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Stagnant water in hospital plumbing systems: What are the risks?

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When a patient is admitted to the hospital, they expect it to be clean and safe. But is it?

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K-12 Districts are Battling Legionella Bacteria

A school district in Virginia is showing us that small leaks or a broken toilet are not the most severe issues that school facility managers are facing.

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Three cases of Legionnaires' disease at senior living facility: What could have prevented it?

Home is where you go to go to relax. But what would you do if your typical self-care activities — like taking a hot shower or drawing a soothing bath — put you at risk for a potentially severe disease?

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Chicago Faucets Used in Residential Application

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Architect Jon Frishman Home, Laurel Canyon, CA


The Challenge

Architect John Frishman took two weeks to design a home for himself and ten years to build it.

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Chicago Faucets’ products selected for prestigious hospital’s major expansion project

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The Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Pavilion and Glickman Tower


The Challenge

The Cleveland Clinic has completed the most significant expansion project in its organization’s history with the Sydell & Arnold Miller Family Pavilion and the Glickman Tower.

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Chicago Faucets helps meet LEED® certification

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Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens,

Rockford, IL


The Challenge

The Sinnissippi Greenhouse attraction served visitors to the Rockford, Illinois area for more than 86 years.

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Going for the Gold with Chicago Faucets

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National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington D.C.


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The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on September 24, 2016 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

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Chicago Faucets delivers! Keeping building’s renovation on schedule

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One Dulles Tower Office Building,

Herndon, VA


The Challenge

The renovation of the Dulles Tower Class A office building, originally built in 2001 was proceeding as planned, but it was discovered that the original manufacturer specified for the building’s faucets could not meet delivery requirements. 

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Chicago Faucets' SSPS power supply saves $35,000 in electrical wiring costs

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Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin


The Challenge

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To address continuing demand for its services, the health care network has a number of expansion and renovation projects scheduled for completion in 2020.

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Reducing Waterborne Pathogens and Hospital Acquired Infections Is Possible

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Hospital environmental services and infection preventionists can benefit from reduced risk using Chicago Faucets’ auto-draining technology.

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