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As an architect, you have enough on your plate without having to worry about door hardware specifications. You are responsible for understanding model building codes, life safety and national fire protections standards, and Accessibility/ADA requirements. You need to be familiar with the immense volume of industry products and solutions to select the best option. You need to coordinate and integrate your door hardware with building security and building management. All the while, you also are responsible for designing optimal operational openings while balancing safety and security, without forgetting to make sure they are convenient to operate. It can be an overwhelming and daunting task!

The arkaSpecs’ team has worked with 150+ firms on over 750 projects. We provide the following full suite of door hardware specification services:

  • Code compliant door hardware design
  • Descriptions of operation for electric /electronic hardware
  • Door hardware, steel door/frame, aluminum entrance, stainless steel doors and frames and wood door specifications documents
  • Review and respond to Requests for Information (RFI)
  • Research hardware applications and obtain technical information
  • Review and correct sections submittals
  • Conduct or attend project meetings as required
  • Conduct and provide reports for installation inspection of frames, doors and hardware
  • Conduct final inspection and prepare post punch list
  • Respond to installation questions and recommend fixes as required
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  • Tailored to Meet Your Needs

    arkaSpecs is an independently run company, so we can adjust our process to meet your exact needs. We will bring our expertise and industry knowledge to surpass the needs of your unique project. All specifications are designed with the context of your specific needs and customary standards.

  • With You From Start to Finish

    Regardless of how simple or complex your project is, we are involved from the program phase all the way through the construction phase. We will be with you from the initial meetings and planning sessions all the way through until the final piece of the puzzle is complete. arkaSpecs is uniquely available 24/7.

  • Certifications and Recognitions

    Our team at arkaSpecs has over 25+ years of industry knowledge and we hold the following certifications: AHC/CDC, CDT, CSI, FDAI, LEED AP, SCIP.

  • Extensive Industry Network

    Our extensive network provides architects, designers, and facilities an amazing, unprecedented link to industry leaders of products and solutions.

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