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ADA
Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry


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ADA: Plumbing, Piping and Protection

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When Doing Interior Retrofits, Complying With ADA Is Critical

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Complying With ADA in Restrooms

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Restroom Updates Must Address ADA, OSHA, Water Requirements

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Unisex Toilets and ADA Requirements

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Water Conservation and Restroom Design

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Restroom Water Conservation Issues Related to Faucets, P-Traps, Signage

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ADA: Beyond the Violation

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Design Disasters: When Maintenance Projects Go Bad

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ADA: Expanded Online Guide to Standards Available

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ADA: Impact on Operations

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ADA Answers: Determining Accessibility Requirements

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Access Denied: Common ADA Violations

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On Notice: Responding to an ADA Complaint

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ADA and the Impact on Operations

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ADA: Maintenance Matters

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ADA: Comprehensive Compliance

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Dave Lubach: Rethinking the Commitment to Regulatory Compliance Issues

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ADA and Common-Sense Steps

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ADA Compliance: Myths and Misconceptions

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ADA, Maintenance and Compliance

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ADA, Maintenance and Compliance

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ADA: Understanding Accessibility Guidelines

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ADA Compliance: Avoiding Common Problems

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Complying With ADA: Construction And Maintenance Challenges

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Terms of Accessibility: The Glossary of ADA

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Eight Questions for ADA Compliance

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ADA: Design for All

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Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

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Retrofits: Ensuring ADA Compliance

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4 Steps to Proactive ADA Compliance

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The ABCs of ADA

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Using ADA To Evaluate Facilities

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ADA and Universal Design: A Closer Look

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ADA Compliance Requires Proactive Approach

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Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

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ADA: Avoiding Restroom Accessibility Woes

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Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

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ADA: Common Sense and Compliance

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ADA Standards Differ From Building Codes

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Life Cycle of ADA Compliance Issues to Consider

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ADA: Tactics To Avoid Lawsuits

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ADA: Communication Consdierations

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ADA: Emergency Preparations

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Accessibility to Facilities Goods and Services

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ADA As A "Design For All" Concept

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Planning for Provisions in the New ADA

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New ADA and the "Pool Lift" Regulation

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Most Common ADA Violation

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ADA: Avoiding Restroom Accessibility Woes

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ADA: Are You At Risk?

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Key and Card Technology Improvements Boost Door Security

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Account For Disabilities In Emergency Plan

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New ADA standards in effect for 2012

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ADA: Ensuring Restroom Accessibility

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ADA 2012: What You Need To Know

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Five Ways to Reduce Restroom Operating Costs

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Overdesigned Restroom Lighting Systems Can Increase Costs

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Cleaning Costs Are Overlooked in Restrooms

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ADA: Debunking Compliance Myths

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Upgrading Restrooms Requires Sufficient Planning

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Product Specification Considerations for Upgrading Restrooms

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Restroom Upgrades Create Installation Issues

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ADA: Successful Restroom Renovations

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ADA: Communication for Success

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ADA: Avoiding Accessibility Trouble

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ADA Excuses Won't Keep Facility Managers Out of Court

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ADA Complaints: How Facility Managers Can Evaluate Their Risks

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5 minutes with Rick Storlie Director of Administrative Services, Facilities Management University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Deadline has arrived for ADA Compliance

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ADA: The Outside Story

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Common ADA Violations

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Power and Gas Prices: Time for Long Term Contracts?

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LEED 2012 Will Emphasize Operating Performance; ADA Deadline

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NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 Cover Commissioning, Testing of Building Fire Systems

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Federal Regulations for T12 Fluorescent Lamps, Incandescents, and EPAct Tax Deductions

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ADA: Ensuring Compliance

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March 15 Brings New ADA Deadline

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ADA: Compliance Considerations

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ADA and the Path of Travel

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Renovations and ADA

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Data Centers Look For Ways To Fight Energy Costs

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Accessibility: Making Way for ADA

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ADA Compliance: Important Dates

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When ADA Calls: Responding to a Complaint

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Historic College Campus Gets Second Life

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Adaptive Reuse, Not Historical Preservation

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ADA: Renovations and Requirements

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MSCA Star Certifies Non-Residential Mechanical Service Contractors

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Water Conservation: Low-Flow Faucets

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Common ADA Violations

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Door Hardware: Managers Must Consider Codes and Standards

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Renovations Trigger ADA Compliance?

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Common ADA Violations

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Proceeding After an ADA Violation

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ADA In Commercial Real Estate

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Taking Stock of New ADA Regulations

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New ADA Regulations: Compliance Requires Proactive Approach

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ADA-Compliant Restroom Renovations

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ADA Strategy: Get Occupant Input

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Signage: Pointing the Way to Accessibility

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ADA: What FMs Need to Know

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ADA: Impact on Operations

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ADA: Success Through Communication

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ADA Experts Discuss 2010 Standards

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Upgrading for Accessibility

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ADA: Accessibility and Efficient Facilities

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Accessibility: Planning for Emergencies

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Door Hardware: ADA, NFPA Affect Product Specification

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Accessibility and Restroom Renovations

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Evaluating Access, Avoiding Liability

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Managers Discuss Priorities for Codes, Standards, Regulations

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DOJ Updates ADA Guidelines

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Accessibility and Restrooms

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Accessibility and Design

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Restrooms and ADA

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Talking about ADA

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Preventing ADA Problems

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Keeping Up with ADA Compliance

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ADA: Accessibility Surveys

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Motor Management: Data Necessary to Evaluate Motor Operations

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ADA: A Clear Path

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ADA and Door Hardware

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ADA and Door Hardware

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Master Painters Institute Develops Application Guidelines

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Accessibility Strategies

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Restrooms and Building Code Issues

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Accessibility and Employee Input

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ADA Standards Delayed

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Five Factors that Drive Plumbing Upgrades

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Obama Administration Delays Implementation Of New ADA Rules

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New ABA standards

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High School Improves HVAC Efficiency and ADA Compliance

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Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

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U.S. Department of Defense Adopts New ABA Standards

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ADA Standards Update

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Access Board Posts Guidance on Accessibility

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Maintaining Restroom Dispensers To Ensure Reliable Performance

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Proper Dispenser Specification Eases Maintenance Burden

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ADA Compliance

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Emergency Planning and ADA

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The Path To Accessibility

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Facilities Accessibility and ADA

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Department of Justice To Adopt New ADA Standards

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Restroom Accessibility

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ADA and Door Hardware

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DOJ Submits Notice Adopting New ADA Standards

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Emergency Planning and ADA

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Accessible Sidewalk Videos Available Online

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ADA: Ask the Real Experts

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Whole-Building Access

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Justice Department Issues New Guidance on ADA

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…And Access for All

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Accessibility for One and All

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Renovations and Accessibility: Two Birds, One Stone

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ABA: The Forgotten Law

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Proposed ADA Rules Raise Questions

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Practical ADA Tactics

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Outlook

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Clearing a Path for Access

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Inside ADA

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ADA Guidelines: A New Generation

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Maximizing Restroom Renovations

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Opportunities for Access

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Understanding The ABCs of ADA

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Evacuation: The ADA Link

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Closer Look at Restroom Design

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A Gameplan For Access

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With ADA, It’s ‘Buyer Beware’

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Across the Industry

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Gray Areas of Accessibility