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Can Fixture Selection Reduce the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Facilities?

James Dipping share tips on selecting fixtures that eliminate or reduce the possibility of bacteria growth.

The design of healthcare facilities is changing in response to the pandemic, as Facility Executive reports. This includes plumbing fixture selection, a critical piece to prevent disease and maintain patient safety.

James Dipping shares his insights in his article “8 Tips for Selecting Healthcare Fixtures” for Medical Construction and Design magazine. Among his tips: Keep faucet selection simple, eliminate aerators and specify laminar flow fixtures instead, consider wall-hung toilets vs. floor-mounted toilets and select elements with antimicrobial agents to serve as another firewall to kill bacteria.

Want to know more? If you would like further assistance in better understanding fixture selection, please reach out to James.

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