2013 Hottest Gadget by Popular Science
Each month, Popular Science selects 12 innovative products to make up the "Hottest Gadgets" list. The thoughtfully designed Moen® kitchen faucets featuring MotionSense™ technology were selected by the Popular Science staff as one of the Hottest Gadgets for April 2013. Combining the best of style and functionality, MotionSense provides an intuitive, hands-free kitchen faucet experience that responds to users' simple hand movements to activate water flow.
Architectural Products Magazine Production Innovation Awards
Moen Commercial's M•Press™ metering faucet was recently awarded Architectural Products' 2012 Production Innovation Award (PIAs) in the restroom and plumbing category. The awards, now in their second year, showcase and honor innovation in the development and enhancement of building-related products throughout the market sector. Judged by a group of 50 independent industry professionals, the M•Press faucet was selected for its pressure-independent design, ensuring consistent water flow and proper shut-off every time.
2011 WaterSense® Excellence Award
Moen was named the 2011 WaterSense® Excellence Award winner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), based on its significant efforts to advance the WaterSense mission through participation and collaboration in promotional events.
Moen initiated significant water-saving campaigns and promotional events directed toward media, consumers, trade professionals and associates. In addition, Moen supported WaterSense awareness campaigns, including "We're for Water" and "Fix a Leak Week."
Moen's involvement with WaterSense extends far beyond promotional and event support. All Moen lavatory faucets for residential and multi-family applications are certified to meet WaterSense criteria. In addition, Moen became one of the first manufacturers on the market to offer products certified to meet new 2010 WaterSense criteria for showerheads.
101 Best New Products of the Year from the Editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler
Each year, the editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler carry out an exhaustive search for the most innovative new materials, finishes, and systems geared toward the residential construction market. Winning products are selected based on several criteria, including the product's ability to reduce labour or material costs; enhance style; improve performance; and to make life easier for builders, contractors and homeowners.
Moen's Flushmount body sprays were selected as a Best New Product of the Year in 2011, based on their flexible installation and design, with an adjustable spray face that allows users to pivot the water up to 20 degrees in any direction and an adjustable mounting bracket that helps ensure quick and easy alignment with adjacent body sprays. Editors noted that Flushmount body sprays "are designed for virtually any bathroom installation, not just luxury projects."
This Old House Magazine Top 100 Products
Each year, the This Old House editorial staff researches the most unique and helpful home products to create a list of the 100 best new home products of the year. The Moen® Home Care® Designer Grab Bars with Integrated Accessories and the Fold-Down Shower Seat were named two of these top 100 products. Each product was chosen for their exquisite attention to style, while providing necessary safety in today's baths.
The KBCULTURE AWARDS recognize excellence in aesthetic design and technological innovation in the kitchen and bath. Moen Home Care's Designer Grab Bars with Integrated Accessories were honoured as the 2011 KBCULTURE AWARD winner in the kitchen and bath storage category. Grab Bars with Integrated Accessories combine the safety benefits of a grab bar with three common bath essentials - a towel bar, a paper holder and a shelf - making each bath functional and fashionable. These products were praised for being "smartly conceived," based on the useful storage and extra security they provide.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year Award
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's (CSE) Product of the Year competition is the premier award for new products in the mechanical, fire, electrical, and plumbing systems engineering markets. Selected by CSE readers, the annual Product of the Year Awards were created to provide engineering professionals with information about the top new products in their fields.
Moen's M•Power Dual flush valve was bestowed the GOLD award in the category of plumbing and water management in the 2011 CSE product of the year competition. Moen was the only plumbing manufacturer to win a 2011 GOLD award.
Home Builder Executive Innovation Awards
Home Builder Executive Innovation Award honorees include manufacturers that have brought unique products, features, and/or builder programs to market during the past year. Editors review company websites, press releases, and promotional materials, along with articles and interviews published over the past year to determine award winners. Moen was selected as a 2011 Innovation Award winner, based on innovative programs and products like the new Reflex™ pulldown kitchen faucet system, Flushmount body sprays, Designer Grab Bars with Integrated Accessories and a host of new faucets and showerheads certified to meet WaterSense® criteria.
Buildings Magazine Top 67 Money Saving Products
Each year, the Buildings editorial staff selects the top Money-Saving Products based on a product's initial and life-cycle costs, sustainability, longevity, energy efficiency, occupant productivity and maintenance requirements. For the second consecutive year, a Moen Commercial product was selected. M•Power sensor-operated faucets were recognized among the Top Money Saving Products in 2011. These faucets feature a water-efficient, vandal-resistant aerator, a motion sensor that automatically starts and stops the flow of water and a 30-second auto-off function to prevent waste and overflow. M•Power faucets were also praised by Buildings for their hygienic and water-saving benefits.
2011 Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX)
Five of the latest innovations from Moen were selected to receive the 2011 Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX). Sponsored by Design Journal, the international trade publication for interior designers, architects and facility managers, ADEX awards are the largest recognition program for product design of furniture, fixtures and finishes marketed to the design trade. The ioDIGITAL™ Vertical Spa and ioDIGITAL Shower won Platinum ADEX Awards – the highest possible award level. Gold ADEX Awards were given to the Modern Pot Filler, the Method™ Bath Collection and the ioDIGITAL Roman tub with 90°™ trim.
Buildings Magazine Top 67 Money-Saving Products
Each year, the Buildings editorial staff selects the top Money-Saving Products based on a product's initial and life-cycle costs, sustainability, longevity, energy efficiency, occupant productivity and maintenance requirements. For the second consecutive year, a Moen Commercial product was selected. M-Power Sensor-Operated Faucets were recognized among the Top Money Saving Products in 2011. These faucets feature a water-efficient, vandal-resistant aerator, a motion sensor that automatically starts and stops the flow of water and a 30-second auto-off function to prevent waste and overflow.
Best of KBIS 2011
Of the more than 50 product submissions to the 2011 Best of KBIS competition, only eight were recognized by a media judging panel with the top honour – "Best of KBIS" – including the new Flushmount body sprays from Moen. Flushmount body sprays received a Silver Award in the "Best of Bath" category, based on the criteria of functionality, quality/durability, flexibility, aesthetics/style and innovation. Flushmount body sprays fit cleanly against the wall, seamlessly blending in with tile, slate or other premium shower surround materials. In addition to the sleeker styling of the new body sprays, they also allow for simpler installation, saving time and money. Best of all, the adjustable spray face allows you to pivot the water up to 20 degrees in any direction.
2010 WaterSense® Manufacturer Partner of the Year
Moen® is proud to win the WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year award for 2010. Our achievements in 2009 are only the beginning of our efforts to promote and support water efficiency in this country, and globally.
This recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency for our commitment to water efficiency is one of the many benefits of our partnership with WaterSense. The tools, and resources provided by WaterSense, along with the use of the WaterSense label on our certified products, and our product listing on the WaterSense web site all contribute to elevating consumers and customer's perception of the Moen brand, and awareness of our sustainability efforts as a company.
2010 GOOD DESIGN™ Award
Founded in 1950, the GOOD DESIGN™ awards are the world's oldest awards program. The awards are conferred annually by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. GOOD DESIGN awards recognize the world's most prominent designers and manufacturers for advancing new, visionary and innovative product concepts, invention and originality, and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered ordinary product and consumer design. The Modern Pot Filler by Moen was selected for a 2010 GOOD DESIGN award in the kitchen/appliances category.
2010 Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX)
Sponsored by Design Journal, the international trade publication for interior designers, architects and facility managers, the ADEX awards are judged by an anonymous panel of professionals representing an array of industries whose products are included in the ADEX Awards. The ADEX panel identified ioDIGITAL™, the Envi™ rainshower and the Fina™ single-handle lavatory faucet from Moen as top designs based on a force-ranking of form, function and fitness for a particular purpose. Each ADEX category has the potential for three award levels: platinum, gold or silver. In 2010, Moen earned awards within the highest two award tiers – ioDIGITAL received a Platinum ADEX Award, whereas Envi and Fina received Gold ADEX Awards.
Perspective Awards Certificate of Excellence
Moen was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the 2010 Perspective Awards for its 90°™ kitchen and bath collection. The Perspective Awards promote and showcase architectural and interior design used throughout Asia; bringing various industry associations together in a single forum to celebrate outstanding talent. The 90° collection was recognized for its unique combination of simplicity and functionality – with minimalist styling and Moen´s M-PACT® common valve system, which makes it quick and easy to change the style of the bath without replacing any plumbing. M-PACT is available on the 90° eight-inch widespread faucet, showering options and the three- or four-hole Roman tub faucets.
Interior Design Best of Year (BoY) Awards – Honoree
The annual Interior Design Best of Year (BoY) Awards are the preeminent design competition recognizing superior interior design products. The Modern Pot Filler by Moen was selected as an honoree in the kitchen fittings category by Interior Design editor-in-chief Cindy Allen and a jury comprised of the top names in design. The Modern Pot Filler offers a contemporary design for high-end kitchens, with clean, modern lines and durable, all-metal construction. It extends 24 inches, via a double-joint extendable arm, and provides dual shut-offs at its base and spout.
Buildings Magazine Top 81 Money-Saving Products
The Buildings editorial staff selects the top Money-Saving Products based on the criteria of initial cost, life-cycle cost, sustainability, longevity, energy efficiency, occupant productivity and maintenance requirements. In 2010, the Eco-Performance shower system from Moen Commercial was named to this group of high-performance products. The system was selected for its ability to eliminate shower shock due to fluctuations in water temperature and pressure and achieve a 36 percent water savings, as compared to standard showerheads.
Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) - Finalist
The IDSA's IDEA awards are the premier international competition recognizing excellence in design. Criteria for the award include innovation, aesthetics and environmental responsibility. Moen's Envi™ Eco-Performance rainshower was named a finalist in the Ecodesign category for the 2010 IDEA competition. The rainshower was recognized for its unique design, which incorporates the concept of biomimicry - exploring nature-inspired innovation to achieve the most naturally efficient spray coverage possible. Offering a flow rate of 2.0 gallons per minute (7.6 liters per minute), 20 percent less than the industry standard, the Envi Eco-Performance rainshower still provides users with the same experience as they are accustomed to from full-flow rainshowers.
The Home Depot Partner of the Year Award
Moen Canada is proud to once again be presented with The Home Depot 2009 "Plumbing Partner of the Year" Award. Moen Canada first received this award in 1999 and 2009 marks the fifth consecutive win. The award is given annually to recognize the top supplier who has demonstrated a consistent, high level of service over the past year.
CanWel Building Materials Vendor of the Year Award
Moen Canada was presented with the 2009 "Vendor of the Year" Award at CanWel's National Dealer Show and Convention. This represents the second consecutive year Moen Canada has received the single highest award of distinction, as it's chosen from among thousands of vendors across all categories. CanWel's evaluation criteria encompasses many aspects of a vendor's performance including sales increase, fill rate, product penetration rate, in-store vendor visits and customer service.
Buildings Magazine Top 100 Products/Services
Each year, the Buildings editorial staff takes note of the most intriguing and innovative products and services that help with development, construction, modernization, management and operations responsibilities. The SecureMount™ Grab Bar Installation System from Moen® Home Care® was named one of the top 100 products in 2009 for its ultimate combination of strength, style and functionality. The system features an innovative design that makes it possible to quickly, easily and securely install a grab bar anywhere on the wall, with one stud, or no studs.
The Home Depot Plumbing Partner of the Year Award
Moen Canada was presented with the Home Depot's "Plumbing Partner of the Year" Award in 2008 and was acknowledged as the first runner-up for the Merchandising Innovation Award. Moen Canada first received this award in 1999 and is the only vendor to receive the prestigious honour an unprecedented seven times, including the last four consecutive years. The highly coveted Merchandising Innovation Award was presented for "Plumbing Repair Made Easy," a result of Moen Canada's new national distribution of M•Line plumbing repair parts in Home Depot stores to deliver a better shopping experience for the customer.
David Weekley's Home Supplier Performance Award
David Weekley Homes, the third-largest privately owned homebuilder in America, awarded Moen Incorporated and Creative Specialties International® (CSI), a division of Moen, with a prestigious "A" rating in service. The award is based on Weekley's National Trading Partner Survey, in which suppliers are rated on quality and service. After the comprehensive evaluation, few companies rise to the top with such excellent marks. Making even more of an impression, Moen is the only faucet manufacturer to have received this rating; and CSI is the only bath accessory manufacturer to have received the "A" rating, as well.