Automatic doors have almost become standard in most public places such as community centers, airports, hotels and supermarkets across Canada nowadays.
Some small business owners and property managers in Ontario start to research on automatic doors, probably because they just find out the accessibility requirements (which are governed by Ontario’s legislation: the Code, the AODA, and the Ontario Building Code). However, UTS automatic doors specialists suggest, there are benefits that you might want to consider, besides of avoiding costly penalty of non-compliance.
Automatic doors provides convenience, especially for older demographics and the disabled
The disabled and the elderly of course that may use mobility scooters or wheelchairs will be thankful that the doors open up automatically for them as they no longer have to battle with an old heavy cumbersome door. Independence levels are increased as individuals who struggle on a daily basis do not have to seek assistance from other customers, friends or employees.
Automatic doors build better brand images
Because they have become so common that people automatically expect them when entering in many types of facilities.
Automatic doors increase business efficiency
These doors are operated by some presence sensing devices and the right positioning of these sensors and the cautious installment of these doors pivotal roles in their proper functioning.
Without a doubt employees will furthermore take advantage of the automatic doors as they perform their particular day-to-day assignments and activities. It is favourable to wheel medical and refreshment trolleys in and out through automatic doors in hospitals and retirement/nursing homes and of course the risk of accidents and injuries are significantly reduced.
Office workers rushing into their offices at the start and end of their busy day will relish the automatic door as they carry all their office equipment and personnel belongings. Parents with little ones in tow will be relieved that they do not have to try and open up the old traditional doors whilst pushing prams and buggies.
Automatic Doors save space
No door saves more place than automatic sliding doors and folding doors
Automatic revolving doors save energy
In 2006, a research calculated that revolving doors exchange eight times less air than swinging doors, which can add up to thousands of dollars in wasted energy costs per building per year.
Automatic doors have a high ROI
In despite of high value they provide, they are actually much more economical than many people estimate, It is cheaper to install automatic doors even for smaller businesses. Of course there is the option to automate the existing doors which is affordable. UTS supply the a wide range of handicap accessible automatic door operators.