10 Tips to Safeguard Your Master Key

July 25, 2011

How fast the fire department can access your building during an emergency is paramount. But what if locked doors prevent them from doing their job? External safes maintain a fine balance between security and life safety code. The risk is real – multiple businesses and hotels have been burglarized because thieves simply unlocked doors with a key obtained from a poorly maintained safe.

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Create Low-Cost Choices for Commuters

Accommodating alternative transportation is more than just painting a couple of special spaces or setting out a stack of bus schedules. Whether your company's plans are prompted by the possibility of LEED points or a near-capacity parking structure, the central point is the same – offer commuters more choices.

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The Basics of Security Door Hardware
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