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Propelair wins Green Apple Environmental Award for its UK-manufactured 1.5-litre flush toilet
Propelair, the UK designer and manufacturer of the revolutionary 1.5-litre flush toilet, is celebrating after being named the Engineering & Manufacturing Gold Winner in the national Green Apple Awards 2014 from The Green Organisation.
The Green Organisation recognises, rewards and promotes environmental best practice around the world and the Green Apple Environmental Awards are presented annually to UK companies, councils and communities.
The accolade follows a busy and fruitful period for Propelair in which the Essex company completed a successful £2.6 million fundraising to support its continued growth, with CF Woodford Equity Income Fund becoming a substantial investor. As announced earlier, this month Propelair also won through to take part in the RBS Innovation Gateway programme, which recognises brilliant ideas and UK innovators.
Propelair has developed a new type of water-saving toilet system that uses an innovative air-based operating principle and only 1.5 litres of water per flush compared to the UK average of nine litres. It is ideally suited to both new developments and as a retrofit in existing commercial buildings. In addition to significant water savings which provide fast payback for customers, the Propelair toilet is more hygienic than conventional units as it is proven to remove over 99.9% of waterborne contaminants and suppress the creation of airborne contaminants.
"This award is welcome recognition of the efforts of the Propelair team and its growing band of corporate and public-sector customers," says Garry Moore, Propelair founder and CEO. "We look forward to continued growth and progress in 2015."
28th November 2014