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Door Hardware Standard Covers Egress


The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association has published a new standard on door hardware single motion to Egress, which has been approved by the American National Standards Institute. The new standard, A156.41 – Door Hardware Single Motion to Egress, describes requirements for doors and door hardware to comply with building, fire and life safety codes for single-operation egress. According to the standard, for a door to meet requirements for single-operation egress, it cannot have more than one single operation release hardware device. Click here for more information.

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