The State of Wellness in Restroom Design

Standards, Strategies & Solutions for a Post-COVID World
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Sponsored by Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc.
Presented by Peter Hensen, CPMR, C.C.E., CSBA, AAP, David Leigh, and Alan Gettelman

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify architects and facility managers' concerns for reopening and reimagining restrooms in a post-COVID era.
  2. Recognize the emerging standards, certifications and expectations surrounding health and wellness in restrooms today.
  3. Identify restroom touchpoints and other problem areas and review general strategies to support wellness.
  4. Realize emerging solutions and technologies to support restroom hygiene, health and wellness.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
GBCI
1 GBCI CE Hour
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
IDCEC
1 IDCEC CEU/HSW
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NSAA
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed design expectations for commercial and public restrooms. As buildings reopen and design professionals ideate new projects, a restroom’s ability to support hygiene, health and wellness has emerged as a primary consideration. This course reviews the current state of hygiene, health and wellness expectations in commercial and public restrooms. Presenters will share quantitative insights from building industry and design professionals and explore emerging health and wellness certification standards, such as WELL Certified and GBAC STAR. Restroom touchpoint and problem areas will be reviewed, along with relevant solutions.

State of Wellness



David

David Leigh, Vice President of Marketing for Bobrick previously served as director of sales and marketing for Koala Kare Products prior to Bobrick's 2004 acquisition of the commercial childcare product company.


Peter

Peter Henson, CPMR, C.C.E., CSBA, AAP, is the CEO of Allynt Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in helping commercial building owners and managers create clean and healthy interior environments in their facilities. Peter has served the facilities services industry since 1986 and frequently offers comprehensive infection prevention guidance to stakeholders in commercial real estate.

Alan

Alan Gettelman, author of “A Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms” and Bobrick Vice President of External Affairs is a nationally renowned authority on accessibility standards compliance who has consulted on architectural specifications for decades.

 

Bobrick Bobrick is a 100-plus-year-old global restroom accessory and toilet partition company headquartered in North Hollywood, California, with seven manufacturing divisions across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and business operations that extend into 85 markets worldwide. A leader in product innovation and manufacturing, Bobrick prides itself on being a company that delivers best-in-class products and service while fostering an environment of collaboration and continuous learning. www.bobrick.com

 

Originally published in June 2021

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