Electronic Kitchen Faucets 101

Posted by Daniel Edelman on

Electronic faucets are redefining the way we use our kitchen. They offer added convenience, prevent cross-contamination and conserve water. With many options on the market today, discover which faucet is right for you.

Dornbracht eUnit

Features:

  • The electronic interface regulates water flow, temperature and control of the drain.
  • Can dispense water in measured amounts, from small volumes required for baking to large volumes needed for cooking noodles.
  • The foot sensor at the base of the cabinet creates a true hands free experience to turn the water on and off.

Power Supply: 120V
Price Range: Available Spring 2014. Please call for pricing.

KWC Ono

Features:

  • Tap the dial to turn on the faucet. Tap once for cold water, twice for warm water and three times for hot water.
  • Turn dial for temperature.
  • Press and turn dial for volume.
  • LED colored light ring acts as a visual indicator for temperature.
  • A second remote control can be mounted anywhere to increase functionality. This is a perfect solution if you are incorporating elements of universal design.

Power Supply: 120V
Price Range: $3,253 - $5,305
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Brizo SmartTouch™

Features:

  • Turn the water on and off by tapping anywhere on the faucet
  • The technology knows the difference between a touch and a grab. This means it will know when you want to tap it on/off but won't turn on/off if you go to pull-down the spray head.
  • 2 button 4 function spray head. Control water flow by switching between spray or stream modes, control water volume, and pause and restart water flow, all with two-button simplicity.

Power Supply: Battery operated
Style Options: 4
Price Range: $570 - $1,029

Kohler Sensate™

Features:

  • The sensor is strategically placed on the underside of the spout and will respond within 20 milliseconds of placing an object under the spout.

Power Supply: 120V
Price Range: $675 - $800

Grohe Minta

Features:

  • Turn the water on and off by tapping anywhere on the faucet.
  • As a safety feature, the water will automatically dispense cold water when tapped on.

Power Supply: Battery operated
Price Range: $569 - $729

Moen MotionSense™

Features:

  • There are 2 sensors: one at the top of the spout and one on the base.
  • Wave your hand over the top of the faucet to turn the faucet on/off
  • The sensor near the base of the faucet identifies when an object, like a cup or a hand, is placed beneath the spout, running water only until you exit the sensor zone.

Power Supply: Battery operated or can be used with AC adapter to 120V
Style Options: 2
Price Range: $640 - $705

Delta Touch2O™

Features:

  • Turn the water on and off by tapping anywhere on the faucet
  • The technology knows the difference between a touch and a grab. This means it will know when you want to tap it on/off but won't turn on/off if you go to pull-down the spray head.

Power Supply: Battery operated
Style Options: 4
Price Range: $475 - $720


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