We’ve got a boatload of classes coming up…on health care, electrified hardware, masterkeying, accessories, and hollow metal – and the Thursday class offers continuing education credit for AIA!



Our national trainers continue their Webinar Wednesday series!
Wednesday, December 1st (all times are Eastern)

  • 10:00-11:00am: Healthcare Hardware
    • Gain insights into the difficult applications found in the healthcare 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.
  • 12:00-1:00pm: Access Control for Stairwells
    • Stairwell openings provide unique challenges for hardware and security professionals. As fire-rated openings, they must meet the requirements as defined by our building codes. And, as stairwell openings, there are another set of requirements set by our building codes around re-entry requirements. In the event of a fire, the codes want to ensure no one gets caught in a smoke-filled stairwell. Join Jeff Tock, our End User Training Manager, to learn more about how to meet these very important requirements while also addressing a multi-story building’s access control needs.
  • 2:00-3:00pm: Introduction to Basic Masterkeying
    • If you’ve ever wondered how master keying works and are interested in learning some best practices for establishing and managing a master key system, this webinar is for you. Learn how there is a balance of safety, security and convenience aspects to any master key system. Learn the standard industry terms you will encounter when discussing master key system requirements with others.  From this webinar, you can download a master key system survey form to assess an existing master key system, including identifying potential weaknesses of the system.  Join Gordon Malczewski, our Senior Schlage Trainer, for this informative session.
  • 4:00-5:00pm: 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.

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



AIA Webinar: Healthcare Insights in a Rapidly Evolving Marketplace
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Presented by: Melany Whalin and Connie Alexander of Allegion

Healthcare organizations have managed through a rapid response to the pandemic which has transformed every aspect of healthcare delivery, including design and construction. Some of those changes and challenges are temporary and some will permanently alter the industry. Recent research explores the current state of the hospital market, focusing primarily on security initiatives, COVID-19 mitigation and other trends in the healthcare industry. This has identified trends ranging from product usage to combat the spread of germs and viruses, to the use of ligature resistant hardware in behavioral health rooms. Join our hosts as they share key findings and highlight considerations in the design and specification of healthcare facilities.

For more information and to register for one of the upcoming webinars, click here for the 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. session, or click here for the 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. session.



Allegion 101 | Protect the Door: Ives, Zero, and More
Friday, December 3rd, 1:00-2:30pm Eastern

New to the architectural hardware or commercial door industry, or new to our Allegion family of brands? Our Allegion 101 Series has been designed for you. Learn the essentials of each product category or topic so that you can get your footing in this broad and deep industry. Attend as many or as few session in the series as you would like and as your schedule permits.

In this session, we’ll conclude the series by addressing some of the most common hardware used to complete an opening and to protect a door and the opening from everyday wear-and-tear and abuse. From Ives kick plates and armor plates to Zero seals, thresholds, and door bottoms, you’ll learn the basics of these product families, including their model numbers/nomenclature. We will also familiarize you with a few products, such as coordinators and overhead holders and stops, that you are likely to encounter in this wonderfully-detailed world of architectural hardware.

Register 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.

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