Architectural Vertical Opening Solutions

This course will discuss vertical operation doors, their construction and operating mechanisms, and their architectural applications and contributions to sustainable initiatives.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Compare and contrast vertical operating systems and discuss their components and safety features
  2. Explain how vertical operating systems interact with the building structure
  3. Identify how counterweight balance systems benefit users and occupants both in terms of ease of operability and contributions to the indoor environment
  4. Describe how vertical operating systems contribute to a sustainable design and LEED certification
Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
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