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Doors + Hardware Magazine

February 2016

Unlocking Best Practices:cSpecifying Door Hardware
Scott J. Tobias, AHC/CDC, CDT, CFDI, CSI, FDAI, LEED AP
This article is based on DHI's Sequence and Format for the Hardware Schedule.

Case Study: Installing the Clamshell Door Frame
Emily Rae Schutte and Kristi A. Dietz, AHC
Advantages of a clamshell frame for a difficult parking garage installation.

Someone Missed the Memo: What is the Proper Product to Use for Shimming?
Mark Mitchell, FDAI
Clearances door to frame are one of the most common of all fire door deficiencies.

Best Practices for Flashing Exterior Doors
Paul Majka
As building envelopes evolve and with endless material options, flashing exterior commercial doors requires a diligent approach to preparation and installation.

The New Day of DHI is Coming
After receiving and reviewing thousands of your responses from our two major research studies, we better understand what you need for your company to prosper and for you to grow professionally.

Standardizing Door Schedules
Melany Whalin
With the growing demand for security, openings have become increasingly complex.

Changes to NFPA 80, 2016 Edition
Kristin Bigda, P.E.
NFPA 80 is revised on a three-year cycle, with the most recent edition, 2016, being released in fall 2015.

Door Hardware Triage: Correctly Diagnosing Door Hardware Problems
Tom Rubenoff
As in the medical profession, correct diagnosis of door hardware problems is wholly dependent upon the knowledge, skill and powers of observation of the person whose job it is to correct the problem.

 

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