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Month: September 2016

Specifying Wheelchair Lifts: Avoid the 2 Most Common Mistakes

Specifying Wheelchair Lifts: Avoid the 2 Most Common Mistakes

Mistake Number 1: Failure to Educate Your Client As an architect, you already know about accessible facility design. You probably also know a fair bit about vertical platform lifts (VPLs)....

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Ascension wheelchair lifts offer a perfect ADA solution for University facilities and special events.

The Premiere Wheelchair Lift for University Stages

Count the Stages in Your University Whether your university has an auditorium, a recital hall, a theater, an arena, a stadium, or perhaps all of the above – you surely have at least one stage. When you have a stage, you also have a responsibility to provide ADA wheelchair access onto it....

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The ADA affects renovations by requiring specific pathways and accessibility solutions to be in place to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

How the ADA Affects Renovations

Any renovation could potentially trigger ADA requirements. If you remodel a building that is not a private home, chances are the ADA will apply. From schools to conference centers, churches to hotels, restaurants to corporate offices, hospitals to performing arts complexes… the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) plays a role in all of them. ...

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