Provides an overview of how sustainable restroom design can address the global concerns of water shortages and the impacts of the building sector on our environment. This program identifies the newest technologies in high-efficiency restroom fixtures including how to choose water-saving products and the practical, economic, and environmental benefits of high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers versus paper towels. Also included is an in-depth analysis of how these products earn points toward LEED v4 credits and other green building standards to comply with new, best practices in green building.
Course Tuition: Free
- Recognize how green restroom design can help address the global need to conserve water, energy, and other natural resources within the built environment
- Describe the environmental, health, and economic benefits of water-saving products and high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers versus paper towels
- Apply product selection strategies through the use of independent life cycle assessment studies to earn points toward LEED® v4 credits and other certifications, and
- Determine the benefits realized by facilities that have adopted green restroom design and the use of water-saving products and high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers through case study examples.