Jan
26

STC (Sound Transmission Class) openings have gained popularity in the recent years for many reasons. The healthcare market require STC partitions because poor acoustical conditions may have a negative impact on a patient’s physiological health and increase their chances of being readmitted to the hospital. Acoustics can also impact perceptions of privacy, comfort, safety, and

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Nov
20

Architects, parents, school boards and school supervisors are working hard to make schools safe for all students and faculty. There are many solutions that can help create secure school environments. This article will look at ways to make schools safer with doors and frames from ASSA ABLOY Group brands.

Even beyond the envelope of the …

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Oct
28

Hello and welcome to our Halloween edition of Dave’s Door Blog.

Most of the people I know in the door and hardware industry are strong-willed and are rarely scared of anything. But one simple term used in wood door specifications will strike fear in the most seasoned door person. NATURAL BIRCH! Those two simple words …

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Oct
3

Hi everyone-Dave Goetzinger has been busy with his local distributor training (interested?) so I am filling in as his guest blogger. My name is Amy Vigneux and I am the Marketing Communications Manager for our door and frame division. Thanks for visiting!

Have you stayed in a hotel this year? If so, what made the …

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Sep
7

In future installments on this blog, I will be talking about troubleshooting doors and frames. Common problems associated with door openings require shims to be installed in the correct place to solve the issue.

This video will cover the basics of shimming a door and the effect it has on the opening.   Future articles …

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