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By Grace Kee & Emily Seo
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About this project

 

 

Turning water at your kitchen and bathroom sink can be as easy as stepping close to the sink. 

California's worst drought in our state's history lasted 5 years. So we were inspired to do everything we could to save water in the home. That's how the ecopedal came about. Water conservationists always remind us to turn water off while rinsing dishes, brushing teeth, and shaving. And with the ecopedal it takes just one simple step to turn water off. It's so easy that a family of 4 could save up to 52 gallons water/day!

While washing your hands, how often do you let the tap run as you reach for soap? With the ecopedal, TURNING OFF the water is hassle-free and becomes second nature.

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YUCK!!! 13,227 bacteria on YOUR kitchen faucet handles?!? Without the ecopedal, you transfer germs, dirt and bacteria to the handle EVERY TIME YOU TURN ON THE WATER! 

With the ecopedal, NEVER touch the faucet handle again while washing hands!

 

  

Since February 2016, we have tested the ecopedal in homes from California to Iowa to understand how the ecopedal performs in real kitchens and bathrooms.

Our families installed the ecopedal, monitored for leaks and quickly learned new water habits. We've had amazing responses from families of all sizes and ages!

Hear why this new mom LOVES the ecopedal!

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We want you to change your water consumption habits to help save water - and save on your water bill! The ecopedal has 2 different flows to easily step water on when you need it. And step water off when you don't. 

RESPONSIVE FLOW:

  • Step on the right side of the ecopedal: Water turns ON
  • Release: Water turns OFF

CONTINUOUS FLOW:  

  • Tap once on the left side of the ecopedal: Water turns ON 
  • Tap again: Water turns OFF

 

Installation - Brief Overview

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You will need a monkey wrench, Phillips screwdriver and about 30 minutes for prep, installation and testing. 

Once installed, leave the faucet handle ON and at the temperature you want water to automatically come out of the faucet.

 

 

Even if kids can't reach the faucet handle, they can still get a glass of water with one simple step.

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Who doesn't love their pet? But maybe you're concerned about leaving them home alone with the ecopedal. During the 3 trial programs we did not have any reports of pets activating the ecopedal. But there is a safety mechanism built into the ecopedal - the Pet Protect feature.  

Pet Protect in Action!

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 There are 7 main components to the ecopedal:

  • 1 ecopedal
  • 1 control box
  • 2 short hoses
  • 2 long hoses
  • electrical plug-in (compatible with North American electrical socket: 110-120 Volts)*
*If there is no outlet under the sink, the ecopedal can be powered by AA batteries. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We love the ecopedal and know you will too! We're so confident that after using the ecopedal for just one week, you can't imagine your bathroom or kitchen without it. If you decide to return the ecopedal, we have a 45-day guarantee and a 1-year limited warranty.

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

The design, function and testing for the ecopedal is complete. And we have been trialing working prototypes in kitchens across the country for more than a year. We are ready to kick-off manufacturing, but are waiting on final order numbers from our Kickstarter campaign.

This being said, as the first major run of production, there is always a risk of manufacturer delay. If there are any issues, we are committed to communicating with our community on our progress and always being available for any questions.

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