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Commercial Restroom Design Trends: Latest Industry Findings & Insights
Public restrooms in commercial buildings are undergoing a shift due to a number of societal, health-related, and technological factors. While touchless fixtures in restrooms are not new, the COVID-19 pandemic has generated greater interest in these products and the desire for an entirely hands-free experience in public restrooms. Additionally, public discourse around gender inclusivity is changing the way interior designers approach the design of these facilities, and there is a rise in more all-gender/family style restrooms in commercial buildings.
SVO Guide for COVID-19 Relief Funding for Shuttered Venues
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) provided $900 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding and was signed into law on December 27, 2020. Title III of the CAA, entitled Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, introduced a new $15 billion grant program to be administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) enacted in March of 2021, provided another $1.25 billion to the program. This program offers critical support for the nation’s performing art venues, movie theatres, and museums.
ACRG Guide for COVID-19 Relief Funding for Airports
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) provided approximately $10 billion in support to U.S. airports experiencing severe economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Subsequently, and in addition to, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the CAA 2021) provided $2 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding and was signed into law on December 27, 2020. Most recently, another $8 billion in funding was provided through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed into law on March 11, 2021.
HEERF Guide for COVID-19 Relief Funding for Higher Education Facilities
Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law back on March 27, 2020, the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEER or HEERF) program was created. On top of the $30.8 billion provided to the Education Stabilization Fund via CARES, and the $81.88 billion provided through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA), an additional amount of $122.77 billion was provided through the American Rescue Plan Act. Of this funding, a significant portion was set aside specifically for higher education through HEERF. With this guide, learn how how your institution may be eligible for financial assistance.
GEERF & ESSERF Guide for COVID-19 Relief Funding for Elementary and Secondary Schools
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), signed into law on December 27, 2020, provided an additional $81.88 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding to the Education Stabilization Fund. Then, a mere few months later on March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law providing an additional $122.77 billion in additional funding. The funds continue to be allocated to two types of grant programs which include the Elementary and Secondary School Relief Fund (ESSER or ESSERF) and the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER or GEERF).
Gaining an Accurate Estimate of Water Demand in Buildings
Estimated peak water demand is customarily used to size a building’s piping system. But with Covid-19 and other pathogens, a higher demand for sensor-activated and high efficiency fixtures has increased the need for more accurate demand calculations given a large variety of water dispensing fixtures.
Sloan Building Commissioning Guide
Guide to properly clear (flush) commercial restrooms prior to re-opening your building
Flushometer Preventative Maintenance
In a busy commercial restroom, a manual flushometer may only deliver five years of service. Get ahead of the curve and head off maintenance issues before they start.
Reality Check: The Keys to a Successful Water Savings Project
“Proper planning prevents poor performance.” As many contractors and building owners have learned, this concept is essential for any retrofit project to reduce water consumption.
The TruFlush Flushometer for Global Communities
The design and engineering of Sloan’s TruFlush flushometer make it the perfect, water efficient solution for increasing access to clean, affordable sanitation in global communities.
Down the Drain
The PERC I study uncovers that toilet paper, pipe slope and flush volume are the key variables in determining whether drain lines might be predisposed to a clog.
Gaining Perspective on Water Efficiency Through LEED v4.0
The new LEED v4 rating system expands the Water Efficiency section to include all types of water use — process, appliances, cooling towers, outdoor water and fundamental metering requirements.
Drainpipe Considerations for Reduced Water Urinals
Today’s water-efficient urinals perform equally as well as—or, in most instances, better than — inefficient older products.
The Role of Electric Faucets in Healthcare Infection Control
A comprehensive explanation of the relevant issues concerning the role of electronic faucets in a healthcare facility’s bacteria protection strategy.
Diaphragm or Piston Flushometers? It Depends…
Picking the correct flushometer technology for a given installation calls for good, current information about how and where the valve will be used.
The Battery Balancing Act – Technology vs. Application Needs
This paper evaluates battery options for sensor-activated commercial restroom faucets as a means to better understand the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
Flushometer Performance with Reclaimed Water
Reclaimed water makes sense for flushing toilets and urinals, but commercial facilities should be mindful of the negative impact this harsher water can have on plumbing systems.
The AER-DEC™ Integrated Sink
The AER-DEC is the perfect innovation for any high-end washroom, with soap dispenser, faucet, hand dryer, and sink basin in one highly efficient system.