Key Features to Consider When Choosing Automatic Doors for Your Business

Automatic doors have the power to revolutionize your business by enhancing accessibility and elevating the overall customer experience. However, selecting the ideal automatic doors requires understanding of certain essential features. This guide from City Automatics is designed to assist you in making the perfect choice for your business in Hamilton, Burlington, and the GTA. Type […]

Automatic Doors and Safety: Understanding AAADM and AODA Standards

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Automatic doors have become an integral part of modern businesses, enhancing accessibility and customer convenience. Ensuring these doors operate safely and efficiently is paramount. This article sheds light on two significant sets of standards governing automatic door safety and accessibility: the American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers (AAADM) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities […]

The Role of Automatic Doors in Smart Buildings: A Journey from Past to Present

As we navigate the complexities of the 21st century, our buildings are becoming increasingly intelligent. They’re not just static structures anymore but dynamic environments that adapt to our needs. One crucial component driving this shift towards smarter buildings is the automatic door. To fully appreciate their role, we must first look back at the evolution […]

Preparing Your Automatic Doors for the Summer Retail Season in Hamilton

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As the weather warms up and the days get longer, people are more likely to head out and explore their local retail districts. For businesses with automatic doors, this can mean a significant increase in foot traffic. While more customers can be a great thing for business, it’s important to consider how increased foot traffic […]

A Guide to AODA Compliant Doors and Their Benefits

Who is Required to Comply With AODA? The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) aims to remove any boundaries or restrictions faced by those with a disability, with the goal to make Ontario accessible to all by the year 2025. In 2015, the AODA standards became law and by 2025, all organisations must comply […]

How and Why to Perform the AAADM Daily Safety Checks on your Automatic Doors

In general, start by checking the electronic sensor by walking toward the door opening at a moderate speed at various angles. The door should start opening as you approach, should swing or slide open smoothly and stop without impact. As you move slowly toward the door, it should remain open. For doors that are used […]

Reduce the Spread of Germs & Viruses by Using Touchless Technology

Keep Your Building Safe with Touchless Technology Touchless door activation is an excellent way to significantly reduce the spreading of germs and viruses in buildings.  Door handles on average are the most germ-infested objects in a building, and it is very possible to contract Covid-19, other viruses, and bacteria’s just from touching the handle of […]