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The Door and Hardware Institute Canada

DHI Canada represents the architectural openings industry in Canada. Established in 1977, DHI Canada has close to 900 members. Individual members are actively engaged in distribution or manufacturing, as sales representatives or agencies representing products of the architectural openings industry to industry professionals. DHI Canada is closely affiliated with DHI in the United States, and their more than 4,000 members.  

DHI Canada proudly serves door security and safety professionals, and the dynamic companies they represent, in the non-residential construction industry. We provide members with the collective intelligence to meet the security and safety needs of their customers through:

More than 2,000 door security and safety professionals from around the world have earned professional credentials through DHI. Their skills, training and knowledge of building codes support the life safety and security for millions of building occupants. Those who are working toward or have already achieved a certified consultant status know the hundreds of hours it takes to learn every aspect of the door and hardware industry, plus the attention and effort required to hone that knowledge into a skill that will satisfy the many different needs of a building.


Industry Valued Education, Certification, Safety Standards!

DHI Education


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Certification Programs


Our program features three tiers.
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Life Safety & Security


DHI Students and accredited members adhere to the highest safety standrds.
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