Tubelite Inc. Submittal Letter –

Are standard storefront doors tested for water resistance?

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  • RE: Are standard storefront doors tested for water resistance?

    To all concerned,

    Most storefront entrances are designed for high traffic and accessibility, and are not designed, tested, or rated for water resistance.

    There are trade-offs when designing for water resistance that reduce an entrance’s accessibility and ability to handle high traffic.

    To avoid water issues, commercial buildings are typically designed with overhangs or awnings to protect the entrances from rainfall.

    Best regards,

    Gerard Schoeb
    Structural and Application Engineering Supervisor
    (616) 808-2531 Direct /

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