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The new Parent/Child restroom light from Heads Up Lock Co. offers the same features as existing models, but is geared specifically for viewing in two or more locations.


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The new Parent/Child restroom light from Heads Up Lock Co. offers the same features as existing models, but is geared specifically for viewing in two or more locations.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ADA articles below.


New Restroom Occupancy Indicator Viewable From Multiple Locations

The new Parent/Child restroom light from Heads Up Lock Co. offers the same features as existing models, but is geared specifically for viewing in two or more locations.

QuickDrain ProLine Stainless Steel Linear Shower Drain

Ideal for tub-to-shower conversions in hospitality, healthcare, and institutional spaces, the drain offers high-style, superior function, and ease of installation.

ADA Compliance For Facilities

Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

TxDOT Assesses ADA and Arc Flash Issues In Its Facilities

Following a statewide facility condition assessment, TxDOT worked again with the firm Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam to focus on two important safety issues.

Extreme 300 Series MicroCoil Grille By CornellCookson

For high-traffic, low headroom facility access points, this rolling door product reduces the amount of headroom required for grilles.

Accessibility In Facility Renovations

Here are several keys to achieving ADA compliance in commercial buildings.

Vacant Office Space Becomes Girl Scouts Program Center

The Berges Family Girl Scouts Program Center is a high-usage, energetic, and collaborative learning environment.

Pro Bono Services Expand Opportunity For Boston Nonprofit

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.

UPenn Student Residence Renovated For LEED Gold

Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.

Clarity 16E Wheelchair Lift From Ascension

This fully enclosed vertical wheelchair lift can be installed in facilities to reach heights up to 14 feet.

FM Alert: Guidance On International Symbol of Accessibility

Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.

FM Alert: Most Ramps Do Not Meet ADA Requirements

A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.

Slim Fire Extinguishers From Oval Brand Fire Products

The three models from Oval Fire are ADA compliant, and do not protrude more than 4"four from a surface when properly mounted.

ADA Compliance For Windows

Facility executives interested in accessibility issues should monitor the status of the update of ICC/ANSI A117.1 “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”.

Integrated LEDs By ILEX

Four new fixtures from ILEX balance thoughtful, modern design with the convenience of LEDs.

AeraMax Professional II For Smaller Spaces

The AeraMax Professional II is a slim model commercial-grade air purifier designed for smaller spaces such as offices, restrooms, urgent care facilities, and exam rooms.

Question Of The Week: Utilizing Universal Design?

With overlap with requirements for ADA compliance, universal design is a focus on making environments and products more usable, safer and healthier in response to the needs of an increasingly diverse population.

ADA Compliance Check: Five Need To Know Updates

It's time for an ADA compliance check as the law's 25th anniversary arrives.

LVDC Design Guidelines For The Visual Environment | Second Draft Review Period Open

LVDC Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment is now available for second public review; the review period ends November 10.

FM Frequency: Historic Sites – Challenges, Opportunities

Whoever said some things only get better with age probably was not a facility manager.

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: VitalSign By 2/90 Sign Systems

Designed for healthcare facilities, the modular signage communicates critical information to staff and visitors. Facility managers choose from a collection of standard color-coded medical alert messages or customized sliders in any color, symbol, or configuration.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Linear Drainage from Zurn Industries

The company's line of fabricated galvanized and stainless steel grating is expanded with 12 new C class products.

10 Things To Keep In Mind With ADA Compliance

Did you know that facility renovation plans could be impacted by the 2010 ADA regulations—the first major update to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since the regulation was first published in 1991?

CareerCast.com Reports on Best Jobs For People With Disabilities

Healthcare job growth is rising steadily, with the sector expected to increase by 5.6 million jobs within the next eight years, creating many available positions for disabled candidates.

FM Issue: Playing With Fire

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!

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Wheelchair Lift from Ascension

The Virtuoso Model 5460F is a permanent installed lift that can help meet building code requirements.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Modular Elevators By MEM

These elevators do not require a separate equipment room and occupy less space than other types of elevators.

Professional Development: Revised Regulations

Guest Columnist Teresa L. Jakubowski explains how new standards of Titles II and III of the ADA can be decoded.

Custodial Employee Recognized With Joslin Award

The recipient, an nine-year employee of Oswego Industries, received the award from the New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID).

20 Years: Americans with Disabilities Act Reaches Milestone

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.”

Campus Map Focused On Accessibility

Western Michigan University (WMU) has set up a detailed map online that identifies the best routes for mobility and access to every building on its main campus.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ensuring Facility ADA Compliance

Parking, facility entrances, and interior pathways are several areas to consider.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Are Your Curb Ramps Really ADA Compliant?

Most municipalities have implemented features required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), but many of these features fall short of ADA compliance.

ADA Trends: Accessibility For All

From plumbing to public computers, there are more ways than ever for facilities to provide accessibility.

FM Issue: Office Design, Ergonomics, And The New Normal

The aging process and hidden disabilities challenge facility professionals on the quest for comfort.

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