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Don't miss our next meeting - November 12, on Quality Control — The Necessity of Inspection for Project Success presented by Gary Gilde   .  We look forward seeing you. Bring a friend and introduce them to the chapter!

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Date: Thursday, October 8th, 2015


Topic:  Accessibility  Requirements for Door Openingsvisit www.Allegion.comThomas D. Breese, AHC CCPR FDAI ICCTony Troncone, AIA CSIPresentedby


Speakers:  Thomas Breese, Tony Troncone


Description: The topic of this presentation is accessibility code requirements pertaining to door openings and covers the following:


  • Find requirements in the applicable standards – either the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines, or ICC A117.1 – Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • Express the intent of the ADA requirements and where to apply them
  • Describe the basic accessibility requirements that apply to door openings, including clear opening width, opening force, closing speed, and operating hardware requirements
  • List new requirements such as battery back-up for automatic operators, minimum bottom rail height, and operational force limitations


Credits: This presentation is eligible for 1 AIA (HSW) learning credit and 1 CEU for State of California Accessibility continuing education.


Location: Holiday Inn - Ontario Airport,

2155 East Convention Center Way, Citrus Room

Ontario, CA 91764



Members & Guests - $35

Students - presentation only - free


Reservations Required: Please click the button to register!



5:30 - 6:00  Social time

6:00 - 7:30 pm:  Dinner

6:30:  Introduction of Speaker / Presentation

6:35 - 8:00 pm:  Speaker / Thank you / Anncmnts


Holiday Inn, Ontario Airport,

2155 East Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764

The Inland Empire Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute