About the Book
Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection
The Industry’s First One-Stop, Comprehensive Guide to Commercial Doors and Door Hardware
By Scott Tobias
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, just to name a few. If you’re a professional tired of referring to numerous product magazines or endless online searches only to find short, out-of-date material, Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection gives you everything you need in one convenient, comprehensive resource.
Created by door hardware design expert, Scott Tobias, Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection is the first resource of its kind to compile all of the industry’s most relevant information regarding design, specifications, crafting, and reviewing shop drawings for door openings.
The content in Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection is presented in a consistent format throughout the book for quick and reliable referencing for industry professionals. This comprehensive and easy-to-access resource is illustrated with charts, photographs, and architectural details to more easily and more meaningfully convey key information about each featured subject. Organized according to industry standards, each chapter focuses on a component of the door opening or door hardware, along with all available options, complete with everything professionals need to know about the component.
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