Topic: Sustainability

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Open up the doors to your store (but keep the heat inside)

June 20, 2018

You want every customer to feel invited. And what says “welcome” better than an open door? However, a store entrance with a big opening negatively affects the indoor climate, making life for staff unbearable. How can you get it right?

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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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