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Doors & Hardware Magazine

November 2015

Introducing the New DHI President
Bob Maas, Director of Key Accounts and Mechanical OEM Accounts for Allegion, introduces himself and talks about the future of DHI.

Case Study: Sir John A. Macdonald Building
Jack Shinder
How a classic Ottawa structure was modernized by state-of-the-art door assemblies.

Case Study: Arkansas State Hospital
Justin Lockhart
Maintaining a sense of security for patients while still adhering to a tight budget.

'Green' and Residential Initiatives Introduced As BHMA Celebrates 90 Years of Service
Ralph Vasami
Founded in 1925, the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association continues serving member companies, their customers and the industry through active leadership.

Why School Architects Are Switching to Steel Doors
Jeff Wherry
Take a look at a nearby school and you'll most likely see steel doors on the exterior. But you'd have to venture inside to spot the latest trend: more and more schools are opting for steel doors there too.

The Benefits of Architectural Finishes for Various Vertical Market Environments
Mike McCoy
When facilities are forced to withstand harsher climates and volatile weather conditions, selecting door hardware and exit devices to endure the elements without the need for constant repair and replacement can be a significant challenge.

Specialty Fire-rated Glazing Safeguards Design Goals
Jeff Razwick
Thanks to manufacturing developments, fire-rated glazing systems have evolved into complex, design-minded solutions. Sleek, fire-rated frames and clear fire-rated glass can now work together to provide high levels of fire and life safety while creating stunning, light-filled interiors.

Fire-Rated Doors: Standards, Testing and Glazing Requirements
Diana San Diego
Fire-rated door assemblies are normally tested as separate products by a nationally recognized testing agency and then listed, labeled or classified for use in fire door assemblies. However, there are instances where specific components are tested together, and therefore must be used together to maintain the fire rating.

Steel Doors and Frames: A Growing Market
Melany Whalin
The growing demand for an all-solutions door has led to many innovations in the steel door market. If there's an application that needs heightened strength, durability or maximum fire resistance, steel doors and frames can deliver it.

New England Chapter Hosts Regional Trade Show
Jim White, AOC, FDAI
A regional trade show sponsored by DHI's New England Chapter was a huge success.

Case Study: Start Co.
Ginny Powell
Hager supports Memphis revitalization with custom steel doors.


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