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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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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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Jun
6
2019

When providing product for a publicly funded project, materials suppliers must comply with some very strict rules and regulations regarding domestic sourcing of materials. Understanding which rules apply for a specific project can be difficult, especially with the names the government has selected. For example, two of the most common acts are the Buy America …

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