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Q. "What's the difference between a child drinking fountain unit and a standard drinking fountain unit?"
A. The child drinking fountain unit is slightly smaller than the standard drinking fountain unit, therefore the mounting height is slightly lower, making it more accessible to children.
Q. "What's a double bubbler?"
A.A double bubbler is an exclusive feature of the Halsey Taylor drinking fountains. This important innovation projects two separate streams of water that converge to form a 'pyramid' of water at the apex of the stream. This provides a fuller more satisfying drink of water, while allowing drinkers to be several inches away from the faucet, reducing the spread of germs.
Q. "What does it mean to have ANSI Certification for lead free plumbing products?"
A. Laws requiring plumbing products that come in to contact with drinking water to be essentially lead-free (0.25% weighted average) have been passed in California, Louisiana, Maryland, and Vermont. In order for companies to ship these plumbing products to locations in CA, LA, MD and VT, they must be ANSI certified lead free.
Q. "What is CA AB 1953, LA Act No. 362, MD HB 372, and VT S.152 and how is this different from previous low-lead legislation?"
A. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates the amount of lead in drinking water under guidelines established in the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act (passed in 1974; amended in 1988 and 1996). This Act defines "lead-free" as not more than 8% lead in pipes and fixture fittings. PLEASE NOTE: Use of the term "lead-free" varies between the new legislation in CA (AB 1953), LA ( Act No. 362), MD (HB 372), and VT (S.152), and in the current Federal Safe Drinking Water Act requirements. In the new legislation for CA, LA, MD and VT only (as of Jan 2013), it will mean 0.25% or less (weighted average). Similar national legislation is scheduled to go into effect Jan 2014.
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