Learn More About Automatic Doors in Denver, CO

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Why Choose Automatic Doors?

By Design, automatic doors provide easier more convenient access than manual doors, allowing access to the worlds airports, University's, government buildings, Banks, retailers and restaurants. Automatic doors are now public preference, research shows that 98.9% of consumers prefer them. Properly functioning automatic doors are safe, secure and produce significant energy savings over their lifespan.

Safety, Security and Maintenance

Statewide-Lock & Safe Inc is a certified AAADM (American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers) installer and inspector. Along with new and retrofit automatic door installations, we offer annual inspections, preventative maintenance plans (PM), servicing, repairs, and replacement of worn or outdated components. Recurring maintenance and annual inspections should be completed for safety and liability reasons and help keep doors operating efficiently. Once the doors are serviced, repaired & inspected, we provide proper door labeling for standard compliance. We offer preventative maintenance contracts (PM) for your convenience, along with staff training, regarding the daily opening and closing inspection processes. To schedule your AAADM certified inspections which are recommended annually, call State-Wide Lock & Safe Inc. today 303-333-0146.

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Are automatic doors safe?

Automatic doors have an outstanding safety record. There are more than 50 billion safe door openings and closings every year in the USA alone. You will find automatic doors offering accessibility and convenience at airports, hospitals, retail stores and all public buildings everywhere. With proper installation, annual inspections by AAADM certified inspectors and daily safety checks by premise owner’s, automatic doors provide a safe and convenient access for everyone who has ever struggled with a manual door. Automatic doors benefit society.

What is AAADM?

AAADM stands for The American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers. They are a trade association of manufacturers of automatic pedestrian door systems. They were founded in 1994 to promote safety in the manufacture and operation of automatic doors.

How do automatic door inspectors get certified?

The American Association of Door Manufacturers has developed a certification and training program for inspectors and technicians. Classes are held on a regular basis all over the United States. AAADM Certified Inspectors are trained and qualified to conduct annual inspections in accordance with current industry standards.

Do automatic doors have a safety standard?

All members of the American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers make their automatic doors and components in compliance with The American National Standard for Power Operated Pedestrian Doors. This national consensus standard defines and governs such things as installation, sensing devices, and safety requirements for automatic pedestrian doors.

How do the doors sense when someone is passing through them?

Monitoring sensors above the doors regulate the door openings and closings. A properly maintained automatic door will not close if there is something or someone in the way. Naturally, though, people should exercise reasonable caution and keep moving when passing through automatic doors.

How often is maintenance done on automatic doors?

Automatic door systems should be checked annually by an inspector who has been certified by the American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers. Through that annual inspection, the door system can be checked for compliance with the latest industry standards. Inspection labels may secure you from liability if an accident occurs.

Fun Facts

1. Even though the first known door was uncovered in an Egyptian tomb, not much is known about how the doors were invented. However, we do know that Heron, who was a mathematician, developed the first known automatic door in Alexandria in the 1st Century AD. His clever hydraulic system, which used to displace water, relied on the heavy water to move the doors. The temple doors were opened using counterbalanced, steam-powered weights.

2. The world’s largest door is located at the NASA Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. There are, four of them…each door was enlarged to allow space shuttles into or out of the building. The doors are 456 feet high and take 45 minutes to open or close.