IDEA Accreditation and Certification

mid-atlantic door groupAs of May 1, 2012, local door and access system technicians, Warren Hummel and Timothy Pershing, with Overhead Door Company of Harrisburg-York, Lewisberry, Pennsylvania have been designated as Certified Rolling Steel Fire Door Technicians by the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA).

This IDEA certification is available to individuals who have documented training and demonstrated a high degree of knowledge and expertise in the installation and service of rolling steel fire door systems. Not only do candidates have to prove field experience in the drop testing of products, candidates must also pass a comprehensive written examination covering all aspects of fire doors, fusible links, drop testing and fire-related standards that apply to these systems.

IDEA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that was created in 1995 to serve the general public by promoting safety standards and high professional standards in the door and access systems business. IDEA Accreditation is endorsed by the Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) and the International Door Association (IDA).

The Certified Rolling Steel Fire Door Technicians program was created in 2003 to promote product quality, safety and facility security among door and access systems technicians.

Overhead Door Company of Washington, DC
Serving Washington DC & Suburban Maryland
6841 Distribution Drive
Beltsville, MD 20705
(301) 937-1800

Overhead Door Company of Washington, DC
Southern MD Branch
151 Schooner Lane, Suite 27
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
(301) 937-1800

Overhead Door Company of Washington, DC
Northern VA Branch
8641 Virginia Meadows Drive
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 334-4050

Overhead Door Company of Central Virginia
Serving the greater Richmond VA area
10391 Leadbetter Road
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 550-1300

Overhead Door Company of Harrisburg-York
Serving the greater metropolitan Harrisburg PA area
576 Grandview Drive
Lewisberry, PA 17339
(717) 938-6101

Overhead Door Company of Harrisburg-York
Serving the greater Hanover-York PA area
23 Amy Way
Hanover, PA 17331
(717) 633-5776