Flexible & Accessible – Solving Design Challenges with Interior Sliding Door Systems

Oct 5
2:00 pm
3:00 pm

Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE;  0.1 ICC CEU; 0.1 IACET CEU

In this course, participants will learn how commercial interior sliding doors solve challenges for a range of commercial spaces with their ability to attenuate sound, improve space efficiency, promote design flexibility and visually complement today’s modern interiors. In addition to highlighting door design innovations, this course will showcase how flexible openings can benefit projects in healthcare, education and office settings both immediately and in the long-term. Participants will also learn how sliding doors can support complex project needs such as acoustics, life safety, physical security, ventilation, durability and accessibility without compromising aesthetics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the main innovations in interior sliding doors and how they contribute to privacy, accessibility and building flexibility goals.
  2. Gain a better understanding of how interior sliding doors can address with the design technical project requirements such as fire and smoke ratings, accessibility needs and physical security.
  3. Explore the different types of sliding door assemblies and how they contribute to lean or space efficient design .
  4. Illustrate solutions, through case studies, to common challenges in healthcare facilities, schools, offices and more.

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