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