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.


Now Accepting 2020 Achievement Award Nominations!
Please take a moment to review the 2020 Achievement Awards brochure and consider someone whom you think exemplifies the dedication, leadership, and devotion to our industry that is noted under the criteria for each award. Please forward your nominations to DHI by July 13, 2020.

Register Now: 2020 DHI Fall Technical School
We know that DHI's Technical Schools provide you with the critical education and networking opportunities you need for career advancement. Therefore, we’re committed to communicating responsibly, instilling a sense of confidence, and following official health advice as we plan for a successful school in Landsowne, VA this October. Learn more and register.

DHI Executive Leadership Transition
After a long career of dedicated service, the DHI Board of Governors announce the retirement of Jerry S. Heppes, Sr., CAE, Chief Executive Officer of DHI and the Door Security & Safety Foundation (DSSF), effective October 1, 2020. Read more.  

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 Fall Technical School
October 25 - November 1, 2020
Lansdowne, VA

Online, Instructor-Led COR140 Course
Tuesdays (July 21, July 28, August 4, and August 11)
4-Week Virtual Offering | Register Now

Online, Instructor-Led AHC220 Course
Thursdays (July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13)
4-Week Virtual Offering | Register Now

DHI Canada Fall Technical School
November 15 - 20, 2020
Calgary, AB



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.