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Proposal for additions to accessibility Standards for Nursing Home & Assisted Living Residents in Toileting and Bathing

This White Paper: Describes differences in functional abilities of frail older adults in Assisted Living and Nursing Homes with ambulatory needs that necessitate an addendum to the ADA and ANSI A117.1 Summarizes the evidence base for changes to ADA and ANSI A117.1 to define what we know...

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Designing Residential Ventilation for Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort

Well-designed housing uses ventilation to maintain a healthy indoor environment and to provide thermal comfort with a low carbon footprint. However, the methods for achieving these goals – be they natural/passive or mechanical/active – impose significantly different design requirements on the...