The Evolution of Access Control
By: Accurate Lock & Hardware
The basic tenement of Access Control is the restriction of access to a given area. Humans have been doing this for thousands of years going back to the days of Egyptian wooden pin locks. And today the basic lock and key concept has not changed much. Yet, the mechanical lock and key systems have real limitations. Read more about the improved technology and applications for flexible access control system designs in this e-book.
By: Ben Dorsey III, LEED GA, Special-Lite Inc.
Momentous Events in Door History: Humorous and Totally True Insights of Doors Through Time
history of doors may seem trivial. It is not. For instance, how large
was the door on Noah’s Ark? Okay, we really don’t know. But if we did,
how would we possibly translate the variable measure of a cubit? What
we do know comes from historical records and archaeological findings.
And those are the ones we will discuss in this e-book. Along the way we’ll introduce some door humor to keep things entertaining.
How Upgrading to RFID Door Locks Delivers Guest Satisfaction and Efficiency to Hotel Operators
Today, RFID door locks are the industry standard and are widely used in all property types—from destination resorts to conference centers, corporate hotels to luxury and mid-market properties. This eBook provides a summary of the hoteliers’ experience and improved performance with RFID door lock systems.
Case Study: Western State Hospital Installation
Due to past incidents with patients and safety concerns inherent to the nature of behavioral healthcare facilities, Western State Hospital launched facility-wide, ligature-resistant programs that would further ensure the safety and security of patients. This eBook details how the BEST product portfolio provides quality and durability with the right solution at the door.
The Foundation of Smart Cities? Smart Security.
The era of "smart cities" is here. In this eBook, dormakaba details how we can (and why we should) extend smart technology to all aspects of our interactions with infrastructure and services within cities.
Keeping Schools Safe, Healthy and Secure
Balancing the safety, health, and security needs of students, faculty, and staff—all while providing a productive educational environment—requires purposeful facility design and careful selection of solutions. In this eBook, dormakaba details how schools can create an open and inviting learning environment while ensuring safety.
Providing Door Hardware Solutions for the New Normal
By: Hager Companies
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we, as a society, move about our daily lives. The question many people are asking in this current climate is: How can door openings be changed to prevent the spread of germs and bacteria and still meet applicable building codes? In this eBook, Hager Companies details how several of their minimal-to-no-touch door hardware solutions for common door openings can help, including the factors you'll need to consider to determine the best solutions for your specific projects.