Topic: Sustainability


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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LEED the way to a certified building

August 9, 2017

If you are at all interested in modern architecture, you might be aware of LEED-certified buildings. Maybe you’ve heard LEED mentioned, but have been too embarrassed to ask what it is? Let’s sort out what LEED means, once and for all. 

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BREEAM – what is it all about?

August 1, 2017

The BREEAM certification is one way to contribute to a more sustainable society. But what exactly is it and how does it work? We have the answers you’ve been looking for.

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