Insights and expertise for doors and frames
Dec
1
2021
RITE Slide Assembly

By Katie Flower AOC, CSI, CDT Training Specialist ASSA ABLOY

I’m pleased to welcome a guest blogger to Dave’s Door Opening: Katie Flower is a training specialist at ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions with a tremendous amount of knowledge related to building codes. Thank you Katie for this contribution related to the growing popularity of

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Nov
4
2021

Google’s definition of “nerd” is a single-minded expert in a particular technical field. Being in the door and hardware industry, many of us qualify for this label of door and hardware nerd. I prefer Google’s definition of nerd in the verb form: engage in or discuss a technical field obsessively or with great attention to …

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Sep
8
2021
Upgrade your opening

Change is constant and sets about reactions that make people, processes and things evolve. But how do physical buildings react to change, or evolve, without a major renovation? It starts with the building’s occupants, and how their interactions with a building change.

As a response to the change in how occupants interact with buildings due …

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Jul
1
2021
Hotel

Two of the industries hit hardest by COVID-19 were travel and hospitality. With hotels making up a large percentage of the overall hospitality market, the two go hand in hand. Now, thanks to vaccine availability and over a year of social distancing, these markets are finally making a comeback. But they aren’t coming back quite …

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May
6
2021
Glazing Image

Adding glass to hollow metal doors, sidelight frames, transoms or borrowed lite window frames is a design element with many benefits. Whether indoor or outdoor, the application may require clear views for safety or observation. Today LEED credits are available for daylighting, thanks to the use of natural light and less need for energy consumption. …

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