How to choose sustainable door hardware for architects and interior designers

As architects and interior designers, you have the power to create spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also environmentally sustainable. In this blog you will learn how to choose sustainable door handles, window hardware, and furniture fittings for environmentally-friendly spaces. Discover the benefits of eco-friendly materials and low-impact production methods that reduce your carbon footprint. Choose from a range of options, including recycled stainless steel or brass. Explore low-impact production methods like powder coating and PVD coating for durability and aesthetics.

Recycled stainless steel for high-quality door handles
Recycled stainless steel for high-quality door handles

Sustainable Door Hardware Solutions

When it comes to choosing sustainable door hardware, there are many options available on the market today. One popular solution is to use door handles made from recycled materials such as stainless steel or brass. These materials are durable, easy to maintain, and can be recycled at the end of their life cycle. Another option is to choose door handles made from sustainable materials like bamboo, cork, or FSC certified wood. These materials are renewable, biodegradable, and have a low carbon footprint. Besides the base material you need to consider the finish of the product to match the colour palette of your project. There are low-impact production methods, such as powder coating and PVD coating, which reduce the amount of energy and resources used during the manufacturing process.

Eco-Friendly Door Hardware of FORMANI

At FORMANI, we are committed to offering high-quality hardware (door handles, window handles, furniture fittings and other accessories) produced under the best eco-friendly circumstances possible. Our working and manufacturing method does not only reduce the environmental impact, but also produces better, durable products. 

Our door handles are available in a range of finishes, including brushed stainless steel, powder and PVD coated  and are designed to complement a variety of architectural styles. Besides the style, it makes our hardware suitable for all kind of circumstances: for inside doors, bathroom doors, outside doors, frequently used doors, such as entrance doors in hospitality projects, coastal and weather conditions, for example when building at the coast and so on. Please note that you need to choose the right finishing method for your situation to guarantee the durability of the hardware products. 

Sustainable Architectural Hardware Design

Materials and Design In addition to choosing sustainable materials, it's also essential to consider the design of the door handle. A well-designed door handle can contribute to the overall aesthetic of a space while also being functional and environmentally friendly. At FORMANI, we prioritize both form and function, and our door handles are designed with sustainability in mind. Our door handles are made to last and can be easily maintained, reducing the need for replacement and minimizing waste. Additionally, our door handles are designed to be ergonomic, making them easy to use and reducing strain on the hands and wrists.

Check our collection page for a brief introduction of our sustainable door handle designs

Benefits of Using Sustainable Door Handles

By choosing sustainable door handles, you are making a significant contribution to sustainable building practices. Sustainable door handles have a low impact on the environment and can be recycled or repurposed at the end of their life cycle. Additionally, sustainable door handles are often made from durable materials, reducing the need for replacement and minimizing waste. By selecting sustainable door handles, you are also supporting responsible manufacturing practices and contributing to a more sustainable supply chain.

Conlusion about how to choose sustainable door hardware

Prioritize sustainable materials, low-impact production methods, and functional design to choose door handles that are both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly. FORMANI offers high-quality and luxurious eco-friendly door hardware, contributing to sustainable building practices and a more sustainable supply chain. Explore our sustainability hardware FAQs, our top 7 eco-friendly door handles, and PVD door hardware to learn more. Choose sustainable design for a more environmentally-friendly future. 

Stainless steel for durable door handle
Upcycled stainless steel
High quality door hardware end product

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