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WEBINBAR: Building Codes and Bathing Solutions – Designing Showers and Tubs to Comply with ADA, FHA and ICC A117.1
Thu May 19, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1 LU | HSW
Presented by Comfort Designs, an American Bath Group Company
Zoom Registration required
Course description: The presentation covers the three predominantly encountered building codes in architectural design, ADA, FHA and ICC A117.1 (commonly referred to as ANSI) and how bath ware is configured to comply with each.
- Improve understanding of what each code is, where it is required, where the guidelines for compliance can be found and what elements are required.
- Improve understanding of FHA design guidelines that provide for equal access to housing regardless of ability and how bath ware configurations can ensure residents can safely stay in their home should the need for accessibility arise in the future.
- Improve understanding of the three types of compliant bathing fixtures and accessories and how each one is configured to meet the 3 covered building codes.
- Improve the architectural/structural specification of accessories including but not limited to seats, grab bars and slide guides to ensure long term safety of the residents, patients and caregivers