- Fair Housing: A Study of Kitchens and Bathrooms (GE...

Instructor: Bonnie Prinse

Credit Hours: 1.00

Approval Number: J607LGL05


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Course Description


Florida CILB Course Approval Number: 0009803

Florida BCAIB Course Approval Number: 0009803

1 (One) Hour General or 1 (one) hour AOA

This course provides an in depth study of the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act for kitchens and bathrooms. It provides participants key information and resources needed to successfully understand and comply with the accessibility requirements for kitchens and bathrooms of the Fair Housing Act.

OUTLINE AND TIMELINE:

Introduction to Kitchens and Baths
The Fair Housing Act’s Coverage
Usable Kitchens: Introduction
Usable Kitchens: General Requirements
Usable Kitchens: Clear Floor Space
Usable Kitchens: Clearances between Countertops
Usable Kitchens: Clearance in U Shaped Kitchens
Usable Kitchens: Adaptable Cabinets
Usable Kitchens: Sample Compliant Kitchens
Usable Bathrooms: Introduction
Usable Bathrooms: General Requirements
Usable Bathrooms: Two Bathroom Specifications



Course Objectives


Upon completion of the course, contractors, design professionals, building code administrators, plans examiners and inspectors will be able to: Describe the Fair Housing Act’s design and construction requirements for kitchens and bathrooms, identify the elements of kitchen and bathroom design and construction that are subject to Fair Housing Act specifications and requirements (scoping), identify which other Fair Housing Act requirements apply to kitchens and bathrooms, identify non-compliant elements of kitchen and bathroom design and construction, and describe techniques for making various kitchen and bathroom layouts meet the requirements of the Guidelines.



FH002



Instructor Bio


Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”



Other Approvals


Florida Construction Contractor (FCILB): 0009803
Florida Building Code Professional (BCAIB): 0009803
Louisiana Residential Contractor (LSLBC): FCILB-0009803
Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB): CILB-0009803
Georgia Construction Contractor: FCILB-0009803
Kansas Contractors: FCILB-0009803
Idaho Building Contractors: FCILB-0009803
Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) - Commercial: FCILB-0009803
Florida Home Inspector Licensing Program: 0009803
American Institute of Architects (AIA): J607LGL05