Specifying Plumbing Fixtures for K-12 and Higher Education Facilities

Restroom design for educational facilities has unique considerations, and further differences arise when planning for K-12 or higher education projects.

Budget and maintenance are top concerns for both sectors, but building operators and designers must deal with the reality that the majority of users are youths who may not be mature enough to properly care for these heavy-traffic spaces.

Sustainability and ADA compliance are also chief concerns in restroom design.