92 From Bradley Corp.’s annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey, 92% of Americans believe it’s important to wash their hands after using a public restroom, yet 66% admit they’ve skipped soap or simply rinsed with water. 2 The Nonresidential Construction Index from FMI rose 2 points in Q1. FMI reports this normally is a positive economic sign, however constructions companies are facing the challenge of having enough people to keep up with increasing backlogs, warns FMI researcher Phil Warner. 5.6 HARDI's Monthly TRENDS report shows average sales for HARDI distributor members increased 5.6% in February 2015. The annualized growth was 6 and 7% throughout 2014. 57 Back to Bradley's hand-washing survey, 57% of respondents say they operate a flusher with their foot to avoid touching anything in a public restroom. 1.4 From the Metals Service Center Institute, in February 2015 U.S. service center steel shipments decreased by 1.4% from February 2014. Steel product inventories, MSCI said, increased 16.4% from February a year ago. On the aluminum front, shipments increased 3.7%, while inventories increased 9.0% comparing February 2014 to February 2015 levels. 350 Personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s cities with the most-diversified and least-diversified economies using key metrics of industry diversity, occupational diversity and worker-class diversity. Inglewood, Calif., and El Monte, Calif., ranked 1 and 2 for most diversified, while Cambridge, Mass., and Sunnyvale, Calif., ranked 349 and 350 respectively. 1 Also from the Waterless trivia department, at 1 drip per second, a faucet can leak 3,000 gal. Of water per year and a leaky faucet can waste 8,000 gal. Of water per month. 100,000 From Waterless Co.’s little-known water trivia, in one year the average American residence uses more than 100,000 gal. Of water indoors and outdoors. Additionally, American residents use between 100 and 120 gal. Of water per day.f
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