Open the Door to Saving Energy

How to find Thermal Performing Doors to meet your Climate Zone You have many opportunities to save energy. Take advantage of these opportunities and use your power and desire to conserve when choosing building products. You may find this especially relevant if you are in commercial construction,...

How to Measure an Opening for a New Entrance

Measuring an opening for new framing and doors is simple in theory, but it is all too easy to make small and avoidable mistakes that can lead to big headaches later. There are two basic approaches to sizing new entrances: measuring the opening and letting Special-Lite...

Special-Lite Introduces the BasiX™ Door

DECATUR, MI - A limited distribution sandstone-textured FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Polyester) door that is designed as an “In Stock,” durable replacement door. The BasiX  door includes many of the features of a Special-Lite SL-20 sandstone-textured FRP flush door, but with no lead-time, and at a...

Special-Lite Agrees to Purchase Omega Door Frame Products Business

DECATUR, MI - Special-Lite, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the Omega Door Frame Products business (Omega) from Architectural Builders Hardware, Inc. (ABH), of Itasca, Illinois. Omega is a manufacturer of aluminum interior glass framing used in interior office...

Special-Lite Featured at APPA Conference

Special-Lite Doors and Entrance Systems for College and University Buildings Featured at APPA Annual Conference in San Diego DECATUR, MI - Special-Lite, Inc., participated at the APPA Annual Conference, held in San Diego in July 2014. Roger Stempky, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said “The...

Special-Lite Introduces “All-Fiberglass” Doors

New AF Series products offer corrosion and impact resistance; also support healthcare and food industry sterilization requirements. DECATUR, MI - Special-Lite, Inc. has announced the addition of two new All-Fiberglass (AF) series of doors and frames to the Special-Lite® line of heavy-duty entrance systems. Included are...