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The ASSA ABLOY Egress Calculator is an interactive tool that helps select the proper code compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes.


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The ASSA ABLOY Egress Calculator is an interactive tool that helps select the proper code compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes.

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ASSA ABLOY Interactive Egress Calculator

The ASSA ABLOY Egress Calculator is an interactive tool that helps select the proper code compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes.

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Chicago’s First Public Hospital Transformed In Historic Rehab

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ACI Adds Shotcrete Inspector Certification

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Iconic Milk Bottle Outside Boston Children’s Museum Gets Facelift

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Center For Active Design Launches Fitwel Viral Response Module For Building Certification

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USGBC Announces 2020 European Leadership Awards

These awards recognize those advancing the development of sustainable, healthy, resilient, green buildings, cities, and communities.

NanoPrime Multi-Purpose, Nontoxic Rust Converter

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FGIA Addresses Thermal Modeling

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Wooster Products’ Anti-slip Stair Tread

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Facility Executive: June 2020 Issue

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Retrofitting with LED Lighting

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Facility Safety Protocols For Outside Contractors Amid COVID-19

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SHUR-KUT Coated Cartridge Rolls

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