13 Oct '16, 3pm

Doors & locks are key to a net-zero building when 40% of energy loss occurs in the building envelope. @assaabloy

Doors & locks are key to a net-zero building when 40% of energy loss occurs in the building envelope. @assaabloy

The results of this initiative are found in an impressive number of net-zero, LEED Platinum, and Living Building Challenge certified projects that have been built over the last several years. Visit the Class of 1966 Environmental Center at Williams College in Massachusetts, a Living Building Challenge certified retrofit of a 1790s structure, and you will find components from at least seven different ASSA ABLOY brands, like Ceco doors and Corbin Russwin key systems. At the Santiago Calatrava-designed Innovation, Science and Technology Building at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, sleek stylish Harmony locks—a line made by Sargent, an ASSA ALBOY Group brand known for its refined hardware and state-of-the-art access controls—have been fitted throughout the open concept structure, providing a technologically integrated security system that meshes with the iconic arch...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2016/unlocking-the-future/

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