Category: Commercial doors

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Window Upgrades: The Top Choices for Insulation and Energy Efficiency

Insulating a commercial property or home is accomplished in many ways. The age, condition, and type of windows you have are major factors in how efficient the structure is. Any leakage can drastically increase heating and cooling costs, raising your energy bills higher than they have to be. Upgrading your windows is a good way […]

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How Do Mold And Mildew Affect Air Quality In Commercial Buildings?

Mold and mildew are everywhere. Tiny spores in the air make their way into buildings and collect on any surface where there is moisture or humidity. For facility managers, these fungi are major concerns, as they have serious impacts on indoor air quality (IAQ). The effects of these contaminants range from allergic reactions to other […]

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The Pros and Cons of Multi-Pane Windows

Insulating the home is accomplished in many ways. The age, condition, and type of windows you have are major factors in how efficient the structure is. Any leakage can drastically increase heating and cooling costs, raising your energy bills higher than they have to be. Upgrading your windows is a good way to spend less […]

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5 Reasons You Should Check for Window Leaks

Window maintenance is a challenge for many commercial property managers. A property may have dozens or even hundreds of individual windows; inspecting each one on a regular basis can be time-consuming. Yet, proper maintenance is critical. Minor problems, like a window leak, for example, can quickly develop into major issues. If not caught early, a […]

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Importance of Air Filtration in Commercial Buildings

Put simply, indoor air quality, or IAQ, is a measure of the quality of the air inside and around a commercial property. It is affected by a number of factors – including pollutants, contaminants, temperature and gases – and it’s becoming an increasing concern for property managers. In recent years, for example, IAQ has become […]

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How a Window’s Solar Heat-Gain Coefficient (SHGC) Can Impact Your Business’s Energy Bill

Chances are, if you’ve shopped for windows, you’ve seen the terms U-Value and R-Value. Yet, there’s a term that’s just as significant that’s not as well understood – it’s solar heat-gain coefficient (SHGC). Expressed as a value between 0 and 1, SHGC is the amount of solar radiation that passes through the window’s glazing. Simply […]

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Curtain Walls vs Window Walls: Key Differences

In commercial construction, glass is a versatile design element. It can serve decorative and functional purposes, and glass exterior facades are one of the most popular elements in modern mid- and high-rise design.  Builders have numerous options for integrating glass into exterior walls, but two of the most common are curtain walls and window walls. […]

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Commercial Door Hardware List: Commonly Used Door Components

Commercial doors are often sold “unfinished” and without hardware, like locking systems, door closers, handles, and knobs. For example, many commercial doors ship with a bore hole and a cross bore, which is a pre-drilled hole that accommodates a locking system and handle. As a result, the installer must buy hardware separately. Since doors are […]

August 27, 2015 Commercial doors
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Commercial Door Dimensions: What Is the Average Size of a Commercial Door?

Building codes set maximum and minimum heights and widths for commercial doors. These standard commercial door dimensions, dictated by these codes, ensure that doors allow occupants to enter and exit freely during an emergency. Builders must adhere to these codes for the structure to be deemed safe and ready for occupancy. In the United States, […]

August 21, 2015 Commercial doors
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Securing Your Commercial Property’s Windows and Doors during Hurricane Season

The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially started on June 1 and will end on November 30. During hurricane season, your property’s windows and doors are especially susceptible to wind and flood damage. Wind sends debris into windows and siding, resulting in broken glass and damage to the façade of buildings. Wind damage is the number 1 […]

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