Door and access systems technicians with Overhead Door Co of the Northland, Eagan, MN, have been designated as Certified Commercial Sectional Door Systems Technicians by the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA).  The certification credentials have been awarded to: Matthew A. and Chad C.

The Certifications are effective as of June 1, 2017.

IDEA Commercial Sectional Door Systems Technician Certification is available to individuals who can document training and demonstrate a high degree of knowledge and expertise in the installation and service of commercial sectional door systems.

The program was created by IDEA in 2004 to promote safety, product quality, and facility security, among door and access systems technicians.  Candidates must pass a comprehensive written examination covering all aspects of commercial sectional door installation, service and troubleshooting.

Door and access systems dealers are companies that sell, install and service a wide range of automated door and access systems, which typically include residential garage doors, commercial doors, rolling steel doors, fire doors and retail grilles.  Such products are most often automated, requiring special knowledge and skills to ensure the products are dependable, safe and secure.

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

The educational institute also administers professional certification programs for Residential Garage Door Installation, Commercial Rolling Door Systems Technicians, Rolling Steel Fire Door Technicians and Automated Gate Operator Installers.