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Details & Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging In Place

Details & Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging In Place

This course builds on the CAPS I and CAPS II courses (which are prerequisites for this course) by introducing design solutions and techniques for professionals whose clients require specialized design and equipment to live and thrive comfortably in their homes. Whole house product specification and installation techniques will be covered accompanied by practical, hands-on activities.

Classes are live via Zoom (not recorded) from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm PST.

2024 dates added!

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the challenging nature of design for aging in place projects.

  • Identify available innovative and specialized products.

  • Explain best practices for design and installation of key components in AIP home design.

  • Describe the importance of budget and early product selection

  • Identify common missteps for design and installation of AIP solutions.

  • Recommend the best solutions for common single-room modifications based on needs identified in a provided client assessment and a room survey.

  • List installation considerations for recommended modifications in a specified space.

  • Prioritize the comprehensive solutions based on previous exercises when integrated into a real-world whole house scenario.

  • Evaluate design considerations and installation requirements for recommended modifications based on whole house layout and circulation patterns.

  • Prioritize individual projects relative to budget, needs and urgency.

The course presents various methods and techniques for modifying home design, from the perspective of new construction and retrofitting. This course is required for the NAHB Certified Aging in Place Specialist. It can be used as CEs for NAHB CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP and MIRM.

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This is for one class only. To receive certification you must complete all three classes.

This class is only offered on Friday. 

Friday Classes

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The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry – home modifications for aging in place.

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