Universal Design

  • Multigenerational Design for the Bathroom: From Universal to ADA

    This course about multi-generational, or universal, bathroom design addresses and accommodates the needs and abilities of people of all ages. Multi-generational design combines safety and comfort with style and beauty to create a space that is attractive, versatile and practical for the users. Its design principles acknowledge that people have different abilities and needs. More families are becoming multi-generational, and aging Americans want to live independently longer, therefore multi-generational design is an important consideration. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2011
    Subject(s):
    Universal Design
    Sponsor:
    MTI Whirlpools
  • Health and Welfare Benefits of Home Hydrotherapy Systems - Aquatic Whirlpools

    1 LU HSW/SD

    You will be able to help your client identify the correct type of hydrotherapy system for their needs based on age, intended use, design preferences and available space. You will also be able to explain to them the health benefits associated with each type of system. Additionally, you will be able to show them options that fit the available space in their existing bathroom, as well as discuss design considerations of both retrofits and new construction for hydrotherapy systems. Take the course.

    Posted:
    October 2009
    Subject(s):
    Bath, Universal Design, Safety, Shower
    Sponsor:
    Aquatic Whirlpools
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Transgenerational Shower Design

    1 LU HSW

    At the end of this course, you will be able to use questioning techniques to determine client needs and demonstrate the benefits of at least three shower components. We will also define how the number of outlets will vary based on user requirements and needs. Additionally, in designing a multi-head shower system, it is important to determine the total flow of water and select a proper valve and additional components necessary for the system to function as it is designed. Take the course.

    Posted:
    September 2009
    Subject(s):
    Bath, Shower, Universal Design
    Sponsor:
    Grohe
    Certification(s):
    AIA