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Continuing Education

Architectural Excellence Series

Bobrick’s Architectural Excellence Series comprises AIA/IDCEC-accredited Continuing Education Units (CEUs) developed to help the architectural and design communities become familiar with restroom design best practices. As solutions and technologies continuously evolve, Bobrick welcomes the opportunity to be an agnostic provider of relevant, up-to-date information.

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Design Solutions for Restroom Privacy

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Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the factors that have contributed to privacy as a design expectation in many building types.
  • Understand different toilet partition design solutions and their varying degrees of privacy.
  • Review cost-benefit analyses and construction implications of privacy solutions.
  • Review ADA compliance considerations associated with privacy toilet partition design.

You Will Earn:

  • 1 AIA LU/HSW (Course Code: BOB1308) or
  • 0.1 IDCEC HSW/Building Code (Course Code: CEU-109795)

Related Links: Privacy

A Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms

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Learning Objectives:

  • Identify how accessibility standards accommodate a diverse set of users and the general prescriptive requirements for accessible restroom design mandated by ADA.
  • Understand the changes in the ICC A117.1-2017 Accessibility standards for existing and new buildings.
  • Describe requirements for accessible lavatories and restroom accessories.
  • Describe requirements for accessible toilet compartments of varying sizes and the accessories needed to complete their specification.
  • Discuss requirements for accessible bathing facilities.

You Will Earn:

  • 1 AIA LU/HSW (Course Code: BOB1305) or
  • 0.1 IDCEC HSW/Building Code (Course Code: CEU-104606)

Specifying Code-Compliant Toilet Partitions

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Learning Objectives:

  • Understand current toilet partition material fire code compliance.
  • Learn how to select the most appropriate toilet partition material, hardware, mounting configuration and privacy options based on building type.
  • Describe three ADA accessible toilet compartment layouts.
  • Identify guidelines for writing toilet compartment specifications.

You Will Earn:

  • 1 AIA LU/HSW (Course Code: BOB1306) or
  • 0.1 IDCEC HSW/Building Code (Course Code: CEU-103747)

Reimagining Restrooms for Human Health & Wellness

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the hygiene challenges for post-COVID-19 restrooms, including the science of virus and bacteria transmission and CDC guidance for cleaning, disinfecting, and returning to public spaces.
  • Evaluate product strategies for maximizing hygiene in commercial and public restrooms through effective handwashing and drying.
  • Examine space planning strategies to optimize traffic flow and physical distancing between patrons while maintaining accessibility.
  • Assess design strategies to enable proactive sanitation, cleaning and maintenance for reliable operation and optimal hygiene.

You Will Earn:

  • 1 AIA LU/HSW (Course Code: BOB1310) or
  • 0.1 IDCEC HSW/Building Code (Course Code: CEU-113508)

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Beyond ADA: Multigenerational Public Restroom Design

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe multigenerational demographics and social trends.
  • Identify accessibility solutions that extend beyond minimum ADA requirements.
  • Describe the requirements of special needs and bariatric users and provide relevant design solutions.
  • Identify COVID-19 and other hygiene-related sensitivities and relevant health and wellness solutions.

You Will Earn:

  • 1 AIA LU/HSW (Course Code: BOB1304) or
  • 0.1 IDCEC HSW/Building Code (Course Code: CEU-104884)

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Related Links: ADA Compliance

Designing Restrooms for Sustainable Operation

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the benefits and incentives associated with sustainable operation.
  • Review common sources of costly, non-sustainable restroom operation and related solutions.
  • Describe the relationship between sustainable operation and the preservation of the designer’s aesthetic vision.
  • Identify ways to educate your client to support your specification.

You Will Earn:

  • 1 AIA LU/HSW (Course Code: BOB1307) or
  • 0.1 IDCEC HSW/Building Code (Course Code: CEU-108116)

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Related Links: Digital Spec Builder