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Aug 03 2017

Sneak Peek

Category: Egress,Electrified HardwareLori @ 12:44 am Comments (9)

I told you we were going to have fun this week, right?  Well, what could be more fun than a quiz to help you learn about codes?  😀  But first, I have to tell you something…

I’ve been working on a project called ShortCodes.  The end result will be a series of short online code classes – approximately 50 classes in total.  My hope is that each class addressing an individual topic will take 15-20 minutes for students to complete.  If you’re new to the industry, you can take the classes start to finish and get a good foundation of knowledge on the code requirements that pertain to door openings.  If you need help with a specific topic, you can go straight to that class for a refresher.

The course is still in the pilot phase and I’ve got a lot more work to do, but I expect to make the entire series of classes available early in 2018.  I’m pulling together videos, articles, exercises, and other content to create the classes, and I’m experimenting with online games and quizzes.  Here’s an example of a quiz to help teach about the code requirements for mag-locks.  Let me know what you think!

If you want to review the requirements for mag-locks before starting the quiz, here’s a Decoded article on the subject.

Code Requirements for Electromagnetic Locks

This quiz will help to test your understanding of the code requirements that apply to electromagnetic locks installed on doors in a means of egress.

9 Responses to “Sneak Peek”

  1. lach says:

    Lori, will these classes be available on idighardware or will these be on Allegion’s site?

  2. Cda says:


    Should have used the book!!!

    How about a back button, in case you want to change the answer

  3. Mark Williams says:

    Good exercise. Well done Lori.

  4. Jerry Rice says:

    These short “bite-sized” code training items based on specific applications are exactly what we need. Thanks so much, and tell your boss DH Pace Company thinks you rock!

  5. Domenic LoBello says:

    Lori I didn’t quite understand the last question. It said which item DOES NOT apply to a pushbutton but all items referenced the push button?

    • Lori says:

      Hi Domenic –

      What I meant was, which of the items on the list are not requirements for the push button. The model codes do not require the push button to be illuminated.

      – Lori

  6. Don Hicks says:

    Lori, you keep coming up with these fabulous new ideas. I am so glad that you are willing to work so hard to share your gift of teaching and writing of the technical aspects of doors and hardware. Thank you so much.

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