Comparing 2009 A117.1 to 2017 A117.1, Including Changes and Additions to Chapter 11 of IBC
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Thursday, November 16, 2023
8:30 am – 3:30 pm CST
Presented by Jack Boekhout
Changes from 2009 to 2017 ICC A117.1
- Goals and objectives:
- Understand the “why” designs need to be changed
- Create and/or inspect properly, to be more confident
Discuss Changes to Conventions
- Dimensional tolerances when and when not to apply; compare general requirements to specific requirements – which ones to apply; calculations of percentages; “existing building” confusion in New Jersey
- Changes, if any, to the New Rehabilitation Subcode, concerning barrier-free materials and methods
- New wheelchair charging area requirements, routes of travel changes: interior and exterior changes, walks, ramps, curb ramps and blended transitions; turning both round and T space changes, clear floor space changes
- Protruding objects, operable parts – including reach ranges and clear floor space
Routes of Travel
- Walking surfaces – new exceptions
- Allowable reductions in clear widths
- 90 and 180 degree turns
- Passing space, doorways
- Detectable warnings, elevators, and private elevators
- Parking spaces both accessible with no power or with charging for electric vehicles
- Stairways, windows, drinking fountains
- Water closet spaces, toilet partitions, ambulatory stalls, children’s toilets, urinals, lavatories and sinks, showers, sauna, steam rooms, signs, telephones, detectable warnings, assistive listening
Assembly Uses: Wheelchair Spaces, Sign Language Interpreter Stations
- Residential: kitchens, U-shaped islands
- Transportation facilities; benches, sales and service counters
- Recreational, college dorms and assisted living
- Type A units
- Changes to 2021 IBC New Jersey Edition – Chapter 11
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6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 HSW LUs
International Code Council:
.6 CEUs (Building)
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Jack A. BoekhoutOwner, Jack A. Boekhout Consulting, LLC, New Jersey
Mr. Boekhout offers private consulting work. He is a building and accessibility codes consultant for architects, contractors, developers, engineers, and attorneys. Mr. Boekhout has been educating and presenting seminars for the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Rutgers University for the past 30 years.
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Course Title: Comparing 2009 A117.1 to 2017 A117.1, Including Changes and Additions to Chapter 11 of IBC
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This six-hour course dissects and analyzes the differences between the 2009 and the 2017 versions of A117.1 (ICC Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities), as well as changes and additions to chapter 11 of the International Building Code. The course will focus on changes to conventions, new wheelchair charging area requirements, routes of travel, dimensional tolerances, lavatory requirements, signage, kitchens and more.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss new wheelchair charging area requirements and new exceptions to allowable walking surface requirements.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to determine required passing space, appropriate turning space, and allowable reductions in clear widths.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and comply with changes to accessibility requirements of ramps, curbs, blended transitions, detectable warnings, and clear floor space.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss accessibility requirements for various assembly uses, such as transportation facilities, recreational facilities, college dormitories, and assisted living facilities.
LUs: 6.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 09/29/2026
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