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The Most Common Revolving Door Installation Mistake is Neglecting the Floor

You’ve done the research – revolving doors will save your company significantly on its energy bills, allow you to regain interior floor space, and help you stand out from the rest of the buildings on the block. Your research also tells you that the door should last decades past the purchase date. And it will, if you don’t overlook one critical item during installation: the flooring.

I have over 30 years of experience in the revolving door business and I’ve seen time and again how neglecting the flooring can come back to bite – maybe not instantly – but definitely years down the road. Let’s explore why a level floor is necessary and when a floor frame might be required during installation.

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The Indirect But Potent Impact of Manufacturer Technical Training on Your Bottom Line

It’s the sixth installment of our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. blog series! To learn more about this series, click here to read the introductory post.

Today we’re discussing: Training

Though it might not be immediately obvious, the training for an installation and service technician, could end up costing you a great deal more than you initially budgeted for the project.

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Which Security Entrance Has the Best ROI?

Welcome to the fifth installment of our S.T.A.R.T.S.S.® blog series. In this series, we’re taking a deeper look at our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. Decision Methodology, which provides a framework for choosing the best security entrance. Click here to see our introductory blog.

Today’s topic: Return on Investment (ROI).

In recent years, this question seems to be coming up more and more often: “Which security entrance has the best ROI?” On the surface, it seems to be a reasonable managerial question, one that gets to the heart of today’s business. The most correct answer, however, reveals why answering is so difficult – the true answer is: “It depends.”

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Beauty isn’t Just Skin Deep: How Aesthetics Play a Role in Maximizing ROI

Welcome to the fourth installment of our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. blog series! In this series, we are taking a deeper look at our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. decision methodology, which guides you in choosing the best security entrances to meet your exact security and organizational needs. Click here to learn more by reading the series’ introductory blog.

Today’s topic: Aesthetics

Dictionary definitions of aesthetics tend to focus on considerations of style and beauty. While those elements are important, a consideration of aesthetics should also include the practical factors of the real world and the passage of time. We want to include these elements because the overarching goal of this series is to make the best possible selection when choosing a security entrance. In that context, we’ll explore how an interplay of colors, materials and finishes impacts not only how an entrance looks when it is first installed, but how well it supports business objectives over time.

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Do the Math! Why Calculating Throughput is Essential to Entrance ROI

It’s the third installment of our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. blog series! This unique decision methodology provides a framework for selecting the best security entrance and provider. Click here to learn more by reading the S.T.A.R.T.S.S. series introduction.

Today we’re discussing: Throughput.

The C-suite approves security entrances because they are an effective way to manage risks, ensure safety and security, secure physical and data assets, and prevent liability issues. It’s up to you to make a solid decision as to the type of security entrance product to choose, install and maintain to ensure a solid ROI. But once that selection is made, you have another decision that could make or break your project: what’s the right number of entrances necessary to handle your traffic needs? And how do you calculate that?

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Door #1, 2, 3 or 4? Which Type of Entrance Solution for the Best ROI?

Welcome to the second installment of our S.T.A.R.T.S.S.® blog series!

In this series, we’re taking a deeper look at our S.T.A.R.T.S.S Decision Methodology, which provides a framework for choosing the best security entrance and provider to meet your specific physical security needs. To see the introduction to the S.T.A.R.T.S.S. series, please click here.

Today’s topic: Security

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Introducing our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. Blog Series – Helping You Win the Long Game with Security Entrances

Welcome to our S.T.A.R.T.S.S.® blog series! We have decided to create a series dedicated to helping customers choose the best security entrances to meet long-term security and organizational needs and avoid costly mistakes.

Over the next several months, we will write about the eight key factors to consider, and provide details about each to guide you in your decisions. These eight factors are the building blocks of the Boon Edam S.T.A.R.T.S.S. Decision Methodology, which we use every day when helping customers choose and install the security entrances that will best meet their needs, support their objectives, and deliver maximum ROI.

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5 Reasons to Attend a Free Technical Training Session on Security Entrances and Revolving Doors

It can be a big decision to pull technicians out of the field for a one or two day training session, but an educated technician is an efficient technician - and one you'll get more ROI out of. Instead of lingering on a job site scratching their heads, your technicians will be on to the next job and making more money.

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Shifting Your Physical Security Approach from Forensics to Preventive Starting at the Front Door

You’ve just held open the front door of your office building to a well-dressed person who was fumbling for their access card. You’re feeling pleased about the good deed that you just did. Except – in reality, you just let in a hacker who will soon bypass your company’s network security and gain easy access to your organization’s most valuable electronic assets.

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5 BIM (Building Information Modeling) Trends to Watch in 2018

BIM, or Building Information Modeling, has been growing in popularity within the building construction and architectural sectors. It is regarded as the superior alternative to 3D CAD modeling. Working in the BIM environment provide building project teams to collaborate in one, single place – all working with the same facts, data and visuals from the entire lifecycle of a building. This then will serve as the blueprint for everyone involved, in whatever capacity, to bring the project to life from conception to maintenance.

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