Entries by jimhunt

Sliding Toilet Room Door Frame

Accurate Lock and Hardware now has a frame assembly to simplify the installation of their ligature resistant sliding patient toilet room door.  This should be especially helpful for installing this product in existing building remodeling projects. Accurate Lock and Hardware 1 Annie Place Stamford, CT 06902 203-348-8865 www.accuratelockandhardware.com

Front Installation Solid Surface Toilet

Intersan’s CWC-156 AST-FF Behavioral HealthCare Toilet can be installed from the room side of the wall and is ADA compliant, ligature resistant, floor mounted, back water supply, integral seat fixture.  It is also elongated to help avoid conflicts with wall mounted grab bars behind fixture. Intersan Manufacturing Company 1748 West Fillmore Street Phoenix, AZ 85007 […]

Dual Quick Connect – Wall Mounted Shower Head with Integral Diverter Valve

Intersan’s Dual Quick Connect – Wall Mounted Shower Head with Integral Diverter Valve is a ligature-resistant, attractive solution that provides all the elements needed for a handicapped accessible shower in one device that removes a lot of clutter and institutional looking items, but provides full functionality.  Combining this with with a choice of valve and […]

Bottom of Glass Lites in Doors Now 43 inches Maximum Above Floor

Both the ADA and ICC A117.1 now require that the bottom on vision panels in doors or sidelights be no more than 43″ above the floor.  This requirement has been overlooked in several sets of drawings we have reviewed recently.  Complying with this requirement is complicated by the fact that this lite may now conflict […]

Applications of Color Temperature Options with LED Lighting

“Warm white” and “Cool white” have been standard colors of fluorescent lighting for decades.  The maturation of LED light sources now give us many more choices in the colors of light we use in buildings.  Some fixtures allow the occupants to manually select the color they want and the use of wall-washing or ceiling-washing fixtures […]