Specialty Door Openings

An overview of design options, applications and specification considerations for specialty door openings
Sponsored by ASSA ABLOY

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the most commonly used types of specialty door openings in regards to accessibility and energy efficiency.
  2. Recognize various applications for specialty door openings.
  3. Explain specialty opening product attributes and limitations.
  4. Discuss the key elements of Codes and regulations in regards to door openings and how it relates to building requirements for fire, life safety, ADA and human health.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NSAA
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

This program will provide an overview of the design options, applications, and specification considerations for various types of Specialty Door Openings. Learn how to differentiate specialty door applications from standard steel based product offerings with an emphasis on improving the performance and efficiency of the entire opening.

Door Openings

Image courtesy of ASSA ABLOY

 

ASSA ABLOY The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. Every day, we help people feel safe, secure and experience a more open world.

 

Originally published in May 2020

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