July 11, 2019
While it is a sad reality that extreme weather events will continue to wreak havoc on communities, new and evolving construction standards have led to advanced code-driven building products solutions. From doors to windows, building envelope systems to roofing material, the A&D community have powerful new tools in creating safe rooms and hurricane shelters. At the heart of this evolution are FEMA P-316 and ICC 500 standards, both of which were created to provide guidelines and requirements that promote life safety.READ MORE
January 11, 2019
To lower insulated garage door costs, design professionals and building owners are increasingly demanding products that meet and exceed code requirements, particularly any requirements having to do with energy savings.
December 20, 2018
Mr. Claus was very excited about how rapid speed insulated roll up doors changed his product delivery and increased elf productivity
November 20, 2018
August 22, 2018
July 24, 2018
Here at CornellCookson, we take every precaution to ensure the quality and safety of our products, and that means complying with the latest safety recommendations. Underwriters Laboratories (UL) introduced the UL 325 standard in 2010 to provide products that are safe, particularly though preventing electrical and fire hazards. This standard governs all motor operators on door systems, ensuring they are tested at a nationally recognized testing laboratory and deemed safe.
June 29, 2018
June is garage door safety month and when it comes to garage door safety, most people’s first thoughts are about residential garage doors. When it comes to an industrial or commercial building, the majority of building openings are most often using rolling garage doors. Industrial garage doors are bigger, heavier and receive much more traffic and use then a home unit. The potential for injuries in a workspace, manufacturing facility, distribution centers or any industrial setting is much greater.
June 26, 2018
Anyone who lives in a coastal area is familiar with the devastating effects a hurricane can deliver. Intense winds and flooding are hard enough to handle but the current trends can make this year one of the most devastating hurricane years ever.
June 11, 2018
A rolling fire door must be maintained to be in a continuous and reliable state of readiness to secure a rated wall opening when activated for the purpose of protecting life and property from the spread of fire and/ or smoke throughout a building.