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A Habitat Energy Makeover

Donated labor and materials made this building-science feat feasible Read more

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Business Forum: Buying Disability Insurance

Guide to buying disability insurance Read more

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The Legal Column: Disabilities Act Applies to Many

In August of 1990, President Bush signed one of the most far-reaching pieces of civil rights legislation to be enacted since the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)... Read more

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Ramps and the ADA

A remodeler experienced in accessibility explains how to design handicapped access ramps. Read more

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“Visitability” regulations, aging baby boomers, hazardous suburbs, contractors defeat the IRS, an energy-efficient steel wall, more Read more

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Legal Adviser: Hiring and the ADA

How the ADA protects employees Read more

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Legal Adviser: ADA Design Responsibility

Liability for accessible designs Read more

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The Legal Column: Understanding the ADA

New accessibility regulations Read more

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Barrier-Free Design

The elderly and disabled don’t want their houses to look like institutions—and they don’t have to if the designer pays attention to some basic principles. Read more

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Eight-Penny News

JLC ??SEPTEMBER 1992 New York: The owners of several buildings, including the Empire State Building, have been sued for failure to provide adequate access to those with physical disabilities. The... Read more

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Kitchen & Bath: Elderly K&B Design: All's Within Easy Reach

One of the fastest growing markets today is housing for the elderly. By the year 2030, one in five Americans will be over 65. When designing and building kitchens and baths for this market, it's... Read more

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Barrier-Free Building Basics

With simple modifications, your designs can accommodate the elderly and disabled—a fast-growing segment of the population. Read more

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When Employees Leave for Military Service

At the end of their military service, people who are honorably... Read more

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Legal Advisor: What Triggers ADA Compliance

When must you comply with the ADA? Read more

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Making It Accessible: The HUD Requirement and Beyond

Making a house or apartment more accessible for an elderly or disabled client requires balancing federal or local guidelines with the needs of the particular client. Only the client can tell you... Read more

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