Lasco Responds To “Aging In Place” Trend
February 15, 2006
The need for multi-piece (sectional) baths and showers is increasing in both commercial and residential construction due, in part, to a growing design trend known as “aging in place” or “universal design,” according to Lasco Bathware. This addresses the need for easier access to facilities in homes and commercial establishments for aging baby boomers. In response, Lasco® Bathware is expanding its line of ADA-compliant products with new four-piece sectional showers. They feature grab bars, a fold-up seat, a hand-held showerhead, a pressure-balancing valve and a low threshold for ease of entry. Three-foot and five-foot sectional showers are available. For wholesalers, they offer the advantage of easier storage and occupy less warehouse space, the company said.