ADA Compliance & Accessibility Evaluations

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Making buildings accessible to everyone

All too often, facility managers and owners are presented with the complicated task of adhering to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with different regulations that apply to buildings of different ages. We will help you execute a plan toward the shared goal of making buildings accessible to everyone.

Evaluate and plan

Our experienced ADA professionals can work with you to evaluate your facilities and develop actionable compliance plans. We collaborate with our clients to set accessibility goals and can conduct assessments to any level of detail desired. We can help you adopt a plan that reduces the risk and hefty fines associated with non-compliance.

ADA 101

The Law

Unlike building codes, ADA compliance is federal civil rights legislation and enforced by the Department of Justice (DOJ). Since 1990, all public, commercial, and government facilities have mandated accessibility standards. Subsequently, major legislative updates occurred in 2010 and 2014.

Complexities

Accessibility compliance is determined by many different qualitative and quantitative factors. Factors that determine compliance include building age, purpose, and installed services to name a few. Additionally, level of accessibility can be open to interpretation when determining compliance with the law.

Compliance

We developed an ADA compliance ranking system to quantitatively measure accessibility. We identify accessibility deficiencies and rank by correction priority. This scale provides a framework for short and long-term capital planning. Customized priority scales can be crafted to capture additional prioritization, or align priorities and timeframes with other definitions already in use.

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