Cost of Installing Automatic Doors in Ontario

Automatic doors seem to be gaining popularity. They instantly give an attractive look to your residential or commercial property. Benefits of automatic doors Having automatic doors can help you avoid penalties for non-compliance with the “AODA.” It can also provide you with a better brand image, increase convenience for your customers and many other benefits. “How

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Accessible Standards for Ontario Universal Washrooms

PLEASE NOTE that this document does not constitute legal advice and is meant only as a guide. Accessible Standards for Ontario universal washrooms should already exist in your organization. One of the current priorities of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the “AODA”) is to build an accessible Ontario by 2025. Some of the

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3 Ways to Strengthen Access Control on Campus

Did you know that 50% of criminal offences on college/university campuses in Toronto are burglaries? The Department of Education defines burglaries as ‘the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft.’ The question is— in a campus environment where openness and accessibility to buildings are part of everyday life, how can

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Understanding How the Access Control Ecosystem Has Evolved

We all use access control. As employees in a secured building or as visitors to an organization or hotel, we touch badges to readers multiple times a day, moving in and out of doors or zones, subconsciously complying with the rules. The assigned key cards or fobs are our first touch point to hundreds, if

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How to Pick Automatic Doors for Your Building?

There is no denying the utility of automatic doors. Because automatic doors provide many benefits to a business, and are a great investment as we mentioned in another article named Benefits of Automatic Doors. Most importantly, ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (the “AODA”) has make installing automatic doors a requirement for business settings  in Ontario. But when

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How Automatic Doors Work?

History of automatic doors According to Wikipedia: “In 1931, engineers Horace H. Raymond and Sheldon S. Roby of the tool and hardware manufacturer Stanley Works designed the first model of an optical device triggering the opening of an automatic door. The invention was patented and installed in Wilcox’s Pier Restaurant in West Haven, Connecticut for

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Choosing Automatic Doors for Retail Stores

There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing doors for your retail space, from sliding doors to swing doors and either automatic to manual. What you choose should depend on many factors, including the size, layout, and location of your store. Your security requirements are also a factor, as you want to

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