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ANSI/BHMA A156.32 – Standard for Integrated Door Opening Assemblies

This standard establishes requirements for Integrated Door Opening Assemblies with steel, wood and fiberglass reinforced doors which are supplied to the customer with integral hardware. At a minimum, they shall include a door, frame, hanging device and latching mechanism. Performance requirements include operational, cycle, abuse and optional security tests. Tests described in this standard are performed under laboratory conditions. In actual usage, results may vary because of installation, maintenance and environmental conditions. Assemblies provided for fire protections shall have components that have been tested and listed for use on fire door openings by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and shall be under an in-plant follow-up inspection program. The tests in this standard were selected to verify the performance and interaction of the door/frame/hardware assembly in a way not covered in their component standards. Hardware components shall be certified to the requirements of the applicable ANSI/BHMA standards where a certification program is provided. The grade of the hardware components shall be equal to or higher that the grade of the integrated door opening assembly.

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UL EPD, Environmental Product Declaration

This declaration is an environmental product declaration (EPD) in accordance with ISO 14025. EPDs rely on Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) to provide information on a number of environmental impacts of products over their life cycle. Exclusions: EPDs do not indicate that any environmental or social performance benchmarks are met, and there may be impacts that they do not encompass. LCAs do not typically address the site-specific environmental impacts of raw material extraction, nor are they meant to assess human health toxicity. EPDs can complement but cannot replace tools and certifications that are designed to address these impacts and/or set performance thresholds – e.g. Type 1 certifications, health assessments and declarations, environmental impact assessments, etc. Accuracy of Results: EPDs regularly rely on estimations of impacts, and the level of accuracy in estimation of effects differs for any particular product line and reported impact. Comparability: EPDs are not comparative assertions and are either not comparable or have limited comparability when they cover different life cycle stages, are based on different product catagory rules or are missing relevant environmental impacts. EPDs from different programs may not be comparable.

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