3 Ways Quality Commercial Doors Will Boost Your Business’s Security in winter

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Along with runny noses, cold toes and blankets of snow, winter brings with it unique challenges for businesses. At this time of year, along with all the regular cold weather-induced maintenance concerns, comes an increased risk of break-ins. After all, the long winter nights allow thieves to operate under the cover of darkness for longer. … Read more

Unlocking the A-to-Z of Commercial Doors

We’re often asked what certain technical terms relating to commercial doors mean. And we get it, just because we live and breathe doors doesn’t mean everyone knows what a push plate, transom or zero threshold is. So we thought we’d put our heads together and create a complete A-Z glossary of terms for you. And, … Read more

Past to Present: the History of Fire-Rated Doors

Over in the UK, commercial door makers, architects and construction teams are currently marking Fire Door Week (19-25 September 2023). And from across the pond, we’re raising a glass! In the world of commercial door manufacturing, safety has always been paramount – and fire-rated doors are an integral part of any architecture or construction project. … Read more

MEET THE SELECT DOOR TEAM: Loreen Herrara

Our estimator Loreen makes projects happen! Her work entails assessing project details, estimating costs, and preparing competitive bids for our commercial door and frame installations. With Loreen’s expertise, we’re able to keep on delivering exceptional results on time and within budget. In the latest in our Meet The Select Door Team series, we sit down … Read more

All you Need to Know about LEED Accreditation

A Guide to LEED Accreditation: Benefits & Savings for Your Building In today’s quest for sustainability, the idea of constructing, renovating or updating a building, while creating long-term savings *and* protecting the planet in the process is the ideal scenario. One way building and business owners can do this is by pursuing LEED accreditation. But … Read more

Select’s Guide to Weatherstripping Commercial Doors

Are you a business owner looking to save money and increase your profits? Okay, that was a trick question! But did you know that one often-overlooked way to increase the energy efficiency of your commercial building – and save money in the long-term – is by weatherstripping your doors? What is commercial door weatherstripping? Weatherstripping … Read more

Meet the team: say hello to Sevda

In the next of our Meet the Team series, we’re chatting to Select Door’s Architectural Technologist and Estimator, Sevda Kafshdouz Salimi. Read on to discover what motivates and inspires Sevda – and why she loves a challenge… What made you decide to work for Select Door? When I entered the building for the first time, … Read more