Innovation and Customization in Overhead Doors

Innovation and Customization in Overhead Doors

Traditional overhead doors are limited in application. With outside-the-box technology, the door becomes a complement to architectural design vs. a conflict. The door becomes more than just a door. Gain insight into various types and applications of customizable overhead doors. Learn about important safety features and standards and how these doors can contribute to a sustainable project, including LEED certification.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify the components and explain the operation of the various types of overhead doors
  2. Discuss the benefits and limitations, and compare and contrast each type of overhead door
  3. Evaluate how counterweight balanced doors can be used to add value to the design of an existing building, renovation and new construction
  4. Discuss safety standards for overhead doors
  5. Describe how overhead doors contribute to a sustainable design and LEED certification
Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
AIA Course Number: 
ird08a