Topic: Sustainability

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U-value for dummies

May 3, 2018

If you’ve been browsing doors for a while, you’ve definitely encountered the term ‘U-value’. But what does it mean?

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Speed or insulation? How to make the right decision for your building

March 23, 2018

When choosing doors for industrial and manufacturing applications, there are a number of factors to consider. Temperature, pressure, function and timing are all important criteria.

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Can automatic doors help reduce energy consumption?

February 23, 2018

Look along any high street and you will see the open door philosophy in action. Retailers like to leave their doors open because they believe that an open, barrier-free entrance is more likely to attract customers inside. But what an open door might make a shop in sales, it will also cost them in energy – as stores have to increase energy usage to maintain a comfortable temperature, and that energy is constantly being lost through the open doors.

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Energy efficient entrances are key for effective energy saving

November 30, 2017

When we talk about energy saving automatic doors, we generally mean greater control of air flow. The greater control you have over how much hot or cold air flows from inside to outside your building, the more efficient your entrances are, and the greater your savings will be.

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