Insights and expertise for doors and frames
Jun
4
2020
Cleaning Doors and Frames

Reducing touchpoints and increased cleaning has become more critical recently. I think it’s safe to assume most doors are typically overlooked when it comes to cleaning, unless it’s removing a smudge on the glass in a light kit or cleaning a mark or dirt on the door surface itself. That makes sense given that the …

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Mar
10
2020

Our last post Keep Learning about Traditional, New and Innovative Door Security Solutions covered training resources from ASSA ABLOY, aimed at helping distributors, end-users, locksmiths, systems integrators, and other door security professionals become more proficient in everything related to door security. Now we are expanding on that to cover industry certifications and learning paths.…

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Dec
11
2019

When designing, installing, and maintaining safety & security systems for a commercial building, it’s crucial to stay apprised of the latest trends in door security. Various factors come into play – from changes in industry regulations & market demand to the emergence of new technologies & solutions. Keeping up can be daunting, that’s why our …

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Oct
31
2019

Sustainability remains a key consideration when designing and constructing openings for new and retrofit buildings. But what makes an opening “sustainable” or “green”? Energy efficiency, material sourcing and composition, end-of-life and other factors all play a role. In fact, there are so many sustainability standards that it’s difficult to know which ones are relevant for …

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Sep
25
2019

We sometimes get surprised reactions when we tell architects and designers that, yes, a high security opening can be as beautiful as it is strong. That’s because traditionally, the strongest openings were somewhat utilitarian and plain looking. But that has changed in recent years due to innovative new materials and changes in manufacturing processes. Now,

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