CoNEXTions 2014Back in the Olden Days when I went to hardware school, I couldn’t wait to get my AHC certification and become an instructor.  I really looked up to the instructors (and still do!).  They were very knowledgeable and they had a lot of fun too.  Then life happened and I had a young family, so although I taught at several DHI conferences and for the local chapter, I couldn’t work a longer class into my schedule.

Now my kids are old enough that I welcome the occasional week away from home (sorry kids!), so I accepted an invitation to teach COR140 – Using Codes and Standards this June in Dallas!  Two classes will be offered in the days prior to CoNEXTions 2014:

COR 140 Using Codes and Standards


Scott A. Sabatini, DAOC, FDHI, FDAI, CSI, CCPR
Principal,  Door + Hardware Consultants

Manager, Codes & Resources,  Allegion

Monday, June 23 – Wednesday, June 25

This course covers NFPA 80 – Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives, NFPA 101 – Life Safety Code, ICC/ANSI A117.1 – Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, and International Building Code.


COR113 – Architectural Hardware and Applications
COR120 – Door and Frame Applications

DAI 600 Fire and Egress Door Assembly Inspection


Keith Pardoe, DAHC, CDC, FDAI, CDT
Director of Technical Development, Door & Hardware Institute

Paul G. Baillargeon,  AHC, FDAI
Field Inspector, Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.

Steve Bettge, DAHC/FDAI
Retired Building Code Analyst
Certified AHC since 1980, Life Member of DHI, and DHI Instructor for over 30 years

Sunday, June 22 – Wednesday June 25 

Fire and egress doors are an essential part of the safe means of egress for occupants of buildings. Ensuring that these door assemblies are properly maintained and able to perform their vital function requires persons with knowledge of and experience in these types of doors.  This class will teach you how to perform and record inspections of fire door assemblies and doors in a means of egress, as well as provide tips for interacting with the owners and AHJs. In addition, upon passing this class, you will be invited to enroll in the Intertek Certified Fire and Egress Door Inspector program.


COR113 Architectural Hardware and Applications
COR120 Door and Frame Applications
COR140 Using Codes and Standards

Visit for more information or to register.  We hope to see you there!

P.S.  If you would like to take DAI 600 in June but need to take the challenge exams for the prerequisites, contact me and I may be able to help.

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