April 11, 2018
What is STC? STC is a commonly used acronym across the construction industry that stands for Sound Transmission Class. Generally speaking, STC is a standard that provides a rating of how well a building partition reduces internal airborne sound. Simply stated, the higher the STC the better.READ MORE
March 28, 2018
Insulated coiling doors are becoming increasingly popular. That is because they help reduce energy bills and protect buildings from outside elements. Coiling doors with insulation are a protective barrier against the cold or heat and other exterior elements, as well as for keeping heating or air conditioning inside a space.
March 22, 2018
There are more than 300 different fire codes and standards from the National Fire Protection Association that affect virtually every aspect of building construction. Every product can have specific fire safety requirements.
March 15, 2018
When deciding on the correct rolling closure for a facility there is a lot to consider. Not only is it important to select the proper rolling product (either doors or grilles), but it is also equally crucial to select the most effective safety device in order to maximize security and efficiency
March 08, 2018
When trying to decide what type of overhead garage door to install, most people are looking at overhead coiling doors or overhead sectional doors but don’t realize there are several differences to consider between the two.
February 28, 2018
In advance of hurricane season, there’s often a lot of questions about hurricane proof doors and how to protect buildings from damage. It’s no surprise that rolling doors are often areas of great concern, as any opening or hole in the building is a natural pressure point that must be able to withstand great wind forces in a hurricane.
February 21, 2018
How to keep the right products from being value engineered out of your building. The term "penny wise and pound foolish" has been around for more than 500 years - It's this phrase that comes to mind when someone mentions yet another phone call about "your shoddy roll up door that's breaking all the time."
February 14, 2018
Specifications are an essential part of the design process, but not the most glamorous. If the specification is unclear or lacking detail, it will often result in the wrong product being installed. In the case of high-performance door products, it can mean costing a company time and money.
February 13, 2018
This time of year, no team is busier than the North Pole elves. As a major leader in toy manufacturing, the elf’s North Pole division works in one of the toughest climates imaginable. Recently, the elves inquired if something could be done to combat the swift gust of arctic air flowing into the facility.
February 09, 2018
Cookson Door is the industry leader in roll up doors, overhead garage door, insulated garage doors, steel security doors and safety gates. Cookson Door’s products can be found worldwide in the top companies and buildings. To find out why Cookson Door is the top trusted leader in closure products call 1-800-294-4358.