a) How important is kitchen ventilation to your clients during the design process? b) When you’re designing a kitchen, at what point do you start thinking about ventilation?
Do you find that customers are educated more now about clean air in the home?
How have client expectations and requests changed over the last two years and what’s top of mind for clients these days when it comes to a healthy kitchen environment?
How can technology play a role in helping keep the kitchen healthy? What are the most high-impact investments you can make to develop a healthy kitchen?
Share trends that you are noticing around kitchen ventilation. (Style, smart technology, energy efficiency, etc.) – Please share photos!
What type of innovation, design or technology would you like to see in kitchen ventilation?
Zephyr also has a line of Presrv Wine & Beverage Coolers. How are your clients integrating wine or beverage coolers throughout the home?
What type of features do you look for in wine and beverage coolers?
Share photos of your favorite wine and/or beverage cooler installations.
For the past 25 years, Zephyr has transformed the kitchen through design, discovery, and care, and played an integral role in kitchen design trends. The company leads the ventilation category with groundbreaking technology and has collaborated with cutting-edge creative talents.
With the introduction of Presrv™ Wine and Beverage Coolers, Zephyr applies its signature, superior craftsmanship to the art of refrigeration. Presrv reflects the smart design and technology of Zephyr’s original ventilation products in a whole new context, providing accessible wine and beverage cooling products to everyone from the casual home entertainer to the seasoned wine enthusiast.
1.) Medicine Cabinets – Are they outdated? If so, what are you doing instead?
2.) Framed in Bathtubs – Are they outdated? Explain!
3.) Clothes Iron and Ironing Board – Do you own one? Is it gathering dust? Why iron our clothes? Do we need to iron our clothes as much as in the past? What are the options for ironing boards and their storage?
4.) Vessel Sinks – Are they still in style? Do you specify them? Why or why not? What are the pros and cons?
5.) Microwaves – Are they still in demand? If not, what is their replacement for reheating food? What are you specifying and why? Over the range?
6.) Built-in Media Cabinets – We now have flat screen televisions. Is media cabinetry still needed? How are you updating old, deep media cabinets?
7.) What items have you phased out to update a home when remodeling?
Laundry rooms continue to top the most-wanted features list for all generations of home buyers, and the demand is stronger than ever. With over 50% of consumers doing seven loads of laundry or more per week, they’re spending lots of time in the laundry room – time that could be improved with clever design and purposeful appliance innovations.
Whether they’re handling big laundry loads or small, consumers are looking for a space that can help them streamline the laundry routine and improve life at home. How can you design a laundry room that not only fulfills buyer needs but exceeds expectations?
Join Whirlpool Corporation (@WhirlpoolCorp) on Wednesday, September 7, as the company hosts a KBTribeChat on ways to design efficient laundry rooms that work overtime for busy homeowners. With everything from design ideas to new innovations, this interactive and informative discussion provides industry professionals with valuable ways to make the laundry room as functional as possible.
Whirlpool Corporation, a leading global major appliance company, manufactures appliance solutions that offer ways to enhance and simplify everyday laundry routines so consumers can spend more time doing the things they love. The Whirlpool Corporation brand portfolio has been thoughtfully designed to help building industry professionals meet the needs and wants of today’s homebuyers, whether they’re looking for an appliance that tackles even the most stubborn stains or just simplifies their weekly chores.
Save the date for 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, September 7 as Whirlpool Corporation plays host to a discussion on today’s top laundry room trends.
Preview our KBtribechat questions:
What’s the value of incorporating laundry into both single-family homes and rental properties?
Which laundry room features and design elements are you noticing buyers asking for in the space?
How has laundry room technology evolved to meet the needs of today’s home buyers?
With more homeowners looking to maximize space and functionality, how can you create a laundry room that’s multifunctional?
What do you think the future of laundry room design will look like?