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Retrofits and building for accessibility: a presentation

SNBSC, in partnership with Accessibility NB, is pleased to announce a one-hour presentation that will focus on

  • Tips and resources for retrofitting existing buildings to become more accessible to persons with physical challenges or sensory impairments
  • Building codes and standards that relate to accessibility (Barrier-free design)
  • Common pitfalls in new builds and renovations
  • Tips for preparing homes for aging in place

Led by Wendy Scott of Ability NB, this seminar will focus on the resources available from Ability NB, including on-site evaluations of existing buildings.

SNBSC Building Inspector Vern Faulkner will touch on building codes and some of the common issues found with new construction.

The two will also answer questions from participants.

WHO: Building owners and contractors

WHEN: May 31, at noon

WHERE: W. C. O'Neill Arena Complex, Saint Andrews


Wendy Scott, Ability NB: (506) 462-9555

Vern Faulkner, SNBSC: (506) 466-2612