No.18 Light-Touch Pushbutton Keys Generate Their Own Power
Scientist Develops Unique Eco-Friendly Control Panel
This new eco-friendly control panel for the Washlet generates its own power, and its sensitive light-touch keys are designed for an excellent feel. We talk with the woman engineer who created this amazing product.
No.17 The Engineering Challenges behind the Creation of TOTO's Ultimate Public Toilet
The World's First Aerated Flush Tank
System with the Special Flushing Device
This innovative flush tank system for public toilets boasts the strengths of both the flush valve and tank systems, saves more water and is easier to use. This issue introduces the behind-the-scenes development of the ultimate toilet tank.
No.16 Touch-switch water broom faucet with 4 eco-functions
Overcoming many challenges during development, team creates touch-switch water broom faucet with 4 eco-functions
Touch-switch and aeration technology are installed in the water broom faucet to improve materally the energy-conserving effect. The development team went through many ups and downs to achieve this.
No.15 Outstanding Eco-Friendliness Achieved Through Painstaking Research
A passion for the development and application of photocatalytic coating.
This Green Story introduces the development of the Hydrotect Color Coat, a photocatalytic coating that uses Toto’s patented photocatalyst technology. The coating is capable of self-cleaning in the sun and rain, but it also features air-cleansing properties.
No.14 Creating a Model Factory with the World's Highest Eco-Friendliness Rating
12 Samurai Take the Challenge of the Project of the Century
Engineers joined forces to complete a model sanitary-ware factory, and succeeded in radically reducing CO2 emissions by 43%. This Green Story introduces the epic challenge undertaken by the team to achieve the ultimate level of eco-friendliness.
No.13 Environmentally friendly cardboard packaging
Creating packaging is not background work anymore - the world of package design is full of know-how and zeal
In this issue we bring you the surprising story of the struggle to replace excessive packaging with effective, easy-to-handle packaging. Go behind the scenes on the design processes that consumers never hear about.
No.12 A self-powered faucet using a "hydrogenerator?"
A self-powered faucet using a "hydrogenerator?" The incredible evolution of the Aqua Auto Faucet series.
The first automatic faucet was launched in 1984. Over the next 30 years, the self-powered series has greatly evolved. Let's take a look at the development of the self-powered verson of the Aqua Auto Faucet.
No.11 The Areal Pulse Shower Boosts Bathing Comfort
The Areal Pulse Shower, with its outstanding comfort and water savings, has proved popular around the world.
Toto's Air-In Shower, developed in 2010, is an innovative product whose aerated flow saves water and boosts comfort. Based on this technology, the Areal Pulse Shower was launched in 2013 as an overhead shower product boasting even greater comfort.
No.10 Washlet Evolution
ewater+ Sanitizing Water Keeps the Toilet Bowl Clean Longer
The cumulative shipments of Washlet products have reached 30 million. The latest enhancement to the series features ewater+, a sanitizing water that keeps the toilet clean longer. This GREEN STORY looks into the secrets behind the development of this special water that uses ordinary tap water.
No.09 Washlet Evolution
Fast-Heating Toilet Seat Automatically Conserves Energy
Since its launch 30 years ago, TOTO's Washlet series has transformed "toilet culture" and continued to evolve. In this story, we take you behind the scenes of the development of the fast-heating toilet seat, which efficiently conserves energy.