Insights and expertise for doors and frames
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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Feb
10
2021

Digital tools are becoming more prevalent in the door industry, proving advantageous for all aspects of the construction process. From the design and specification of projects, to ordering and delivery of products, digital advancements are proving to streamline processes, ensure compatibility and speed up execution.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) allows architects and engineers to build …

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Nov
4
2020

It’s been 5 years since the “Green Alphabet Soup” blog post in which I explained the various acronyms of sustainable building programs, and with the virtual 2020 Greenbuild show coming up on November 10th it seems like a good time to revisit some of these and see how things are trending. Transparency is the …

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