Quick Guide to NYC Low Flow Showerhead Regulations
Effective July 1, 2012
Local Law 57 states New York City water efficiency consumption will change from 2.5 GPM @ 80 psi to 2.0 GPM for Plumbing Fixtures and Fixtures fittings.
Code changes apply to new construction and the repair or replacement of existing structures and fittings.
IAPMO states that on average, a typical New Yorker uses 125 gallons of water every day. 10% of which is used showering. Switching to low flow will average a savings of $40.00/year.
Speakman Low Flow Showerheads Guarantee an Unbeatable Spray Force at any Pressure:
- Spray force is tested against the minimum performance requirement set by WaterSense® of 2.0 oz of force
Speakman’s 2252-E2 performs as seen below @ 2x industry standard at 30 psi and at almost 3x industry standard at 80 psi
The WaterSense® flow rate specification is a maximum performance requirement of 2.0 gpm at 80 PSI.
- Speakman S-2252-E2 falls below Watersense min. requirement at 2.0 gpm @ 80 PSI.