Hager is pleased to offer our one-hour presentation, Architectural Hardware 101, featuring an overview of architectural door hardware, proper sequencing, and basic codes as relates to each component discussed.

Participants will:

  1. Become familiar with hardware nomenclature as well as the parts and pieces that become an opening.
  2. Learn the correct sequencing for specifying door hardware.
  3. Understand basic code compliance with regard to hardware.


Hager is pleased to offer our one-hour presentation, ADA Meeting Accessibility
Standards for Openings, featuring an overview of compliance with ADA, physical disabilities, and Title 3 4.13 Doors.

Participants will:

  1. Understand doors and hardware as they relate to ADA compliancy.
  2. Learn to use hinge side, latch side, and frontal approaches dimensions in building design.
  3. Learn exit door signage.


Hager is pleased to offer our one-hour presentation, Door Hardware Submittals, featuring an overview of both users and components of the hardware submittal as well as what to look for in product data sheets and reasons for rejection of the submittal.

Participants will:

  1. Recognize the importance of a consistent sequence of door hardware.
  2. Determine if openings meet fire ratings, life safety codes, and accessibility standards.
  3. Learn to use hardware submitalls to confirm design, function, and quality as stated in the contract documents.


Hager is pleased to offer our one-hour presentation, Basic Electrified Door Hardware, featuring an overview of completing a circuit, functions of electrified exit devices, and operation narratives.

Participants will:

  1. Identify openings where electrified hardware is used.
  2. Describe the functions of these openings.
  3. Recognize components that perform the functions.

Each of these one-hour presentations earn participants 1 credit in Health, Safety, Welfare for AIA/CES.

How Taught: The CES facilitator utilizes a PowerPoint or slide presentation as an introduction, giving the audience a general overview of the topic being presented.  During the introduction and explanation of each component within the topic, the facilitator will go through and discuss basic information as it relates to each component.

A/V Needed: Electrical power and a screen for the PowerPoint or slide presentation. (The CES facilitator supplies the laptop.)

Target Audience: The recommended audience size should be between 6 & 50+.  The target audience are Architects, Specifiers, Owners and other Design Professionals in the non-residential market.

Facilitator Qualifications:  Hager Companies CES facilitators have been trained on CES guidelines and presentation skills.  Each presenter has vast experience in the door and hardware industry with many resources available to him/her.

Costs: There is no cost to bring this program into your firm or chapter meeting.

To schedule an AIA Continuing Education Seminar, please call Quinlan at 908.931.1152 or contact us