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Unlocking the door to green design

Sustainability and energy efficiency are playing ever larger roles in the realm of commercial building construction, making transparency essential in the manufacturing process of builders hardware. It may seem implausible that sustainability can be measured and quantified when it comes to products such as hinges and door latches, but this is exactly what the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) endeavours to do.

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Opening the door to improved access control

Many architects and specifiers are well-versed with regard to American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) standards for builders’ hardware used throughout North America. These standards typically pertain to commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities, covering everything from hinges to locks to power doors.

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