2011 Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX)
Five of the latest innovations from Moen Incorporated 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.
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 honor – "Best of KBIS" – including the new Flushmount body sprays from Moen Incorporated. 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 be selected to win the WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year award for 2010. Our achievements in 2009 are only the beginning of our efforts to continue to promote and support water efficiency in this country, and globally.
This recognition from EPA for our commitment to water efficiency is one of 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 elevating consumers and customer's perception of the 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.
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.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year Award – finalist
The Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year Awards are determined by a panel of engineers in the HVAC, Fire, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Markets. The Cleveland Faucet Group (CFG)'s Water Saving showerhead was named a finalist in the plumbing category and was featured in the May 2009 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer. CFG's Water Saving showerhead flows at 1.75 gpm, offering a 30 percent water savings from the industry standard.
2008 GOOD DESIGN™ Award
Sponsored by the Chicago Athenaeum
Founded in 1950 by Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, the GOOD DESIGN™ awards are the world's oldest awards program that bestows international recognition upon the world's most prominent designers and manufacturers for advancing new, visionary and innovative product and graphic concepts, invention and originality. The Moen Cascata faucet was selected because it emphasized a combination of design innovation, sustainability, creativity, branding, ecologically responsible design, human factors, green design, materials, technology and universal design.
Glass Magazine's Crystal Achievement Awards 2008
Glass Magazine, a monthly publication of the National Glass Association serving the architectural, retail and automotive glass industries, recognized the new Mirrorscapes™ mirror frames from Inspirations® by Moen® as a 2008 Crystal Achievement Award winner. The awards recognize significant innovations and achievements in architectural glass technology, manufacturing and marketing. Mirrorscapes, available in multiple styles and finishes, feature a proprietary installation system allowing anyone to quickly, easily and affordably turn any ordinary wall-mounted, plate-glass mirror into an extraordinary focal point in the bath in just minutes.
Business Week's Industrial Design Excellence Award
Moen received a 2008 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in a competition co-sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and BusinessWeek magazine, recognizing design excellence in consumer and commercial products, ecodesign, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts, with special emphasis on innovation in aesthetics, usability and functionality. Moen was named a Bronze IDEA Award winner in the Home Living category for its single-handle, hot-cold outdoor sill faucet. The single-handle, hot-cold outdoor sill faucet offers an easy-to-use handle, allowing users to control water flow and temperature using only one hand, simplifying tasks like filling the baby pool, washing the car, bathing the dog and watering the lawn.
David Weekley Homes' Supplier Performance Award
David Weekley Homes, the largest privately-owned for profit homebuilder in America, awarded Moen Incorporated with a prestigious "A" rating in service for the fourth consecutive year. The award is based on Weekley's National Trading Partner Survey, in which suppliers are rated on quality and service. Only 16 companies received the homebuilder's "A" rating in 2008, and Moen is the only faucet manufacturer to have ever received this rating.
Building Products Magazine Most Valuable Product "MVP" Award
Building Products Magazine, a leading industry publication, recognized the new Mirrorscapes™ mirror frames from Inspirations® by Moen® as a most valuable product for 2008. Products were chosen based on ease-of-use, forward-thinking, cost-savings and ability to provide value to the building and remodeling community. Judges recognized these unique frames for their ability to add "a custom look to an ordinary bath." Mirrorscapes are available in a wide variety of metallic finishes that allow for coordination with faucets or bath accessories and wood finishes that coordinate with cabinetry and trim.
HOME 2008 Kitchen & Bath Awards
The Destiny™ electronic powder room faucet from Moen® named as a 2008 Kitchen &Bath Award winner by HOME magazine. Destiny, recognized for its advanced technology, sheeting water presentation and water saving benefits, was one of only ten products across all categories to be featured as the magazine's "Perfect Ten" products for the awards' tenth anniversary year. Award criteria include style, efficiency, innovation, convenience and durability.
Home Safety Council's Product Innovation for Consumer Safety Award 2008
Moen Home Care was one of only five organizations to receive the Product Innovation for Consumer Safety Award from the Home Safety Council, a national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing home-related injuries. The innovative SecureMount™ installation system received special recognition for its contribution to home safety. Advancing product functionality through style, design, and solid construction, Home Care provides a line of ADA-compliant bath safety products allowing consumers the ability to maintain their independence as they age.
Multi-Housing News Product Choice Award 2008
Both Moen and the Cleveland Faucet Group® (CFG) have been selected by the readers of Multi-Housing News as 2008 Product Choice Award winners in the category of Kitchens/ Bathrooms Faucets and Fixtures. Moen and CFG share this distinction with only three other companies. The two brands were recognized for their outstanding value, quality, innovation and customer care. Both brands are repeat recipients of this award.
Professional Builder – 100 Best New Products
Professional Builder Magazine is written as a resource to help builders run successful and profitable businesses. As home buyers become more knowledgeable about products available, builders have to expend more efforts to keep on top of product developments. The 100 Best New Products award was designed to help to identify for builders the most innovative and important building products. Among the hundreds of products evaluated, Moen's Medora™ kitchen pullout faucet was part of the elite group that received this award for its unique styling, on-trend finishes and advanced functionality.
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.
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.