Selecting the right plumbing products for any commercial job is a balancing act that would make circus clowns proud — budget, function, conservation, maintenance, who’s going to use the fixtures and how. It’s a tricky equation to meet every need, and making the wrong choices can lead to frustrated users, wasted resources and higher costs.
Mistakes in selecting plumbing products most often happen when a specifier doesn’t take the time to fully understand the needs of the owner and building occupants. How much traffic is expected in the restrooms? What’s the size of the kitchen and how will it be used? What building style does the owner prefer?