Update on the ADA Requirements for Existing Pools

As previously reported in our newsletter, requirements for accessible pools, wading pools, and spas went into effect on March 15, 2012. While this is still the date for compliance
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Type A Units and Removable Base Cabinets

As a part of accessible design within dwelling units, the use of removable base cabinets is not a new concept. By taking advantage of this concept, design professionals
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Microwaves and Double Wall Ovens

When designing residential dwelling units in New York City, designers must remember that two sets of accessibility requirements are often applicable. The New York City 2008 Building Code and
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2010 ADA Requirements for Transient and Residential Facilities

On March 15th 2012 the Department of Justice with begin requiring compliance with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design in all new and altered Title II and Title
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When are Pools Required to Comply with the New Standards?

Under the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design newly designed or newly constructed and altered swimming pools, wading pools, aquatic recreation facilities and spas have enforceable accessibility requirements effective
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Places of Lodging New Requirements

March 15, 2012 is not only the date the 2010 ADA Standards for new construction and alterations go into effect, it is also the date that new obligations on
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