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  • January 18
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Tolerances and Acceptable Measurements under the ADA

January 18

ADA Standards are complex, understand the most compliant ways to utilize construction tolerances.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been enacted for nearly three decades, yet business owners, A/E/C professionals, and contractors still aren't getting it right. To add difficulty to the already complex ADA Standards, there is much disagreement and confusion surrounding the idea of construction tolerances. Because different jurisdictions vary so widely on their views on allowing construction tolerances, it can be difficult to navigate the right way to design and build for ADA compliance. This topic will show you why construction tolerances are essential, and how to go about working with tolerances in real-life situations using examples from the field.

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to identify the most effective and compliant ways to utilize construction tolerances, and why.

- You will be able to recognize commonly made mistakes in the field related to construction tolerances.

- You will be able to explain the importance of construction tolerances in ADA compliance.

- You will be able to review a contextual understanding of field measurements vs. design dimensions.

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Agenda

Tolerances: What Are They Good for?
  • Brief Overview of the ADA
    • Timeline
    • Civil Rights Law vs. Building Code
    • What Must Comply
  • Field Measurements vs. Design Dimensions
    • Quantities vs. Measurements
    • Dimensions in Context
    • Tool Accuracy
  • Construction Tolerances
    • Different Types of Construction Tolerances
    • Specific Allowable Tolerances
    • Mcintosh Tolerances: What We Allow and Why
  • Commonly Missed Construction Tolerances Case Studies
    • Toilet Rooms
    • Curb Ramps
    • Concrete Slopes
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This live webinar is designed for presidents, vice presidents, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, project managers, contract managers, developers, building owners and managers, design professionals and attorneys.

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Brad Gaskins, AIA, NCARB, CASp

Brad Gaskins, AIA, NCARB, CASp

The McIntosh Group LLC

  • Partner at The McIntosh Group LLC
  • Three decades of experience in the practice of architecture
  • Author of several white papers and published articles regarding accessibility and ADA compliance
  • ICC Certified Accessibility Inspector
  • Represents The National Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing (NACS) on the ANSI A117.1 Consensus Committee on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. (This committee develops the national standard that guides building owners on accessibility.)
  • Serves on the Oklahoma Board of Licensed Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • Nationally renowned expert on accessibility, leading presentations, seminars and webinars for professional groups nationwide, including continuing education training for other A/E/C professionals from coast to coast
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], 918-585-8555 or Twitter®: @ADAGeek
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Product ID: 401364
Published 2018
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