Door Hardware

Commercial Doors and Door Hardware as Design Elements

Commercial Doors and Door Hardware as Design Elements

I’ve been wondering: who typically selects the commercial doors and hardware for the projects you’re working on? I really want to know. In fact, I’ve been asking this question in the Architectural Practices and End User Organizations I’ve visited across the U.S.

Based on the responses I’ve gotten, I can tell you who’s not typically selecting commercial doors and hardware: Designers.

How LEED v4 Impacts Doors & Hardware, and Promotes a Whole-Building Approach to Sustainability

How LEED v4 Impacts Doors & Hardware, and Promotes a Whole-Building Approach to Sustainability

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has implemented the newest version of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED version 4). This newest version of LEED is a complete update from LEED 2009 and features a host of new requirements that impact our industry.