Now On Demand
Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU; 1 IDCEC CEU/HSW
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
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.
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 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 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.
- Explore the public health impacts of the life cycle of building products, including in the supply chain and at end of life.
- Use a holistic framework of Green Chemistry, Circular Economy and Embodied Carbon (Climate) to evaluate building materials.
- Learn questions and criteria that shift the marketplace toward materials that are healthier for everyone, including building occupants.
- Discuss balancing the pursuit of multiple sustainability criteria in product selection, relying on a cohesive Three Lenses framework.