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 […]