TOTO Introduces MyGreenPayback.
Company's New App Offers Consumers and Professionals the Ability
to Calculate their Green Product Purchases' "Return on
Investment" and "Return on Environment".
the largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $5.1 billion
dollars in annual sales, announced today that it has further
enhanced its position as a leader in sustainable product design and
marketing providing by consumers and professionals with a new
web-based sustainable purchase analysis appMyGreenPayback. TOTO's
new app enables users to calculate in real time their financial
return on investment and the planet's return on environment for the
high-efficiency TOTO products they purchase for their homes and
"We wanted to make the sustainable purchasing process easier by
demonstrating our high-efficiency products' water and energy savings
across their life cycle in a format that is easy to understand,"
said Bill Strang, President of Operations for the Americas. "MyGreenPayback
enables us to do that as well as demonstrate our products' benefits
to the planet and human health."
TOTO's MyGreenPayback may be accessed from the web or a favicon
installed on a computer, tablet, or smart phone. Users may compare
up to three products, create their own products collections, and add
products to a project for a payback calculation.
Rather than spending hours pouring over reams of technical data,
consumers and professionals can now spend just a few minutes to
understand and evaluate the benefits of their high-efficiency TOTO
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"The MyGreenPayback team
has enjoyed working with TOTO, and we are excited to help
them simplify sustainable product decision making," said
Paul Shariari, founder and CEO of MyGreenPayback. "Having an
ROI calculator in the hands of their designers, engineers,
contractors, plumbers, and customers will help everyone see
the massive impacts we can have on our built environment."
To calculate their payback, users simply input their product
data (quantity, usage profile, and purchase price) or their
project profile (product data, utility rates, inflation, and
time horizon). Once the data is input, users can quickly and
easily calculate their ROI and their payback breakeven
MyGreenPayback provides users with the financial impact and
potential savings breakdowns for energy cost savings, water
cost savings, and total cost of ownership (life cycle).
Users can easily do another calculation by simply adjusting
their product or project parameters.
TOTO USA is headquarters for the Americas Division of the
TOTO Global Group, which was established in 1917 with the
founding of TOTO, Ltd., in Kitakyushu, Japan. TOTO is the
largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $5.1 billion
dollars in annual sales. To date, TOTO has produced more
than 60 million plumbing fixtures. Today, this international
company maintains 23,500 employees in 69 offices around the
world and owns manufacturing facilities in Japan, Mexico,
the USA, China and Europe with an affiliated network of more
than 80 production facilities worldwide. With over 1,500
engineers on staff and three centers devoted solely to
research and development, TOTO is the undisputed global
leader in product innovation, precision engineering, high
design, and sustainability in products that are designed to
meet people's real world needs. Exemplified in the company's
philosophy People-First Innovation TOTO offers consumers
elegant luxury products that save money and water without
sacrificing an ounce of performance and the peace of mind
that comes from knowing they purchased a brand that sets the
standard for world-class performance, enduring quality, and
reliability. Winner of numerous domestic and international
awards and recognitions, TOTO is the only plumbing
manufacturer honored as Water Efficiency Leader by the
Environmental Protection Agency. TOTO continues to raise
industry standards and consumer expectations as to what is
possible in the bath space, as it connects people with water
in ways that enrich the flow of their daily lives.
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