Hanley Wood University

 

Universal Design

  • NARI Universal Design Certified Professional Training Program

    The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) developed the Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) designation to promote standards of universal design and remodeling through credentialing of design and remodeling professionals. The Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) will be able to create comfortable and accessible homes, for everyone in the household – it’s not just “aging in place,” although the course does cover that aspect as well. This training and certification will prepare you, and prove your knowledge of the full scope of accessibility. You will have the tools to suggest making all elements and spaces accessible, comfortable and usable by all the home’s occupants. Universal Remodeling Projects are attractive not only to those who wish to age in place, but also for families with special needs, and families who are forward-thinking. Learn the 7 Principles of Universal Design, and how to interview clients with an understanding and consideration of their special needs, and…. how to make their dreams come true. This program is available exclusively online at www.hanleywooduniversity.com. To enroll, you must meet the following criteria: be employed by or own a firm engaged in commercial or residential universal design or a remodeling firm that is supporting the universal design and remodeling industry; have a minimum of five years continuous full time experience in the remodeling industry; and have completed 8 hours of education addressing universal design or universal remodeling principles in the last 5 years. NARI reserves the right to deny your participation if you do not meet these requirements. his course will provide you with the tools to sell and conduct remodeling projects that are based on Universal Design principles. These are attractive not only to those who wish to age-in-place but also families with special needs and families that are forward thinking. You will learn the seven principles of Universal Design, how to interview clients with an understanding and consideration of their special needs, and the how-to of building these projects. The cost of the online program is $399 for NARI Members and $499 for non-members. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2011
    Subject(s):
    Universal Design
    Sponsor:
    Ferguson
  • Multigenerational Design for the Bathroom: From Universal to ADA

    This course about multi-generational, or universal, bathroom design addresses and accommodates the needs and abilities of people of all ages. Multi-generational design combines safety and comfort with style and beauty to create a space that is attractive, versatile and practical for the users. Its design principles acknowledge that people have different abilities and needs. More families are becoming multi-generational, and aging Americans want to live independently longer, therefore multi-generational design is an important consideration. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2011
    Subject(s):
    Universal Design
    Sponsor:
    MTI Whirlpools
  • Health and Welfare Benefits of Home Hydrotherapy Systems - Aquatic Whirlpools

    1 LU HSW/SD

    You will be able to help your client identify the correct type of hydrotherapy system for their needs based on age, intended use, design preferences and available space. You will also be able to explain to them the health benefits associated with each type of system. Additionally, you will be able to show them options that fit the available space in their existing bathroom, as well as discuss design considerations of both retrofits and new construction for hydrotherapy systems. Take the course.

    Posted:
    October 2009
    Subject(s):
    Bath, Universal Design, Safety, Shower
    Sponsor:
    Aquatic Whirlpools
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Transgenerational Shower Design

    1 LU HSW

    At the end of this course, you will be able to use questioning techniques to determine client needs and demonstrate the benefits of at least three shower components. We will also define how the number of outlets will vary based on user requirements and needs. Additionally, in designing a multi-head shower system, it is important to determine the total flow of water and select a proper valve and additional components necessary for the system to function as it is designed. Take the course.

    Posted:
    September 2009
    Subject(s):
    Bath, Shower, Universal Design
    Sponsor:
    Grohe
    Certification(s):
    AIA