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Thu, Sep 14, 2023, 12:00 PM – Thu, Sep 14, 2023, 01:00 PM


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This program is registered with AIA/CES for 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU. 

From maximizing the existing footprint in retrofits to reducing the spread of infection and supporting the flex needs of the hybrid workspace, this course will cover how interior sliding doors are meeting on-the-rise design trends while addressing ongoing space-efficiency and sound attenuation needs.

A brand of Allegion, AD Systems designs and manufactures high-performance door systems for healthcare and other commercial and institutional applications. The AD Systems portfolio includes sliding and swinging doors, perimeter frames, door hardware, gasketing, seals and sidelite panels under its ExamSlide™, OfficeSlide™, InsetSlide™, FireSlide™, AutoMotion™, SuiteSlide™, and DualSwing™ product brands. AD Systems is based in Everett, Washington. www.specadsystems.com 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, participants will have developed a basic understanding of:

  • Illustrate the role design plays in creating sliding door systems that improve usability and meet modern aesthetic standards.
  • Gain a better understanding of how interior sliding doors can improve occupant comfort through enhanced acoustic performance and access to daylight.
  • Understand sliding door’s touchless technology and the role it plays in mitigating the spread of infection while encouraging healthy motion.
  • Demonstrate the ways in which today’s interior sliding door systems use hardware compliance and space-saving efficiencies to meet the required ADA Standards and improve accessibility.


Tysen Gannon
LEED AP, Business Development and Marketing Consultant, AD Systems· AD Systems

Tysen Gannon, LEED AP, with AD Systems has more than 15 years of experience in the architectural products industry, including roles in sales, product management, research, and marketing, with a focus on glass and glazing, fenestration, and facade systems.


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