2014 KBIS Product Preview

Toto Eco Drake The new transitional tank design in this high-efficiency 1.28 gpf toilet supports a generous lid that has been molded into a shelf. The toilet’s E-Max computer-designed gravity flushing system saves 20  percent more water than a 1.6 gpf toilet, the firm claims.. The toilet is CalGreen compliant and WaterSense certified. www.totousa.com

Silestone Nebula This new color series expands Cosentino’s selection of neutral tones with five additions inspired by natural stone: Hélix, Pulsar, Daria, Istmo and Dreis, all available in polished and suede finishes. The quartz surface is naturally non-porous and never needs to be sealed. The firm also says it is easy to clean, and has high scratch, stain, and heat resistance. www.silestoneusa.com

Rohl Water Appliance The firm has rolled out a series of options for what it says is the most used part of the modern kitchen - the sink. The combination may include a foundational sink, a multi-functional faucet, and accessories like integrated disposer buttons, instant hot water dispensers, and water filtration systems. Components may be added or subtracted depending on customer needs. www.rohlhome.com

ElectroLux Dishwasher This stainless steel dishwasher features an innovative adjustable racking system that the maker says can fit more than 180 items, including 10-inch dinner plates in the top rack and 12-inch dinner plates in the bottom. The model has 14 wash cycles, including a quick wash  that cuts cleaning time in half, the firm claims . The unit is Energy Star qualified and NSF certified. www.electroluxappliances.com 

Elkay The firm says its Design-Craft series has more space than traditional framed cabinets, offering deeper wall cabinets, up to 60 percent more drawer space, and hundreds of organizational options. The Barcelona & Valencia lines (shown) feature clean lines that blend well with transitional design, as well as classic details such as the stacked crown molding and turned leg on the island. www.elkayusa.com

Omnia Prodigy marks the luxury brand’s entrance into the moderately priced door hardware market. Inspired by the company’s most popular latchsets, styles range from a sleek modern lever to a sparkling glass knob. Further customization is made possible with four unique concealed screw mounted roses. The solid brass latchsets are are offered in six finishes. www.omniaindustries.com

Laufen Sinks The SaphirKeramic material used to form the firm’s new sinks is harder and stronger than vitreous or fireclay ceramics, says the company. This hardness permits thinner walls compared with traditional ceramics, resulting in less material used, lighter weights, and greater design possibilities for contemporary shapes. The material is insensitive to abrasive cleaners, the maker claims.   www.us.laufen.com

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