Insights and expertise for doors and frames
Jan
16
2019

Attack resistant door, frame & hardware assemblies delay or thwart an attacker’s efforts to enter a classroom. Now, new features provide additional opportunities for school districts to improve classroom security. In-swing capabilities and fire-rated options meet (or exceed) 5-aa10 test standards, making attack resistant openings viable for more schools.…

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Nov
20
2018

Update to post from October 2016 (see below):
In the two years since Radio Frequency (RF) shielded opening products were a hit at the ASIS show, we’ve seen them chosen for some very cool projects. These include information vestibule applications for top-secret data storage, government, financial and military facilities.

Feedback from security integrators at the …

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Sep
17
2018

Did you know that sound control can contribute towards sustainability certifications for a building? Yes, it’s true! Energy efficiency and materials content may overshadow acoustic properties as sources of sustainability credits, but sound control measures can contribute to meeting health and comfort guidelines.…

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Aug
15
2018

Every year, more building owners opt to “go green” as a way to save money and contribute to a healthier environment. Many sustainability standards and indices have come along, but how do you know which ones are the most important ones for your building project? Energy efficiency, recycled content, what happens at the end of …

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Jul
26
2018

Proper installation is imperative for the correct operation of doors and frames, as it is with any product that gets assembled or installed after purchase. Sure – after numerous installations it becomes second nature and installers don’t need to reference the instructions. However, if it’s the first installation ever or in a while, the process …

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