Inclusive design creates an environment where all visitors feel welcome and valued as guests and customers, no matter their abilities. Read on to learn how you can better accommodate the 1 billion people currently living with disabilities.
Inclusive design means making a space feel welcoming for all people. How is this different from, say, designing gender-neutral bathrooms? Inclusive design goes further. It improves bathroom efficiency and reduces wait times because each stall is available to any person looking to use it, regardless of age, gender, and ability.
How do waterless urinals work? Urine flows down the bowl, then passes through a debris-catching strainer. From there it goes through a one-way duckbill diaphragm that lets the urine pass into the plumbing system while preventing odors from coming back out.
The commercial plumbing marketplace is responding to the increased demand for fixtures that emphasize proper and frequent hand washing.
It’s a common issue, especially with older residential buildings. A toilet flushes and the water pressure in the sink drops, or the shower turns scalding for a few seconds before stabilizing. In a single-family home, it’s an inconvenience, but in a multi-family home, apartment building, or other commercial application, it’s a major problem.