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Impact of High Speed Door Operation on Saving Energy

The large doors used on doorways accessed by traffic both inside and outside a building can make a big difference in terms of the operation's energy budget and sustainability mission. By Rytec Corporation

February 29, 2016

In this report find out about:

  • R-Value vs infiltration and what they mean to saving energy

  • Revealing research on the impact of door opening time on energy loss

  • Changes to building codes regarding doors

  • Other benefits of high speed doors

For doorways with high traffic volumes, faster door operation trumps R-value when it comes to preventing energy loss and maintaining a productive environment. Highspeed doors also add airflow control, lower maintenance costs, and efficient materialhandling benefits.

As traffic moves in and out of an industrial or commercial building, numerous areas throughout the facility must deal with temperature differentials both on the inside and on the outside. Though most of these structures feature vast, open spaces, doors can also lead to and from docks, the warehouse, laboratories, and packaging areas.


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