There are so many options for online training this week!  Whether you’re an architect, end user, distributor, locksmith, installer or security integrator, new to the industry or with years of experience, there’s something for you to learn.

AIA Continuing Education Webinar | Decoded: Touchless Solutions for Healthy Environments
Rescheduled to: Tuesday, July 13th, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT

With the increased focus on how to limit the spread of germs, many facility managers are considering their options for touchless operation of doors. This webinar will cover code requirements related to automatic operators and contactless access control, as well as accessibility considerations for new hands-free door pull designs.

Presented by: Heather Mistele, Architectural Services Consultant

Register here for the morning session or here for the afternoon session.


The Allegion 101 series was designed for people who are new to the industry, new to the Allegion family of brands, or just want to learn more about hardware.  If you know of someone who has just started their career in the door and hardware industry, or maybe someone in another role who could begin learning more about the technical / product side of things, set them up with this course!

Allegion 101 | Introduction to Door Hardware: Standards, Codes, and General Information
Tuesday, July 13th, 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern

In this introductory session, learn about the primary building standards and codes applicable to architectural hardware in the United States. You will also learn how to ‘hand’ openings. And, you’ll be on a path to learning the language of doors and hardware.

You can register for Allegion 101 classes using the links on the Allegion Virtual Events Calendar.  If you miss a class, the recordings are on the Event Board of the Allegion Training Page.


Webinar Wednesday
Wednesday, July 14th (all times are EDT)

  • 10:00-11:00am: The Essentials of Fire Door Inspections
    • Are you responsible or partially responsible for the integrity of the fire-rated openings at your facility or your customer’s facility? If so, then you probably also have some responsibility to ensure these openings pass an annual fire door inspection. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) first introduced requirements for annual fire door inspections in their 2007 edition of the NFPA 80 Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives. Since the NFPA 80 2013 edition, fire door inspectors are required to examine each fire door assembly for thirteen criteria. Learn what those thirteen criteria are, how to spot them, and ultimately, how to protect life and property by keeping fire doors operating properly. Join Jeff Tock, our End User Training Manager, for this informative session.
  • 12:00-1:00pm: Introduction to Republic Doors & Frames
    • Republic Doors and Frames joined our Allegion family of brands in 2017. In this session, our Steelcraft and Republic Training Manager, Leon Starks, will introduce you to Republic, one of the founding members of the Steel Door Institute (SDI). Learn about Republic’s two frame series, their profiles, and anchors. Familiarize yourself with Republic doors, including their popular options and models. Leon will also touch on the hardware preparations available for Republic frames and doors.
  • 2:00-3:00pm: Electrified Hardware – Wiring Choices
    • Selecting the correct wire for electromechanical locking devices and electronic access control systems is critical for the proper operation of those devices and systems. If terms such as volts, amps, plenum-rated, and shielded leave you scratching your head, this webinar is for you. Allegion’s senior product trainer, Gordon Malczewski, will show you how to read labels on various types of cables and help you select the proper cable based on factors such as operating voltage, current rating, wire lengths, and the installation environment.
  • 4:00-5:00pm: Health Care Hardware
    • Gain insights into the difficult applications found in the health care arena. In this program, we will highlight various codes & standards that affect these doors as well as security considerations. We’ll also address the challenges associated with the heavy usage in such 24/7 facilities and the importance of simple solutions for common openings. Jeff Tock, AHC, our End User Training Manager, will lead this session.

Visit the Allegion Virtual Event Calendar for more information and to register for any of these sessions.


Door Drills | Getting the Most Out of Your LCN Automatic Operators
Thursday, July 15th, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT

Are you responsible in whole or part for keeping the doors at your facility in good working order?  If so, our Door Drills series is for you.

LCN’s two most popular low energy automatic operators offer lots of options that you can take advantage of to make the most of the operators and the openings at your facility.  Learn about how to change opening and closing times, adding safety sensors, and adding touchless or wireless actuators.  We will also share some tips for troubleshooting these auto operators.

Sign up for this session and future Door Drills classes by visiting the Allegion Virtual Event Calendar.


Security in 30 Live with Allegion | How to Leverage Available Federal COVID Education Stimulus Funding for Access Control Solutions: What to know and actions to take
Friday, July 16th, 12:30-1:00 p.m. EDT

The health and safety of students and staff continues to be a top priority for school districts, colleges and universities. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to intensify the magnitude of this challenge. Balancing the procedures related to security, safety and infection control is like putting together a puzzle.

Thankfully, the US federal government has taken action to support schools in this endeavor by providing Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEERF) funding, to ensure every student has the resources they need to learn in-person, in a safe and healthy environment. Join the discussion as our experts highlight the provisions within the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery and Economic Security (CARES), Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA), and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Acts, which allows this funding to upgrade access control and security solutions to assist school districts, colleges and universities as they work to get their students & teachers back to school safely.

Presented by Ken Cook, Allegion Safe Schools Consultant, and Dan Dotson, Allegion Regional Director of Channel Sales

Click here to register, learn more about the upcoming webinars, or view recordings of past Security in 30 sessions.

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