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Delta Faucet Continues To Pave the Way for Innovation in the Kitchen and Bath

Delta Faucet Company showcases its latest technologies at the 2013 International Builders' Show

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With continued strength and stabilization being seen across the housing market as well as improvement in overall remodeling activity, Delta Faucet Company is pleased to showcase its latest design innovations and technologies for the home at the 2013 International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, January 22-24. The Delta® brand will exhibit its platform of smart solutions, which address the growing trend of technology in the home, especially busy areas such as the kitchen, where added functionality can have significant impact.

"As technology continues to play a significant role in our daily lives, consumers are looking to integrate smart solutions that offer efficiency throughout their home," said Bob Rodenbeck, director of research and development for Delta Faucet. "In the kitchen and the bath, Delta Faucet continues to lead the industry in new product innovations, from our Touch2O® Technology, which allows users to turn their faucets on with a simple tap, to our H2Okinetic™ Technology, which delivers an even more drenching and satisfying shower without using more water."

Delta kitchen technologies reinvent the user experience
Touch2O Technology continues to improve the way consumers interact with their kitchen faucet by affording precise and reliable control to activate the flow of water exactly when and where it's needed – even when hands are full or messy. In 2013, Touch2O Technology will continue to serve as a cornerstone to the Delta brand's smart solutions approach with the addition of new styles such as the Cassidy™ collection, which includes faucets featuring the technology.  

With Touch2O Technology, once the manual handle is moved to an on position users can simply tap anywhere on the spout, hub or handle of the faucet to turn on and off the water stream. Touch2O Technology makes it easier to turn on the water flow when hands are messy or turn off the water when it is not needed between tasks, potentially helping to save water. It also reduces the potential for cross-contamination while keeping the faucet cleaner.

Many Delta kitchen faucets with Touch2O Technology also feature other Delta product innovations, including MagnaTite® docking, which keeps pull-down spray wands firmly in place when not in use by using a powerful integrated magnet, and DIAMOND™ Seal Technology, ensuring "like new" operation for the life of the faucet.  

Delta Faucet brings new innovations to the bath
Delta H2Okinetic showers help create the feeling of more water without using more water. This technology can now be found in the brand's new In2ition® two-in-one showers. In2tition showers with H2Okinetic technology feature a detachable hand shower, which can run separately or simultaneously with the fixed showerhead, giving the user the comfort of water streaming from the showerhead in any position and the flexibility to accomplish other tasks, such as bathing children, washing pets and cleaning the shower. 

Also on display at this year's show will be working lavatory faucets with Touch2O.xt Technology, the brand's latest bathroom advancement.  Touch2O.xt Technology unites Delta Touch2O Technology with hands-free sensing. An available option on lavatory faucets in the Addison® and Lahara® bath collections, users can touch it on and touch it off, or have an entirely hands-free experience.

To learn more about these latest technologies and others from Delta Faucet at the 2013 International Builders' Show, visit booth C4530.

About Delta®Products 
There is a philosophy at the heart of every Delta® product: there is a better way to live with water. It goes beyond excellent design to incorporate smart thinking that anticipates people's needs. From proprietary Touch2O® Technology that turns faucets on and off with just a touch to H2Okinetic™ shower technology that uniquely shapes the water to create larger water droplets that retain heat longer for a more drenching shower experience, Delta products incorporate thoughtful features that delight. Paired with beautiful, inspirational design, it's another way that the Delta® brand is more than just a faucet. Delta products are offered by Delta Faucet Company, which was named 2011 WaterSense® Manufacturer Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Delta Faucet Company is a worldwide leader in faucets and related accessories and sells products in more than 53 countries. For more information, visit www.deltafaucet.com.

Links to additional resources 
Touch2O Technology 
Touch2O.xt Technology 
H2Okinetic Technology 
In2ition Two-In-One Showers 
Delta Online Press Room  
About Masco Corporation                  

SOURCE Delta Faucet Company

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