Revolving doors are now becoming more integrated with a building’s emergency and security systems than ever before, and this means installers at the very least have to know more about how these systems tie into the door.
Door hardware standards play a significant role in life safety by ensuring products used in commercial and residential buildings are suitable for their intended use. These standards serve as tools for hardware manufacturers and building professionals by providing them with a mutual understanding of door hardware requirements and types of locking systems.
A privately owned helicopter hangar in rural Purcellville, Virginia, won its contractor Fuog/InterBuild the 2017 Building of the Year award from the National Frame Building Association. The post-fame, barn-style hangar features a hydraulic door.
A discussion of how integrated doors make the specification, purchasing, and installation process more efficient is one of several articles in The Construction Specifier’s downloadable ebook, “Step into the World of Specialty Doors.”