AD Systems Interior Sliding Doors: A Solution for Negative Pressure Rooms

In healthcare settings there are many unknowns, from which viruses will run rampant in a given year to peak patient volumes. One way design teams prepare for the unexpected is through isolation rooms. These rooms are negatively pressurized in relation to surrounding areas, typically the corridor. In the event a patient with an unknown or […]

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Head-to-Head: Commercial Sliding Doors Versus Swing Doors

As of 2012, the United States had an estimated 5.6 million commercial buildings. With that number continuing to grow every year, consider how many buildings and therefore doors occupants walk through in a lifetime. While the door type may go unnoticed by many, it has an impact on a building’s overall aesthetic and performance, making […]

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5 Things to Consider for an Optimal Interior Storefront

Attracting visual attention is often something building designers are striving for. One way professionals can achieve this goal is by incorporating commercial storefronts (a non-load-bearing glass assembly spanning no more than 10 feet high) into their design. Although most commonly thought of in its exterior-facing window display application, a storefront can also create enhanced visual […]

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From Size to Hardware: 5 Trends in Commercial Sliding Door Design

To meet the demand of constant innovation, more is being asked of commercial sliding doors than ever before.  For example, in today’s real estate market, commercial building prices are rising and pushing businesses to purchase smaller plots of land. Due to increasingly limited square footage, building design professionals are challenged to not only meet their […]

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Four trends in commercial bathroom door design

Four trends in commercial bathroom door design Improving the occupant experience is an important factor across all components of building design. Commercial bathroom door design is no different. Although less flashy than lobbies or entryways, adding efficient, accessible and aesthetically pleasing doors to these often tightly cramped, heavily used spaces can help make the user […]

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