The American Standard Brands (ASB) ActiClean self-cleaning toilet was honored by Lowe’s with a 2016 Innovation of the Year award. For award recognition, Lowe’s selects products that set the highest bar for innovation. The announcement can be viewed online at:  innovation of the year

Design Integrity, Inc. in Chicago collaborated with ASB on the design, development and launch of the  ActiClean system. ActiClean is the toilet that cleans itself, combining the power of the revolutionary VorMax flushing technology — which delivers the cleanest flush ever engineered — with a fully integrated self-cleaning system.

ActiClean eliminates the need for aftermarket add-on cleaning solutions that are unsightly and ineffective. It is a high efficiency toilet that uses 1.28 gallons of water per flush, which meets strict WaterSense certification requirements. The user simply presses a button, walks away, and lets the toilet do the rest. To see more detail on the ActiClean development project, click here:  Design integrity acticlean page

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company that serves more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,355 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 285,000 employees. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit:

ASB make life healthier, safer and more beautiful at home, at work, in the community and throughout the world. Offering total project solutions for residential and commercial customers around the world with respected brands such as American Standard®, DXV®, Safety Tubs®, Crane Plumbing®, Eljer®, Fiat® and Decorative Panels International®. ASB is owned by Lixil Corporation, and is part of LIXIL Water Technology business, which operates across 150 countries. Learn more at:  american