The 1995 Accessible Building Product Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 23, 1995 - House & Home - 335 pages
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Complying with the ADA just got a lot easier!

A book whose time has come, here is the definitive product guide for anyone involved in designing, building, or operating accessible buildings, housing, or recreational facilities. With The 1995 Accessible Building Product Guide at your disposal, you'll never again waste valuable time hunting through dozens of manufacturers' catalogs, brochures, and other sources trying to track down the fixture, appliance, aid, furnishing, coating, paving material, or other products you need to comply with ADA regulations. Designed for quick reference, it gives you instant access to more than 650 separate products from cooktops and picnic tables, to voice synthesizers and audible signs available from more than 400 manufacturers. And it gives you contact and background information to help you find the best product for the job.

More than 650 product listings complete with CSI numbers, product descriptions, and manufacturer names and addresses

  • More than 100 categories and subcategories of products for use in commercial, residential, and recreational facilities
  • Detailed descriptions of how products are used
  • Lists of desirable features help you to find the appropriate product for the job
  • More than 100 generic product illustrations
  • 8 quick-reference product indexes help you locate the product or manufacturer you're looking for, instantly!

The 1995 Accessible Building Product Guide is an indispensable tool for anyone whose job it is to help assure accessibility to commercial, residential, or recreational buildings and facilities.

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JOHN P. S. SALMEN, AIA, is President of Universal Designers & Consultants, Inc., a Washington, D.C. area accessibility consulting firm, and publisher of the Universal Design Newsletter. A nationally recognized expert in the technical areas of the ADA, he has specialized in barrier-free and universal design for more than twenty years.

JULEE QUARVE-PETERSON is President of Julee Quarve-Peterson, Inc., a Minnesota-based consultancy firm specializing in ADA facilities compliance.

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