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Reduce touchpoints

When it comes to rethinking commercial bathroom spaces, James Walsh, leader of American Standard fixtures, shower, toilets and commercial, prioritizes the reduction of both shared touchpoints and opportunities for splashing in order to help keep pathogens from circulating. 

“The way we examine health, hygiene and the spread of germs has drastically changed over the past several months,” he says, pointing to the brand’s Paradigm Selectronic Integrated faucet (shown) as a sensor-activated fixture that entirely eliminates the need for touching. 

It isn’t just sink areas, however, that could stand improving. “We are looking into ways to incorporate features from our existing...

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