3-in-1 Handwashing Systems Shrink Accessible Toilet Room SqFt–Revit

Posted by Daniel Hughes on May 1, 2017 11:10:35 AM

What if Bradley could help you meet toilet room ADA design requirements; while reducing your clients' toilet room space (SqFt) and construction costs? 

A Bradley WashBar 3-in-1 handwashing system provides designers with a unique accessibility product solution that delivers a more efficient, compact ADA compliant toilet room.

Bradley, the leaders in all-in-one technology, has scaled down the delivery of soap, water and hand drying via the exclusive Verge® with WashBar™ technology.

Franchise Client: "We realize the Bradley WashBar could significantly reduce our ADA toilet room spaces. The construction cost savings easily pay for the WashBar; while providing our franchises with the option to reallocate the 'saved space' to retail and\or customer seating space." 

Bradley centralizes the core handwashing components (water, soap, & dryer) to the wash basin. This provides designers with the opportunity to significantly reduce the toilet room footprint or square footage.

Two design options emerged for the franchise;

  • Reducing toilet room space allowed the franchise to reduce the respective construction costs. 
  • The new available space could be allocated to both retail and customer seating space.

 Bradley 3-in-1 (All-in-One) touchless handwashing systems

  1. meet accessibility codes,
  2. reduce the owners' square footage & construction costs,
  3. reduce the owners' risks associated with slippery, wet floors,
  4. reduce the owners' building management costs for water, paper towel usage and maintenance,
  5. provide a pretty cool visually-appealing, technologically-savvy handwashing product.

The Verge with the patented WashBar Technology provides a completely touchless handwashing experience in a sleek and engaging design.



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Download Pre-built Revit Accessible Toilet Room Sample Model

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Aug 10, 2016 12:37:34 PM

As firms build their Revit \ BIM project library with pre-built Building Product Manufacturer (BPM) models, the next step in efficiency is to pre-build common room types with those models.

This provides a learning process for less experienced design staff to learn accessible, ADA and ANSI accessible design rules and guidelines.

Pre-built Revit rooms with installed common furniture, fixture and equipment Revit models; expedite the construction modeling and documentation process.

Here is an example of a single occupancy accessible toilet room; that utilizes the Bradley Advocate 3-in-1 touchless handwashing lavatory; which is ADA compliant.

4 Bradley Revit Lavatories for ADA Compliant Toilet Room Renovations

4 Revit Fixture-Room Layout Tips | ADA-Universal Design Review

Bradley Accessible Products Used in Toilet Room Layout

Advocate AV-30 | All-in-One, Soap, Water & Hand Dryer Lavatory

Grab Bar - Horizontal - 42" Long - Model 812 Series

Grab Bar - Horizontal - 36" Long - Model 812 Series

Grab Bar - Vertical - 18" Long - Model 812 Series

Toilet Tissue Paper Dispenser - Dual Roll - Model 522

Mirror - 24"W x 36"H - Model 781 Series

Download the single occupancy accessible toilet room Revit model.

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Compact Accessible Green Toilet Room Design

(Advocate Revit Family Toucheless 3-in-One Hand Washing System)

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4 Bradley Revit Lavatories for ADA Compliant Toilet Room Renovations

Posted by Daniel Hughes on May 13, 2016 3:30:00 PM

Over the last month, Revit software and the Bradley Product Revit library proved to quickly & efficiently layout a large number of ADA compliant Toilet-Locker Rooms.

- 4 Hours | 2D AutoCAD to Visually Data-Rich Revit Documentation -

Three (3) separate clients with over 250 locations scheduled for renovation; received plans, elevations & sections, 3D interior perspective views, rendered images and bill of materials for costing their projects.

Four (4) Bradley lavatory decks continuously stood out as the 'Go-To' ADA accessible handwashing systems for these toilet room renovations.

    

Renovating existing toilet rooms to meet ADA requirements can be costly, time consuming, disruptive and in some cases almost impossible. The later, may require renovating and creating a much larger footprint and/or completely relocating the toilet room.

   

- Download Pre-built Revit Accessible Toilet Room Sample Model -

Here are the four (4) Bradley space-saving, prefabricated ADA lavatory design solutions we used for these projects. They are listed in the order that designers selected them for their projects. They helped designers accommodate the 'unknowns' for toilet room renovation projects; while meeting the ADA criteria.

1) Bradley features 2 types of space-saving 3-in-one touchless handwashing systems with the Bradley Advocate & Verge. The Bradley Advocate AV-Series modular 3-in-1, touchless handwashing system provides the smallest footprint for a complete hand washing (water, soap, dryer). Download Advocate AV-Series Revit Models

- Compact Accessible Green Toilet Room Design | Advocate Revit Family Hand Washing System -

- Safe Clean Toilet Room Design | Advocate Revit Family Hand Washing System -

The Bradley Verge® Lavatory System with WashBar™ Technology and the respective Revit Verge Model Library are located in the Bradley Revit Library. (1,000 Revit Families)

 The Verge® with exclusive WashBar™ technology is the 2nd all-in-one handwashing system.

The integrated design of the Verge basin in Evero® natural quartz material and clean + rinse + dry functionality housed in the new single piece WashBar create an attractive intuitive space for handwashing. The Verge with the patented WashBar provides a completely touchless handwashing experience in a sleek and engaging design.

 

2) The Bradley Verge L-Series Lavatory System has less depth than other Bradley Lavatory systems. This lavatory also meets the ANSI Enhanced Reach range. Download Verge L-Series Revit Models

 

3) The Bradley ELX-Express Lavatory System is modular but has a shorter deck. For example, a 2-station ELX is 55" long, compared to the Verge L-Series, which is 60" long.  Download ELX Revit Models

 

4) The patented, multi-height Bradley Frequency Lavatory System comfortably provides hand-washing access for adults, children, and those with disabilities. 

The convex (higher) station provides a more ergonomically correct position for able-bodied users while the concave (lower) stations can be mounted to meet ADA or TAS guidelines. Download Frequency Revit Models

Bradley prefabricated lavatory systems can assist with minimizing the interior demolition costs; while providing labor savings with an "out-of-the-box & install" ADA compliant hand washing system. This proves to be ideal for organizations' that have multiple renovation projects; with a multitude unknown floor plan conditions.

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Topics: touchless lavatory system, sustainable toilet room design, architectural sustainable design, ADA compliance, revit for ADA review, ADA Compliance Checklist, ada accessible design

Download Bradley HS Undermount Basin Revit Family Library

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Apr 12, 2016 7:45:00 AM

A 2-year collaborative design and manufacturing project between HOK Product Design and Bradley Corporation --has produced the solid-surface Terreon®, HS Undermount Basin Products with the HS Undermount Basin Revit Library.

The seamless, shallow, -nearly flat bottom basins (sink bowls) were designed to meet ADA accessibility for healthcare, school, laboratory and other design markets.

The HS Basin Revit Library includes the HS Oval, Square and Rectangular Basins.

Designers can specify and order Bradley Terreon® sheet stock as countertop material and thereby, incorporate the HS Basins into casework and millwork countertops.

The HS basins are also bowl options in Bradley's prefabricated, solid surface Omnideck Lavatory Product Line. The Omnideck Revit Family Library can be downloaded from the same page as the HS Undermount Basins. Custom Omnideck Revit families with the HS basin bowl options available upon request.

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US Accessibility Board | New ADA \ ABA Compliance Standards Videos

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Jul 23, 2014 8:59:56 AM

The United States Access Board Website continues to publish new video content to better describe the ADA \ ABA Codes & Compliance Standards.

If "a picture is worth a thousand words" -- a video (animation) may save a thousands of words to describe an accessibility code and compliance standard.

Bradley integrates accessibility standards into our products and Revit (BIM) Model Library --as Revit Family Types to assist with various accessibility installation heights.

As a product, the Bradley Verge VLD-Series Natural Quartz Lavatory System is a potential solution for fulfilling the 'Enhanced Reach Accessibility Requirement'.

The 2009 ICC/ANSI Standards require that soap dispenser controls and faucets that serve certain accessible lavatories – larger restrooms determined by scoping such as IBC as to require an enhanced reach range – need to be installed with a reach depth of 11 inches (280mm) maximum.

Bradley incorporates "Clearance Boxes" into our Revit models; where they may assist with interference or clash detection for maintaining ADA installation heights and keeping maintenance accessibility areas clear for a product.

My thanks to Glenna Antrim, International Account Manager (Bradley) for sharing the details of Accessibility Boards' new video content.

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Bradley BIM Expands AIA-CES Courses-Webinars: BIM | Sustainable | Accessible Design

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Nov 23, 2011 3:08:14 AM

Bradley BIM is expanding its current AIA-CES accredited course offerings, by developing new continuing education webinars for A/E Professionals.

Webinars will include topics such as sustainable toilet room design, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Accessible Design.

Watch for updates; as we announce the 2012 launch dates for the March AIA-CES webinar learning events.

Employed, Unemployed Architects and Architectural Students

A central theme of Bradley BIM's AIA-CES educational events, is to help the employed, unemployed & newly rehired architects to stay current with their certifications and skill sets.

Architectural students will also find the content of these AIA-CES events helpful to their career development.

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Topics: american institute of architects, continued education system, aia accredited learning webinar, unemployed architects, universal design class, Revit Training-Education, Sustainable Design Course, aia-ces webinar, architectural students, AIA CES Course, ada accessible design

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