ADA Planning Guide Now Available from Ellison Bronze

Brochure Serves as Industry Resource for Requirements of ADA-Compliant Entrances and Doors

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

FALCONER, NY… Ellison Bronze, Inc. announces the publishing of its ADA Planning Guide for Entrances and Doors, which explores the general scoping and technical requirements for accessible entrances and doors in the ADA Standards.

Ellison’s ADA Planning Guide for Entrances and Doors is the only resource of its kind in the industry, and an invaluable reference for architects designing easily accessible and unobstructed spaces.

“The specification process can be complex and we wanted to provide a resource to streamline it for doors and entrances,” says Roger Overend, President and CEO, Ellison Bronze, Inc. “It is a convenient tool covering the basic ADA scope, taking into account the aspects of door design – sizes, clearance requirements, accessible routes, and much more.”

The four sections of the guide establish design requirements for doors and entrances in new construction or retrofit facilities subject to ADA standards – ensuring that state and local government buildings, public accommodations, and other commercial facilities are readily accessible to and useable by individuals with disabilities.

Complete with easy-to-read content as well as charts, graphics, and other helpful recommendations, the guide is a go-to planning resource for designers. Contents include:

  • Accessible Entrances: Minimum Number
  • Doors, Doorways, and Gates
  • Automatic and Power-Assisted Doors and Gates
  • Common Questions

Download the ADA Planning Guide for Entrances and Doors:

About Ellison: Ellison Bronze, Inc., located in Falconer, NY, invented the balanced door in 1927. Today, Ellison leads the industry by providing custom marquee doors to the world’s most famous addresses. Made with the highest quality materials and unparalleled craftsmanship, Ellison doors are the standard to which all other commercial entry doors are compared the world over. Ellison also provides superior customer service by maintaining every record and drawing it has produced, and offers replacement balanced hardware for every door it has ever made. For more information, visit

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