Speed Is the New Green

Advanced Fundamentals for High-Performance Doors
Sponsored by Hörmann High Performance Doors

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify several environmental and physical security factors addressed by high-performance flexible & rigid rolling doors.
  2. Explain limitations of conventional sectional and rolling steel doors in terms of cycle-ability and repair-ability/maintenance.
  3. Discuss key features of both high-performance door types in terms of cycle-ability, safety, and environmental control.
  4. List three design considerations required to properly apply a high-performance door.
  5. Properly apply a high-performance door, and identify several appropriate applications.


1 GBCI CE Hour
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
OAA 1 Learning Hour
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
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
This course is approved as a core course
Approved for Core Learning
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

This course evaluates high-performance flexible and rigid coiling doors as compared to conventional rolling doors. Environmental and physical security factors are examined, short video clips provide examples of quick opening and closing operations, as are safety and ease of repair. Cost, design considerations, and application examples are also reviewed.

Speed Green


Hörmann High Performance Doors Hörmann is one of the world’s top high speed roll up door manufacturers and a global leader in today’s building components industry. Our name has become synonymous with brand quality products covering a wide range of doors for industrial, commercial and residential applications.