Post-Pandemic Sustainable Design for Restrooms, Locker Rooms, and Public Spaces

Post-Pandemic Sustainable Design for Restrooms, Locker Rooms, and Public Spaces

to take this course

In the wake of COVID-19, people expect more from the facilities they use daily. Public spaces, especially restrooms and locker rooms, must be clean, hygienic, and accessible for everyone to use. Emphasizing public health should not require sacrificing sustainability or aesthetics. This one-hour presentation outlines practical short- and long-term solutions that design professionals can incorporate into restrooms, locker rooms, and other public spaces to ensure safety for both end users and the environment. Attendees will also learn how restroom and locker room design can help contribute to projects seeking certification with WELL v.1 and LEED v.4, including USGBC’s new Safety-First Pilot Credits. By utilizing sustainable and aesthetic designs, professionals can ensure that visitors and occupants can safely enjoy public spaces for years to come.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify the short-term and long-term impacts that the global pandemic will have on public restroom design, especially as they relate to health and safety
  2. Discuss ways in which professionals can emphasize hygiene without sacrificing sustainability, accessibility, or aesthetics when designing and specifying for public restrooms and locker rooms
  3. Illustrate how sustainable product choices in public restrooms and locker rooms can positively impact occupant health and facility maintenance
  4. Design sustainable commercial restrooms and locker rooms that can help contribute to projects seeking certification with WELL v.1 and USGBC’s LEED v.4 & v4.1 BD+C, ID+C, O+M new Safety-First Pilot Credits
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(22) Plumbing
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
GBC10A
GBCI Course ID: 
0920023447
IDCEC Course Number: 
113815
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion