In order to conserve resources in times of drought and water scarcity, in addition to big measures, consumers need to be prepared to change many small things in everyday life. This is sometimes not easy, but it also helps to save money. To make it especially easy to save water in the bathroom, IKEA has partnered with start-up Alted Co. to develop. bacon spray nozzle advanced. It is suitable for all IKEA mixer taps, but it can also be mounted on most standard mixer taps and is said to cost 4.99 euros in IKEA stores or online shop (,
IKEA promises that the nozzle can reduce water flow to 0.25 liters per minute in mist mode and up to 1.9 liters per minute in spray mode. This would mean that BÄCKEN compared to normal mixer taps Save up to 95 percent in mist mode and up to 66 percent in spray mode Would like Ideally, it would also save energy for hot water preparation.
The BÄCKEN atomizer nozzle ensures that when the water is removed, the minimum amount is released in the form of a spray jet or “mist” with the highest possible pressure. This ensures better rinsing results and the tap closes more quickly. And the nozzle is cheap: It can actually save you a lot of water for little effort and little cost.
One small limitation of this otherwise really good water-saving principle could be that you have to lower the nozzle more often if you live in an area with particularly hard water. Since the chip is located in Munich’s stronghold of Kalkwasser, a practical test is already being considered.
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