Key Approaches to Commercial Bathroom and Shower Design

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Inpro
Presented by Travis Aldridge

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discover the three key design trends driving bathroom design and renovation.
  2. Integrate accommodation and universal design principles to commercial washroom and shower design.
  3. Explain the key challenges faced in bathroom design regarding accommodation, privacy the fight against mold, and the cleanliness and hygiene in the space.
  4. Master the characteristics of solid surface as a material choice for both new construction or renovation of washrooms.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
IDCEC
1 IDCEC CEU/HSW
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
NSAA
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
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
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
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

Google the phrase “washroom design trends” and you get results that include – functional design, ADA compliance, low-maintenance materials, privacy, transgender accommodation and warm, high-end feel.

This course focuses on commercial washroom and bathroom design, including disability accommodation; bather/use privacy; the problems of mold, mildew and hygiene; and solid surface as a material alternative to help keep bathrooms and showers cleaner.

Photo courtesy of Inpro Corporation

Travis Aldridge has been in the solid surface industry since 1996. During that time, his career has covered virtually all aspects of the industry, from engineering solid surface materials, plant layout, machine design, engineering solid surface product lines, mold designs, sales of solid surface products, and project management to presenting information to the architect and design community. Since 2005, Travis has focused on designing and promoting commercial solid surface shower products with an emphasis on ADA code compliance. With this experience, he brings not only compliance information but years of hands-on project management experience in the construction industry.


 

Inpro Founded in 1979, Inpro® is a global provider of high-performance, design-forward architectural products for building professionals.

Inpro's product categories include door + wall protection, washrooms, expansion joint systems, privacy, elevator protection, architectural signage, and commercial window treatments.

 

Originally published in June 2021

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