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The U.S. Access Board’s Technical Assistance phone number is now 202-272-0080 extension 3.

Automatic and Power-Assisted Doors

December 01, 2022 Presented on: December 01, 2022

Description

Entrances and doors are key components of access along routes and to buildings, rooms, and spaces. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Standards require automatic and power-assisted doors to comply with the standards when provided on accessible routes. The ADA and ABA Standards reference industry standards developed under protocols of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and published by the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA). This session will cover the scoping and technical requirements in the ADA and ABA Standards for entrances and doors when they are automatic or power-assisted. Presenters will review in detail the specifications in the ANSI/BHMA referenced standards that address operating characteristics, including opening speed, safety features, sensors and activation devices, labeling, among others. This webinar will include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the live webinar. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
ACTCP 1.5
AIA HSW CES 1.5
California Architects Board 1.5
Certificate of Attendance 1.5
ICC 1.5
LA CES 1.5

Speakers

Bill Botten, Training Coordinator and Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board

John Cringole (retired), Horton Automatics

Jeff E. Dunham, Manager Codes and Standards, **BEA Americas **

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session, you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.

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