The commercial automatic faucets are known for their assistive qualities, automatic or sensor faucets are making their presence felt at many assistive living establishments and in places where the elderly and handicapped individuals call home. including Health Care, Clinic and Hospitals where hands free faucet fixtures are also essential for Infection Control. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), proper hand-washing is the single most
effective means of preventing the spread of germs that can result in everything from the common
cold and diarrhea to more serious and potentially life-threatening diseases. In addition automatic faucets are water saving devices, helping save 70% of the water that would otherwise swirl down the drain unused and conserve as much as 3-5% of the water used by a standard household. Other benefits of automatic faucets are found in inhibiting the spread of germs which are known to thrive on faucet handles, as well as help prevent or mitigate scalding incidents caused by hot water flowing out of the faucet.
Touch Free Easy Activation
The Infrared-controlled and capacitive-sensor controlled faucets are the most universal, offering userís touch-free, easy activation. In general the ADA Accessibility Guidelines means Faucets need to be lever, push-type, or electronically controlled operating mechanisms. In the event that a faucet is self-closing, such as a metering faucet, the faucet must remain open and running for at least 10 seconds. The
commercial sensor faucet at Fontana Sensor Faucets meets the ADA requirements. Many options are available for attractive and user-friendly. Lever controls are also easy to operate with one hand.
In restrooms with manual faucets, handles are a prime breeding ground for germs.
Touching faucet handles after washing simply re-contaminates hands and reverses much of the
good that came from washing in the first place. Known for their assistive qualities, automatic faucets are making their presence felt at assistive living establishments and places where the elderly and/or handicapped can use such facilities with ease ... Push-Type: ADA compliant push-type faucets are economical because they allow water to run for a limited amount of time. However it may take more time and effort for a disabled person to wash, so push-type faucets may be inconvenient. Electronically Controlled: Infrared-controlled or capacitive-sensor faucets are ADA compliant, easy to use and especially sanitary for all users. Those motion detection sensors are innovative, durable and stylish and designed to operate in the toughest commercial applications. They are energy efficient and reduce the chance of flooding. Hand Washing sensor bath filler taps are also available in tempered or hot/cold water operation, see our line at Fontana Sensor Faucets for
commercial sensor faucets