Your one-stop, comprehensive guide to commercial doors and door
hardware--from the brand you trust
"The Graphic Standards Guide to Commercial Doors and Door
Hardware" is the only book of its kind to compile all the relevant
information regarding design, specifications, crafting, and
reviewing shop drawings for door openings in one easy-to-access
place. Content is presented consistently across chapters so
professionals can find what they need quickly and reliably, and the
book is illustrated with charts, photographs, and architectural
details to more easily and meaningfully convey key information.
Organized according to industry standards, each chapter focuses on
a component of the door opening or door hardware and provides all
options available, complete with everything professionals need to
know about that component.
When designing, specifying, creating, and reviewing shop
drawings for door openings, there are many elements to consider:
physical items, such as the door, frame, and hanging devices; the
opening's function; local codes and standards related to fire, life
safety, and accessibility; aesthetics; quality and longevity versus
cost; hardware cycle tests; security considerations; and
electrified hardware requirements, to name a few. Until now, there
hasn't been a single resource for this information.The only
resource available that consolidates all the door and hardware
standards and guidelines into one comprehensive
publicationConsistently formatted across chapters and topics for
ease of usePacked with drawings and photographsServes as a valuable
study aid for DHI's certification exams
If you're a professional tired of referring to numerous product
magazines or endless online searches only to find short,
out-of-date material, "The Graphic Standards Guide to Commercial
Doors and Door Hardware" gives you everything you need in one
convenient, comprehensive resource.
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