Services for Architects





Working hand-in-hand with architects


We are proud to partner with the architectural community offering you a variety of valuable services.
Call or email us to learn more about our offerings and how to take advantage of them.

  • Preparation of hardware specifications and allowances
  • Preparation or review of hollow metal and wood door specifications
  • Assistance in selecting a security system for your project that is coordinated with other trades upfront
  • Lunch box presentations for AIA points, Learn More About Our AIA Seal>
  • Site reviews of existing buildings for code requirements
  • Updates on new products & product literature
  • LEED points qualifications, Learn More About Green Building>


Architectural Hardware Consultant (AHC) and Certified Door Consultant (CDC), are the certification designations recognized as marks of excellence throughout the industry. These professional certifications attest to the high principles of the individual and that he or she is a professional prepared to provide sound architectural Door and Hardware specification advice and counsel to architects, contractors and building owners.

The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) awards these credentials to individuals who have successfully completed a prescribed series of training and have passed rigorous certification examinations. Individuals pursuing certification must complete the core educational curriculum before branching off to follow a particular discipline.

The designation DAHC stands for Distinguished Architectural Hardwarde Consultant is a top national honor for technical expertise.

NEW! Plus, now you can get code updates and alerts on significant product innovations affecting doors, frames, and hardware. Simply register here and check the code updates box.
Alert Sign-up: Code Updates



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