Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Accessibility articles below.
Finding ways to make a direct difference in the world can be a challenge, but the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) puts it within reach of every facility manager.
The International Building Code (IBC) for 2021 mandates the inclusion of automatic doors for entrances to public buildings.
Here are five practical areas for consideration to ensure that people with disabilities in your facility are respected, included in the planning process, and provided the required and appropriate safeguards.
UpLift Seating and UpLift Entryway are intended to improve access to venue settings for people in wheelchairs, while helping those facilities become ADA-compliant.
Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.
Inclusive merry-go-round from Landscape Structures delivers spinning sensation to all ages and abilities.
Here are several keys to achieving ADA compliance in commercial buildings.
The Travis Roy Foundation moved into a 2,000 square foot office featuring accessible design, with the support of donated services from several area firms.
Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.
The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!
It's time for an ADA compliance check as the law's 25th anniversary arrives.
Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.
LVDC Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment is now available for second public review; the review period ends November 10.
New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.
Employees were recognized for efforts to increase accessibility for disabled visitors.
Safe egress for building occupants is paramount, and existing and just released standards help guide the way. Accessibility isn't just the law; it's very, very good business!
The Virtuoso Model 5460F is a permanent installed lift that can help meet building code requirements.
The world’s first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities came into law on July 26, 1990 and will be recognized on U.S. World Standards Day with the theme “Standards for Accessibility.”
From plumbing to public computers, there are more ways than ever for facilities to provide accessibility.