6 sustainable bathroom solutions

6 sustainable bathroom solutions
6 sustainable bathroom solutions
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When it comes to the bathroom, sustainability and beautiful design now go hand in hand. Check out the latest designs on the market.

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1. This Barcelona Bath boasts a luxuriously deep well and ergonomically shaped ends for the ultimate in shared bathing comfort — save water and indulge simultaneously. The elegant bath is made from Victoria + Albert’s naturally white Quarrycast®, a material rich in volcanic limestone and high-performance resins. www.vandabaths.com/au

 

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2. The Cubo Towel Rail from Australian-based company Avenir is an eco-friendly and practical addition to any bathroom. Made from 304-grade stainless-steel tubing that has a high level of corrosion resistance, the Cubo is heated by a dry heating element wire which is fed through the tubes. This allows a faster heating and cooling time of five to 10 minutes. The Cubo is mirror polished and has a concealed fixing system. www.avenir.com.au

 

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3. The Dorf Motif Cross Shower Set is a stunningly minimalist design. Coming with a matching tapware range, the Motif Cross Shower emits water at nine litres a minute and is 3-star rated by WELS. Having serviced Australia with bathware for more than 60 years, Dorf has incorporated the latest innovations in water saving technology to reduce water usage without affecting the performance of its products. www.dorf.com.au

 

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4. The PuraVida Ambience Tap from award-winning design firm Hansgrohe will turn heads with its style and visual appeal. From the minds of design team Andreas Haug and Tom Schönherr, the Puravida collection uses Hansgrohe’s unique DualFinish of white and chrome to allow the surfaces to seamlessly blend together. Using their EcoSmart and AirPower functions, the Puravida range is water efficient and sustainable.  www.hansgrohe.com.au

 

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5. The new fascia design of the Tastic range by Sampford IXL is super-sleek and designed to improve the aesthetic of your bathroom. This Eco model is designed to fit into new homes with 5-star energy ratings (or for energy-conscious home owners). With fluorescent light that expends up to 74 per cent less electricity, it’s an eco-friendly choice. www.ixlappliances.com.au

 

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6. Saving water needn’t sink your bathroom budget. There are many simple things you can do like limit your showers to a few minutes and fix leaks. Or try this Teknobili Plus Twin Overhead Shower designed by Piet Billekens. With a 3-star WELS rating, emitting just nine litres per minute, these showers are as economical as they are striking. www.reece.com.au

By Tatyana Leonov
From Luxury Home Design magazine Vol. 15 No. 2



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