Grohe has been revealed as the Wallpaper* Smart Space Awards 2022 winner in the 'Best Sustainable Step Forward' category. Design and interiors platform Wallpaper* describes the Smart Space Awards, which are now in their second year, as “created to celebrate and explore what’s new and emerging in product design, with a weather eye on goods that will go the distance and give good service and lasting pleasure.”
Raj Mistry, leader marketing, Lixil EMENA and Grohe UK, said: “Sustainability is embedded in our DNA and Cradle to Cradle Certified provides us with a framework to look at the life cycle of products in a new light. We’re delighted that our continued efforts to demonstrate that circular products can be commercially viable has been recognised by a voice as iconic as Wallpaper*.”
As a brand, Grohe says it actively researches and actions methods of bringing products to market, while guaranteeing they leave behind a healthy planet for future generations, along with making a positive impact and most importantly, a world with less waste.
The company’s bestselling taps, Grohe BauEdge S-Size, Grohe Eurosmart S-Size, Grohe Eurosmart Kitchen and the Grohe Tempesta shower rail set are now Cradle to Cradle Certified at the Gold level, meeting one of the certification’s highest requirements. In addition, the sustainable impact of Grohe BauEdge and Grohe Eurosmart basin mixer is enhanced with SilkMove ES technology, where ES stands for energy-saving. The technology prevents the unnecessary use of hot water by supplying only cold water with the lever in the middle position, while Grohe's core water-saving technology, EcoJoy, is also integrated throughout the range, further heightening the sustainable credentials of all products.