New Online Accessibility Courses

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Stay current on the latest accessibility codes and guidelines as you watch these engaging video courses delivered by your peers. Don’t wait until the 2013 licensure renewal cycle to fulfill your continuing education requirements–visit aecKnowledge and learn from leading accessibility experts at your convenience–available 24/7 (without the travel!).

The four new courses will:

  • Provide guidance on the latest accessibility codes including CBC, ADA and IBC
  • Deliver valuable HSW credits
  • Fulfill state licensing requirements (including California SB1608)
  • Include downloadable diagrams and transcripts as reference material
  • Offer series discounts to individuals and group rates for firms
ACCESSIBILITY: PATH OF TRAVEL
Michael Chambers, FAIA, FCSI, CCS (1.5 HSW)

This 90-minute course examines essential code requirements on the accessible path of travel, from the exterior access throughout a building, and explores how to respond to different code requirements. Michael also takes us on a photographic tour, offering examples of the best and worst in accessible spaces.

 

PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Greg Izor, AIA, CASp (1.5 HSW)
Viewers of this 90-minute course will develop an understanding of the critical elements in meeting accessibility requirements in public buildings, with a focus on theaters, auditoriums, stadiums and school modernizations. Greg also demystifies the approval process of California’s Division of the State Architect.

AVAILABLE AUGUST 22, 2012

ACCESSIBILITY: EXISTING BUILDINGS

Karen Braitmayer, FAIA (1 HSW)
This 60-minute course provides a general overview of the various codes and standards that affect existing buildings, including the California Building Code, the IBC and the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act. Karen also provides insights into avoiding accessibility errors often found in existing building renovations.

 
ACCESSIBILITY: MULTI-FAMILY BUILDINGS

Karen Braitmayer, FAIA (1 HSW)
This 60-minute course provides an in-depth look at various codes and standards that apply to multi-family buildings including which units are covered, what exemptions are available and how to avoid common errors. Viewers will gain an understanding of the FHA, CBC and IBC requirements and how to navigate among the accessibility requirements of the different codes.

Click here for course registration.
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