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With newly updated content, this course introduces the fundamentals of architectural doors and hardware
to those new to this industry who want to understand the basics of the products and their applications.
It’s the first step on the path of career development in the door and hardware industry.
It’s a simple introduction to understand the critical components of openings that provide
life safety and security to building users.
Annual Fire and Egress Door Assembly Inspection Program (FDAI)
Based on NFPA 80, Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives (2007 edition), documented inspections for fire-rated door assemblies are now required on an annual basis.
Read more about this important program on the FDAI webpage.
FIRE-RATED DOORS — A Guide to Field Inspections
DHI and The Door Security & Safety Foundation have created a training program specific to the inspection requirements of the 2007 edition of NFPA 80, Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives. AHJs will better understand what criteria will meet the NFPA 80 standard.
AHJ/BUILDING OWNER'S ANNUAL SAFETY INSPECTION GUIDELINES
To provide guidance to building owners and facilities management personnel, also available are manuals containing excerpted language from NFPA 80.