NooB Question: Why are WaterSense toilets so much cheaper than standard toilets?

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by MrBen23, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. MrBen23

    MrBen23 New Member

    Aug 18, 2010
    New Jersey
    Hey guys,
    I am doing research because I want to buy new toilets for my house. I was thinking about American Standard, so I went on their website. After looking at their products, I noticed that the WaterSense toilets were MUCH cheaper than their standard, non EPA-certified toilets. Can someone enlighten me with the reason why?

    Thanks in advance!

    (1st post! Woot!)
    Last edited: Aug 18, 2010
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    It might be volume...many places are requiring water sense toilets. Read Terry's toilet reviews. Lots of comments re: AS stuff.
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  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    Normally the Watersense (1.28 or less) and the 1.6 are similar in price.
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