Who We Are

DHI is an association proudly serving door security and safety professionals, and the dynamic companies they represent, in the non-residential construction industry. Through education, advocacy, accreditation and facilitated networking, we provide members with the collective intelligence to meet the security and safety needs of their customers.
Learn more about the New Day, New DHI.


DHI and DSSF Appoint New Chief Executive Officer
Effective April 5, the DHI Board of Governors and DSSF Board of Trustees has appointed Cedric Calhoun, FASAE, CAE as their new Chief Executive Officer. Welcome, Cedric! Read the full press release.

Now Open: 2021 Board of Governors Election
Please take this opportunity to elect new members to your Board of Governors who will lead DHI for the next three-year term. DHI members can learn more and vote here.

DHI Advocacy Center
Top of mind for many members are the growing number of state and local “shelter in place” orders and whether DHI members are designated as providing “essential services,” allowing for limited but continued operations. We are providing resources to our industry to communicate to their states. 


DHI Spring Micro-School
April 13-17, 2021
Richmond, VA | SOLD OUT

Online, Instructor-Led AHC220 Course - AHC Exam Prep
Tuesdays (March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30, April 6)
5-Week Virtual Offering SOLD OUT

Online, Instructor-Led EHC400 Course - Electrified Hardware Applications and Documentation
Tuesdays (May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1)
5-Week Virtual Offering SOLD OUT

Online, Instructor-Led COR146 Course - Intro to Detailing Doors, Frames and Hardware
Tuesdays (June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22, June 29)
5-Week Virtual Offering SOLD OUT

Online, Instructor-Led COR163 Course - Developing Masterkey Systems
Thursday, June 3
Virtual Offering | Register Now


DHI Education

DHI education is important to becoming a door security + safety professional and remaining current in the industry. We offer classes online, in-person, at our technical schools, and much more. Education is a cornerstone of DHI.

DHI Certification

DHI is the focal point for a team of more than 2,200 professional consultants whose efforts improve the lifestyle of millions of people as well as enhance the fire and life safety of buildings and their occupants.

DHI Membership

We serve as the primary resource for education, accreditation, networking and advocacy in the non-residential door and hardware industry.

DHI Events

There’s always something going on at DHI! From our annual trade show and exposition, DHI conNextions, DHI Management Summit, Technical Schools, Chapter events or Door Security & Safety Foundation classes, you can find it all right here.

Door Security + Safety Magazine

Take a glance at this month’s issue, and find out how to advertise or contribute an article.

Door Security & Safety Foundation

Learn about the Foundation’s mission to promote secure and safe openings that enhance life safety, and how you can help.