Danze Orrington Toilet Review

New - Danze DC011323WH Orrington ToiletDanze Orrington is a one piece toilet with very clean lines. It has a full skirt with the bowl and the integral tank is seamlessly blended into the base. The toilet is supplied complete with a soft close seat and brushed nickel plated brass flush trip lever.

The toilet uses Danze’s Fluid master pilot valve technology to ensure that its EPA Water Sense certified toilet has an effective single flush cleaning action. The toilet meets all the requirements for ADA certification, with the height of the seat, the shape of the bowl and the lever activated flush.

 

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Design / Materials

The Orrington is a one piece toilet that is made from vitreous china. It is fully skirted and all the angles are rounded to make cleaning easier. The toilet is supplied complete with a soft close seat and lid plus a brushed nickel plated, brass flush trip lever. The bolt covers are color matched ceramic and are contoured to match the skirting. The trap way is fully glazed to help with the efficient cleaning after a flush.

 

Flushing System

The 1.28 gallons of water used on every flush is boosted in its cleaning power by the assistance of Danze’s Fluid master pilot valve system. The toilet is Water Sense certified. As part of the Water sense certification, not only does the toilet have to have a low consumption of water it has to move a specified amount of miso paste every flush to ensure that the flushing system is very effective. This classes the toilet as an HET (high-efficiency toilet).  It is listed as one of the best flushing toilets. See the test!

 

Cleaning

The Orrington has a high gloss finish and a fully glazed trap way. The efficient flush system ensures that the toilet is thoroughly purged with every flush first time.

 

Consumption

The toilet uses only 1.28 gallons of water per flush. The low consumption means that the toilet uses 20% less water that the federal specification. This low consumption plus the ability of the toilet to remove large amounts of waste in a single flush means that the Orrington toilet is EPA Water Sense certified. In many municipalities, this will entitle you to a rebate when a Water Sense toilet is purchased. Check here to see if you are in an eligible area.

 

Ease of Installation

The toilet requires a standard 12” rough in. this dimension is from the finished wall to the center of the waste pipe. Before installing a check should be made of the position of the water supply outlet to make sure that there is no chance that the skirt may interfere with it. The installation follows the same course as all other standard one piece toilets. For full fitting instructions from Danze, including the tools and any accessories needed, follow this link.

 

Danze DC011323WH Orrington 1-Piece High Efficiency Toilet with Soft Close Seat and Tank Lever, WhitePros

  • One piece toilet with full skirt design
  • Elongated seat design
  • Saves money on water bills when compared to standard 1.6 GPF toilets
  • Soft close seat and lid included
  • ADA compliant
  • EPA Water Sense certified
  • 5 year limited warranty

 

 

Cons

  • When fitted as per the instructions from Danze, there is a 1” gap between to tank and the wall

 

Overall                4.5/5

The Danze Orrington is a toilet that meets the requirements of ADA compliance (subject to the trip lever being on the approach side of the tank). The ADA compliance means that this toilet can be fitted into restrooms that are used by the public and employees. With only 1.28 gallons of water used on a flush, the toilet is EPA Water Sense certified and will save you money on your water bills compared to non-certified toilets. This toilet is quite costly when compared to many of the similar toilets we have reviewed. Click to see the best toilet reviews of this year.

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