Walking the Talk: The Importance of Sustainable Manufacturing
TOTO is the world’s largest plumbing products manufacturer. We offer a complete line of commercial and decorative plumbing fixtures and fittings, faucets, accessories, shower and flush valves, as well as lavatories, toilets, Air Baths and urinals. More than 1,500 TOTO engineers and their colleagues are committed to achieving the seamless integration of performance, conservation, technology, and innovation. We concentrate on creating a more enjoyable bathroom experience through products that infuse sophisticated style with substance, optimize water conservation and provide consistent, exceptional performance.
- Discuss how sustainable manufacturing practices can reduce energy, water, and material waste to improve the environment and reduce a product's footprint
- Explain why design and industry professionals should specify products with high performance attributes that have minimal impact on the environment and human health
- Describe the value of Transparency Reports (EDPs), HPDs, and Declare Labels in achieving points in LEED and other green buildings systems
- Explain the steps in sustainable manufacturing of vitreous china products from mining raw materials to the recycling or re-purposing of the used product