Australia Kitchen and Bathroom Trends AU Kitchen and Bathroom Trends Vol. 30/8 - Page 106

Eco-friendly fit-out As part of the green refurbishment of the Accor Vacation Club Apartments, GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens supplied highly efficient fixtures and fittings that meet the sustainable design criteria Top and above right: When the Accor Vacation Club Apartments at Twin Waters undertook a major refurbishment, the hotel specified a range of highly efficient bathroom and kitchen fixtures and fittings from GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens. These included the Dorf Jovian basin mixer. Above: Kitchens feature the Dorf Jovian sink mixer, which has the same crisp, contemporary, squareedged styling. 104 Refurbishments provide an ideal opportunity to investigate eco-friendly products and design solutions that can provide ongoing energy and water savings. This was precisely the approach taken by the Accor Vacation Club Apartments at Twin Waters on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The hotel wanted efficient fixtures and fittings that would complement other sustainable design initiatives introduced in the refurbishment. Improved water conservation was achieved by installing the latest efficient flush systems and reduced-flow tapware for all the bathrooms search | save | share at and kitchens in the hotel. These were supplied by GWA Bathrooms and Kitchens. Ed Callander, GWA sales manager for sustainability, healthcare and government in Queensland, says Accor Vacation Club spent a lot of time looking at every available product before making a decision. “The conversion was easy and cost effective, with GWA’s products ensuring ongoing water savings for the hotel.” In the hotel bathrooms, the Caroma Metro wall-faced toilet suite combines contemporary design and practicality. This features Caroma’s