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Dash Door’s PrivacyVue™ to Sponsor Glass+Metal Symposium

PrivacyVue, Dash Door’s own switchable glass product line, will be presenting at the AIA continuing education Glass+Metal Symposium, “Designing the Building Envelope” in Orlando, FL. The half-day seminar will feature discussions including architectural glass performance and trends, understanding pre-glazed unitized curtain wall systems and more.

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How Does Electrified Switchable / Privacy Glass Work?

One of our previous posts discussed the increased use of sliding glass doors in office layouts.  It was noted that the use of glass as office fronts increases natural light and energy efficiency.  The increased use of glass however can contribute to decreased privacy.  One solution type that can bring the best of both worlds […]

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Factors Determining Proper Hinge Selection

There are a number of factors to consider when selecting a door hinge type and configuration. Stanley Hinges has provided an aid to review all considerations before making a final selection. As always, Dash Door’s Contract Door & Hardware Group reviews all of these considerations when estimating and detailing your project. The reference below is intended for end-users so that they may be more familiar with all factors used to determine proper hinge selection.

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Architectural Hardware – Finish Chart References

Finish Charts The AHFB-18 (Architectural Hardware Finish Board) EDP# 06-9601 pictured above represents only a fraction of more than 60 high quality architectural grade finishes offered by the majority of hardware manufacturers.  Colors are an indication only do to limitation of photography, and computer hardware and software. Please find below for your reference downloadable finish […]

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Facility Manager Education Series – #3 – Anatomy Of A Service Call

Service Response Work-Flow Many lessons have been learned over decades of providing service to and interacting with facility managers.  Perhaps the easiest step which will minimize frustration by all parties is to clearly define the service call work-flow.  IT IS IMPORTANT that a facility’s service vendors make clear and COMMUNICATE their preferred service response work-flow; this […]

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Saving Energy with Revolving Door Systems

In warm climates, like South Florida, it’s important that the inside of buildings stay cool in order to have maximum comfort for all occupants. Aside from routine HVAC maintenance, entryway systems also affect how efficiently the air conditioning in a building distributes throughout the space. In a 2006 MIT study, revolving doors were proven to […]

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RS2 Technologies Access Control Resources

Dash Door and our vendor partner RS2 Technologies are pleased to present this series of White Papers that are intended to provide valuable information on topics of general and specific interest to customers and other participants in the Access Control industry. Please check the Dash Door Technical Article page occasionally to see new White Paper […]

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