Sloan Announces Groundbreaking Enhancement of its Optima® Faucet Line
Sloan, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, today introduced its modernized Optima faucet line. More than 300 enhanced models are being introduced, complementing the largest line of sensor-activated and touch-free products in the industry.
The new and improved Optima faucet line maintains the popular spout designs that have made it the sensor faucet with the largest installed unit base in the world. Underneath those designs, Sloan has leveraged its considerable experience in automatic sensor faucets to include exciting new technology. Using rugged standardized components, these plumber-friendly products reduce the time to install, service and maintain sensor faucets by 50 percent or more versus competitors.
Adding to the increased level of convenience, each faucet control now features wireless capability. The new Sloan Connect® App – available for free for both iOS and Android smartphones – enables building owners and facility managers to collect data and adjust settings without having to disassemble the sink or spend time working on the restroom floor.
“Sloan is the world leader in automatic sensor faucets for commercial applications,” said Andrew Warnes, Product Line Manager for Faucets. “We listen to customers and they tell us that facility managers are required to work faster with fewer resources than ever before. Efficiency is their priority and products that save time and money are welcomed. If they contribute data to preventative maintenance programs and sustainability efforts, even better. The fact that the new models are the same price as the faucets they replace is best of all.”
Sloan Optima faucets now come with standard mounting hardware. All connections are quick-connect and eliminate under-sink clutter, while the faucet control includes an integrated water shut-off, a twist-off solenoid, a quick-change battery pack and a sensor range adjustment button for those who don’t want to use the smartphone app. The units are so flexible that the same faucet can be powered by four AA batteries, a wall adapter plug or an optional hybrid energy turbine.
Optima faucets also offer water-saving features, including LEED compliant 0.35 gpm sprayheads and adjustable timeouts.
Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. Headquartered in Franklin Park, Illinois, the company is at the forefront of the green building movement and provides sustainable restroom solutions by manufacturing water-efficient products such as flush valves, electronic faucets, and soap dispensing systems, sink systems and vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.