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LOW-ENERGY AUTOMATIC DOOR OPENERS FOR ADA COMPLIANCE

Posted by Security Door Controls on December 12, 2019 at 4:32 PM

As seen in DHI, Door & Hardware Magazine, January 2017

Low-energy, swinging door operators provide hands-free, low-power point of entry door control to help meet all U.S. and Canadian Americans with Disability Act (ADA) requirements for door installations in a variety of locations. We’re going to take a brief look at market trends for automatic doors, features that are driving the trends, some basic information specific to low-energy swinging doors, and application examples.

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Topics: Auto EntryControl, Automatic Door Opener, ADA

Not Only for ADA Compliance- 99% of Consumers Prefer Automatic Vs. Manual Doors

Posted by Security Door Controls on December 12, 2019 at 3:56 PM

Did you know?

  • 98.9% of consumers who expressed a preference between automatic and manual doors prefer automatic doors.
  • Participants indicated that it was most important for automatic doors to be used at hospitals, airports, hotels/motels, shopping malls, retail stores, banks, assisted living and senior care facilities.
 
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Topics: In The News, Automatic Door Opener

Low-Energy Automatic Door Openers for Healthcare Facilities

Posted by Security Door Controls on December 11, 2019 at 2:27 PM

As Seen In Door Security & Safety Magazine, March 2018:

Last year we discussed how low-energy, swinging door operators help meet all U.S. and Canadian Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements in a variety of locations and applications driving their adoption. This year, let's take a look at recommendations for integrating low-energy door operators with access controls for Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities - a segment of the Healthcare Facilities market with strong growth driven by the aging baby boomer population in the U.S.

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Topics: Access Control, Applications, Auto EntryControl, Automatic Door Opener, Health Care

Tech Review: 1511 Delayed Egress

Posted by Security Door Controls on December 10, 2019 at 3:43 PM

Tech Review: 1511 Delayed Egress
Presented by: Ron Bandur, SDC Tech Support

https://sdcsecurity.com/Yv0fo12k2l8.htm

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Topics: Delayed Egress, How To, Video Tutorials

How To Select the Right Delayed Egress Lock Configuration For You

Posted by Security Door Controls on December 10, 2019 at 2:35 PM

We receive a lot of inquiries about Delayed Egress Locks: where to use them and how to pick the right one for a particular door application. Although there are variety of ways to configure locks, exit devices and access control components, SDC has developed the Exit Check® line of Delayed Egress Locks to configure solutions to address the most common applications with reliability, durability and value.

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Topics: Exit Check, Delayed Egress, How To

Why You Should Continue Your Education In Access Control Power

Posted by Olga Iakomi on November 8, 2019 at 3:49 PM

As Seen In Door Security + Safety, October 2019:

IF YOU'RE READING THIS PUBLICATION, CHANCES ARE YOU'RE EITHER A DHI MEMBER OR SOMEONE ALIGNED WITH OR WORKING IN THE CONTRACT HARDWARE INDUSTRY. YOU ARE RELIED UPON FOR YOUR EXPERTISE IN THE TECHNICAL APPLICATION OF ARCHITECTURAL DOORS AND HARDWARE PRODUCTS AS WELL AS BUILDING, FIRE, AND LIFE SAFETY CODES TO DOOR OPENINGS. CONTINUOUS EDUCATION ON PRODUCTS, CODES AND TRENDS IS PART OF WHAT HELPS YOU MAINTAIN YOUR HIGH LEVEL OF EXPERTISE.

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Topics: Troubleshooting, Customer Support

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