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Jun
6
2018

With increased media attention and bold students leading the charge, schools are looking for ways to make their buildings more secure to defend against armed attackers. The logical places to start are entry points, not only exterior doors and windows but interior as well. The problem is schools have so many doors in their buildings, …

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Feb
1
2018

They sound virtually the same so you can understand why most people – even in the construction industry assume they are synonymous, but fire protection and fire resistance refer to two separate performance criteria set forth by the International Building Code (IBC). These two categories have their own unique requirements related to test standards, applications …

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Jan
10
2018

Zinc Coating

No, I’m not talking about the stuff lifeguards used to smear on their noses back in the 80’s to protect from the sun. In the commercial door industry, zinc coating is an important attribute in quality steel doors and frames. While its anti-corrosive nature is extremely valuable, the most noticeable advantage is the way that …

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Oct
11
2017

High performance openings from ASSA ABLOY are delivering certified energy savings to Department of Defense (DoD) facilities, providing the government agency trusted sustainable building products that comply with requirements for energy efficiency at federal facilities.

The DoD and third-party agency GreenCircle Certified, LLC examined existing interior and exterior openings at the Marine Corps Systems Command …

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Jun
1
2017
Rotary White Birch with Clear Stain (MDF)

Flush wood doors can be made in a variety of methods including 3-ply and 5-ply, among other constructions.  While the internal components such as the core, stiles, rails, and cross bands are important features that impact performance attributes, the face veneer is what end users see every day. Architects and designers focus heavily on this …

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