Education

Educational facility projects offer numerous opportunities for security closure products to be applied. Here you'll find common applications of Cookson products to help you provide the right solution for your Educational Facility project needs.

Auditoriums
Auditoriums

Space separation in auditoriums can be accomplished with use of Cookson's Kontrol Accordion Products. Kontrol offers the flexibility to address curved stage fronts and can address fire code requirements, sound control needs, egress and ADA requirements. Kontrol Fire Accordion Doors are fire rated and offer egress. For advanced sound attenuation, choose Kontrol Sound Accordion Partitions which offer an STC rating of 45. Basic space separation can be accomplished with Kontrol Space Accordion Partitions.

Cafeterias
Cafeterias

The most common application in cafeterias is a Counter Door at a food serving station. Be sure to consider requirements for fire rated countertops wherever fire rated counter doors are required. Counter Grilles also provide access control while allowing visibility.

Securing cafeterias after hours can be accomplished can be accomplished by using our Rolling Security Grilles or Side Folding Grilles and Closures.

Classrooms
Classrooms

Separating large classrooms into smaller spaces can be accomplished with Kontrol Accordion Partitions. Kontrol Sound will offer sound control in addition to providing privacy and security separation. Kontrol Space provides convenient separation of space, particularly for closets and storage areas.

Corridors
Corridors

The right product for corridors must provide security and separation control from public areas. However, there must also be a consideration for safety and egress to allow for alternate means of escape should a fire, public disturbance or other emergency situation arise. The ACE Emergency Response Grille addresses both security and egress, immediately responding in an emergency situation by automatically opening and allowing for safe escape. Other options are our Rolling Grilles and our Side Folding Grilles and Closures.

Fire Containment
Fire Containment

Protecting an educational facility and its occupants against the spread of fire is undoubtedly a major part of any project. Cookson's Advanced Fire Systems and Rolling Fire Doors help to address this design need by automatically closing in the event of fire detection.

For openings that are part of a required means of egress, Kontrol Fire Accordion Doors are the best solution. Explore our Insulated Fire Door to meet multiple design needs, with UL rated fire protection plus security, sound attenuation and environmental separation. Rolling Fire Doors are designed for daily use to provide security and access control. Our Smoke Control products address the need for smoke control with UL labeled perimeter smoke seals.

Gymnasiums
Gymnasiums

Separating large gymnasiums into two or more independent spaces can be accomplished with Kontrol Accordion Partitions. Kontrol Sound will offer sound control in addition to providing privacy and security separation. Kontrol Space provides basic separation of space.

Security
Security

Now more than ever, maintaining school security is paramount. Access-controlled means of egress, ingress prevention, fire protection and compartmentalization are all considerations that may vary based on the facility's design. Cookson has always been focused on providing custom solutions that help ensure the safety and security of building occupants. Together, we can integrate our innovative products to achieve the best solution for your overall design plan, including: Lock Down System Security, Access Controlled Means of Egress, Automatic Fire and Smoke Protection, Vestibule and Sally Port Design, etc.