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.
In Fall 2020, the Garden Grove Unified School District knew hand washing and hydration would be critical to re-opening for on-site classes. They called their ELMCO® Stewart rep to see how Acorn Engineering and Murdock Manufacturing could help.
This Las Vegas school needed to provide convenient hand washing stations for anyone entering the building—the Eco-Trough™ hand sink was the perfect solution.
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.