NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards

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Wiley, Mar 16, 2012 - Architecture - 96 pages
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"Before picking products, consult the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines for tips on designing a functional layout."
—Consumer Reports

NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards is a collection of illustrations and planning suggestions to aid professionals in the safe and effective planning of kitchens and bathrooms. The guidelines were developed by the NKBA to reflect the current industry environment, future trends, consumer lifestyles, new research, new building codes, and current industry practices.

Featuring 31 Guidelines for kitchens and 27 Guidelines for bathrooms, the book is meticulously illustrated in full color with plans, sections, and perspective views to show planning recommendations and code references and requirements, as well as Access Standards that consider the needs of a range of users. Additional features include:

  • Newly revised planning guidelines for kitchens and bathrooms that reflect the 2012 International Residential Code® (IRC®) and the ICC A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities Standards
  • Metric conversion of measurements
  • Handy spiral-bound format permits easy, quick reference in the field

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The NATIONAL KITCHEN & BATH ASSOCIATION is the only nonprofit trade association dedicated exclusively to the kitchen and bath industry and is the leading source of information and education for professionals in the field. With more than 40,000 members, it has provided valuable resources for industry professionals, students, and consumers for fifty years.

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