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GE ADA Compliant Appliances

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant appliances from GE Appliances can help to make your home accessible to people with disabilities.

The Americans with Disabilities Act establishes accessibility guidelines for many products. We offer an array of appliances for the home that meet the requirements for ADA compliance.

ADA Compliance Requirements For Appliances

Select an appliance below to see requirements that make it ADA compliant

Top-Freezer Refrigerator ADA Requirements

To be considered ADA compliant, GE top-freezer refrigerators must meet the following requirements:

  • 100% of the fresh food space below 54 inches
  • 50% of the freezer space below 54 inches
  • Controls must:
    • Be below 54 inches
    • Be operable with one hand and not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist
    • Require force of less than 5 lbs to activate

Side-by-Side Refrigerator ADA Requirements

To be considered ADA compliant, GE side-by-side refrigerators must meet the following requirements:

  • Controls must:
    • Allow parallel approach by a person in a wheelchair with maximum high side reach of 54 inches for operation
    • Be operable with one hand and not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist
    • Require force of less than 5 lbs to activate