September 6 is the comment deadline for the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association’s (BHMA) BSR/BHMA A156.44-202x, Standard for Hardware for Architectural Glass Openings, which will establish performance requirements for exit device hardware used on swinging architectural glass doors and includes operational, cycle, strength and security tests.

This standard serves as a supplement to related applicable BHMA standards and is meant to evaluate the product for the unique application of architectural glass openings. Acknowledging that products are commonly used in different applications, certifying to this standard may be in addition to other applicable BHMA standards.

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