Original Hardware: Restore, Replicate or Replace?
Scott A. Tice of Tice Industries, Inc. explains why the restoration and refurbishing of original hardware pieces can be an enticing alternative to replacement—one that could add serious savings to the bottom line.
Decorative Hardware in Commercial Facilities
Kenny Abell of Allegion provides background on decorative hardware and how it can be suited throughout a facility, along with some points to consider when making purchasing decisions.
Figured Veneer in Flush Wood Door Faces
Dan Hogan of VT Industries explains the types of figured veneers and describes how and why they occur.
Lead with Style: Fire-Rated Glass Doors Open New Design Possibilities
Jeff Razwick of Technical Glass Products explains why fire and life safety requirements still seem to conflict with design goals, and how design
challenges in fire-rated glass door applications can be overcome.
Sliding Door Use on Renovation Projects
David Lutz of Hawa Americas Inc. explains why architects and designers are increasingly turning to sliding door systems for their space-saving attributes and distinctive design appeal.
2014 Fall Technical Schools Exceed Expectations
More than 150 students advanced their careers and furthered their education by attending DHI and DHI Canada's 2014 Fall Technical Schools.
Case Study: Rush University Medical Center
Jim Stankevich of Tyco Security Systems explains how this sprawling medical center campus replaced its obsolete access control system and added other security technology upgrades.
Sliding Doors Gaining in Popularity: New Trend May Date Back to First-Century Romans
Ginny Powell of Hager Companies explains the most popular applications for a surface sliding door system and why demand is growing.
Being Relevant in the Relationship Age
Josh Hallgren of The Hallgren Company explains how attending DHI's annual convention, CoNEXTions, helps his company find opportunities for growth, and he offers tips for working the show floor.
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