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Is anyone aware of a standard or guideline regarding force required to open a door? Speciic situation is a side-hinged double-door in a commercial setting with one-hand door handle. Thanks in advance for any assistance.
Hi – The attached document is from the Florida Building Code – the ADA section of the code having to do with doors .The answer you need is at the top of the second page – hope this helps
Natalie Campaneria PT, CEES
Baptist Health South Florida
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