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Dec
1
2021
RITE Slide Assembly

By Katie Flower AOC, CSI, CDT Training Specialist ASSA ABLOY

I’m pleased to welcome a guest blogger to Dave’s Door Opening: Katie Flower is a training specialist at ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions with a tremendous amount of knowledge related to building codes. Thank you Katie for this contribution related to the growing popularity of

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Nov
4
2021

Google’s definition of “nerd” is a single-minded expert in a particular technical field. Being in the door and hardware industry, many of us qualify for this label of door and hardware nerd. I prefer Google’s definition of nerd in the verb form: engage in or discuss a technical field obsessively or with great attention to …

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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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Aug
6
2020

Sliding doors are a growing trend in commercial projects. They’ve been used in residential applications such as patio doors for decades, and are now gaining traction in new markets thanks to many advantages compared to traditional swinging doors. Some of the early adopters in commercial spaces were hotels utilizing sliders for restroom doors, and architects …

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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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