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FAAC (UK) Ltd - Automatic Savings With FAAC A140 Door Operator

FAAC’s new energy saving A140 AIR sliding door automation system is currently being trialled by a major UK retailer. The intelligent A140 AIR can achieve energy savings of up to 40% compared with standard automatic door systems, helping businesses to reduce their carbon footprint and save money.

The A140 features an inbuilt monodirectional sensor which identifies the walking direction of the pedestrian, so that the doors only fully open if a person is walking towards them. Unlike standard automatic doors, which often stay open much longer than necessary, the A140 uses information from the sensor to optimise opening/closing times to reduce air loss and energy consumed by internal air-conditioning and heating systems.

Will Walker, UK general manager of FAAC believes that this technology will become increasingly commonplace in commercial applications as carbon reduction targets become tougher. “Up until now, revolving doors have led the way in terms of energy conservation, but they are more costly to install and often unpopular with customers and visitors. The A140 offers the ideal solution for businesses looking to reduce energy costs, whilst maintaining the simplicity and aesthetic benefits of a sliding door.”

Return on investment can be achieved in a matter of months and can easily be measured using a dedicated software tool called Thermotool, which calculates the reduction in CO2 emissions and total cost savings over a year. In many cases the A140 can be retro-fitted to an existing automatic door system by simply replacing the internal components in the operator. Therefore energy savings can be realised with relatively low investment in terms of both time and cost.

With more than 40 years’ experience, FAAC is a world leader in gate and door automation. The company has manufacturing and development facilities in Italy and Ireland and distributes its products in more than 90 countries. Within the UK, FAAC (UK) based in Basingstoke is the market leader in residential and commercial markets, which it serves through a national network of 800 approved installers, all trained to FAAC’s high standards.

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