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.


New DHT Credential Has Computerized Exam + Membership Offer!
Introducing the Level Two DHT - Door + Hardware Technician credential. Now you can take the 4-hour computerized exam with immediate notification of your test results, along with feedback on how you fared in each segment of the exam! Special pricing through June 30 includes membership offers as well. Learn more.

The 2017 Door Security & Safety Foundation Scholarship Application is Now Available
The 2017 scholarship application process is underway. You can download the application here. Submit all applications and any questions to scholarships@doorsecuritysafety.org. Submission deadline is June 30, 2017.

Celebrating One Year of the New DHI!
One year ago DHI announced several significant and new initiatives with a fresh approach, along with our new brand, to better support the needs of door security + safety professionals. Here is a webpage filled with videos, links and articles about all of these new initiatives.

New DHIA Certificate Now Available!
DHI is pleased to announce that the Door + Hardware Industry Associate (DHIA) certificate, the first step of DHI’s new credential and certification program update. For more information on this new certificate visit New Certifications and Credentials.

DHI Launches Industry Orientation Program with New Codes Video
View our complimentary series of videos for newcomers to the non-residential door and hardware industry. The first video, Safely Securing the Built Environment through Building, Fire, and Life Safety Codes, is now available on DHI.org

Wear Your DHI!
We've launched a new DHI store with apparel and business accessories for you and your team of Door Security + Safety Professionals. Enter the Store

Opening the Door to School Safety
DSSF has launched an important education campaign and video against barricade devices aimed at school administrators, pointing to door security + safety professionals as the experts they need. Be sure to Watch, Share, and Give to this campaign. #LockDontBlock


2017 DHI Fall School
October 23-28
Embassy Suites
Scottsdale, AZ

2017 DHI Canada Fall School

November 6-10
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel
Calgary, Canada

conNextions 2018

May 9 – 11
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD




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 conNextions!

Save the date to join forward-thinking Door Security + Safety Professionals May 9-11, 2018 in Baltimore, MD

Doors + Hardware 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.