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Why Upgrade to Automatic Doors?

April 5, 2022 | Security & Safety

Upgrade to Automatic Doors

Foot traffic is a concern for every business. How people move in and out of your building affects sales, productivity, even your utility bills. Automatic doors allow people to enter and exit smoothly. They’re convenient, effortless, and with so many to choose from, it’s easy to adapt them to your needs. If you haven’t made the switch, here are four reasons why you should.

Avoid Congestion

Automatic doors open wide to accommodate two-way traffic. They’re the perfect solution for stores, hotels, airports, shopping malls, convention centers, and other buildings that deal regularly with large crowds. They’re especially useful in retail and travel settings, places where people have their hands full carrying bags, packages, and suitcases. Rather than fumbling with knobs and handles, automatic doors provide free access to all visitors.

Improve Accessibility

Installing automatic doors makes it possible for disabled people to enter and exit seamlessly, whether they’re using a wheelchair, walker, or cane, or suffering from another form of restriction. They’re one of the simplest ways to ensure your building meets ADA regulations.

Enhance Cleanliness

Door handles are unhygienic. Everyone who touches them leaves behind traces of dirt, oil, and sweat. When they’re sick, they leave behind germs, which then spread rapidly to everyone else entering and exiting your building. Automatic doors operate with motion sensors and pressure mats. No physical contact required, in order to protect the health of your staff and customers. 

Save Energy

Doorways are a major source of energy loss. Whenever they’re open, it gives the elements a chance to rush in. In order to compensate, your heating and cooling systems kick into overdrive. Most business owners don’t realize it’s happening until it shows up on their power bill. 

Automatic doors minimize these types of disruptions. They open only when needed and close quickly afterwards, so outside temperatures can’t creep in. 

Types of Automatic Doors

Automatic doors are not one-size-fits-all. There are several variations, each suited to particular types of buildings and businesses. 

  1. Sliding Doors. The automatic door you’re probably most familiar with. These doors slide back along their frame rather than swinging out or in. A great space-saving solution.
  2. Folding Doors. These doors are made of hinged panels that fold up like an accordion. They allow for quick movement through narrow passageways.
  3. Swinging Doors. Sometimes activated by a pushpad or fob, these swing open and shut like regular doors. An economical solution for building owners. 
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