eBooks

DHI’s new eBook series is brought to you by our partners who will provide educational content and expertise.

Momentous Events in Door History: Humorous and Totally True Insights of Doors Through Time
By: Ben Dorsey III, LEED GA, Special-Lite Inc.

The history of doors may seem trivial. It is not. For instance, how large was the door on Noah’s Ark? Okay, we really don’t know. But if we did, how would we possibly translate the variable measure of a cubit? What we do know comes from historical records and archaeological findings. And those are the ones we will discuss in this e-book. Along the way we’ll introduce some door humor to keep things entertaining.

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How Upgrading to RFID Door Locks Delivers Guest Satisfaction and Efficiency to Hotel Operators
By: dormakaba

Today, RFID door locks are the industry standard and are widely used in all property typesfrom destination resorts to conference centers, corporate hotels to luxury and mid-market properties. This eBook provides a summary of the hoteliers’ experience and improved performance with RFID door lock systems.

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Case Study: Western State Hospital Installation
By: BEST

Due to past incidents with patients and safety concerns inherent to the nature of behavioral healthcare facilities, Western State Hospital launched facility-wide, ligature-resistant programs that would further ensure the safety and security of patients. This eBook details how the BEST product portfolio provides quality and durability with the right solution at the door.

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The Foundation of Smart Cities? Smart Security.
By: dormakaba

The era of "smart cities" is here. In this eBook, dormakaba details how we can (and why we should) extend smart technology to all aspects of our interactions with infrastructure and services within cities.

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Keeping Schools Safe, Healthy and Secure
By: dormakaba

Balancing the safety, health, and security needs of students, faculty, and staff⁠—all while providing a productive educational environment⁠—requires purposeful facility design and careful selection of solutions. In this eBook, dormakaba details how schools can create an open and inviting learning environment while ensuring safety.

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