Many public buildings such as universities and hospitals have automatic doors. Have you considered upgrading your business with automatic doors but aren’t sure of the cost to benefit ratio of making that change? With the expansive use of automatic doors as a means to be more accessible and energy savings among other benefits, it is worth it.
Automatic doors are designed to increase user convenience and have many additional features, such as environmental conservation, energy conservation, security, and hygiene management. The use of automatic doors is constantly expanding.
Large, heavy doors can open and close automatically using this technology. By using automatic doors, people carrying packages or pushing carts can maneuver through doorways without using their hands. This is why automatic doors are ubiquitous in hospitals, supermarkets, hotels, and public offices.
Automatic doors are convenient for the elderly and people with disabilities, allowing them to use facilities smoothly and comfortably. Automatic doors ensure not having to worry about whether your entryway doors create unnecessary obstacles for disabled persons.
Automatic doors prevent air from flowing out and the elements from getting in. This saves energy. Automatic doors help prevent wind, rain, noise, and dust while staying accessible to the public and keeping the environment comfortable during any type of weather.
Automatic doors can provide more security than a traditional door with a key. With an automatic door, you can have keycard or keycode access enabled, expediting the process of opening doors while keeping everything secure.
Since automatic doors can be opened and closed without using hands, they are the best possible option for sanitation control. An airtight, automatic door can also prevent dust from entering the building by increasing the indoor air pressure.
According to research calculations, if every person who used a campus building within a year entered and left through circular automatic doors, it would save almost 80,000 kilowatt-hours of energy. A study conducted by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs found that a pharmacy with automatic doors had energy savings of 43% compared to a pharmacy without automatic doors. Why? Because automatic doors prevent inside air from escaping, and automatic doors work as an airlock.
Automatic doors come in many options and styles, including automatic sliding doors, automatic swing doors, automatic revolving doors, and space-saving doors. Though many people imagine automatic doors are always made of normal glass, many other materials are available, including framed wood, aluminum, or steel.
Choosing to install automatic doors can be a major upgrade to your business property. Capital Glass can help you pick the perfect options, give us a call today!