M_External_KC - small

How Revolving Doors Enhance Security and Efficiency at Your Business


Over the years, revolving doors have become increasingly popular for offices and workplaces around the UK. However, most business owners still don’t know how well their revolving door can protect their business, while still maintaining efficiency. 

Many people invest in the revolving door for the professional look alone, but there are so many more features that the revolving door holds to help your business work better.

So, if you’re looking to upgrade your businesses security and efficiency with a revolving door, read on to find out more! 

Why is security important for businesses

Having security systems in place in the workplace is essential to ensure peace of mind and regulatory compliance. From a legal perspective it can also be crucial to protect the business from any liability in the event of a security place. These regulations are put in place for the protection of employees and customers who may be in the workplace. 

However, the protection of employees isn’t the only reason for businesses to have security, it’s also there to protect the business’s assets in the event of crime taking place.

Many businesses are fully equipped with cameras and key codes, however, one security measure that some people may look past are your doors themselves. At EA Group we specialise in supporting businesses by sourcing and installing revolving doors, to help maximise security and efficiency. The revolving door can provide a physical barrier that can make it more difficult for unauthorized individuals to enter the building, thereby increasing security.

So how do revolving doors work?

Revolving doors work by rotating around a central axis, allowing people to enter and exit a building without having to push through traditional swinging doors. The doors also have energy-saving features, such as airtight seals that help reduce energy consumption in buildings. 

Are revolving doors safe?

Revolving doors can be designed with speed controllers. Automatic revolving doors can also have safety features such as emergency brakes and panic bars hardware that allow for an easy exit in case of emergency. In the event of power failure, those emergency brakes will be activated, and the door will be locked in the open position.

Most modern revolving doors also have automatic sensors that are used to detect when someone is in the doorway, these sensors are located in the door frames and detect the movement or presence of an object or person, this stops the doors from closing and causing harm.

Lastly, it’s important to regularly maintain and inspect the revolving doors to ensure that it is in good working order and to ensure that all the safety features are functioning properly. At EA Group we can support your revolving doors through regular maintenance. If you’re looking to increase capacity or accessibility, get in touch for advice on how to expand your entrance. 

How efficient are revolving doors 

Revolving doors are generally considered to be efficient in terms of both energy conservation and people flow. Here are some key features that make the revolving door a popular choice for businesses. 


Revolving doors have airtight seals that help to reduce energy consumption by preventing drafts from entering the building. This can help to lower heating and cooling costs for businesses.

Great for controlling traffic flow

Revolving doors are designed to control the flow of people entering and exiting the building, reducing congestion, and improving improve the overall flow of traffic. This can help to improve the customer experience and make it easier for employees to move around the building.


Revolving doors are typically built to last, with durable materials and mechanisms that are designed to withstand heavy usage. This makes them a cost-effective investment for businesses.


Revolving doors can also be equipped with accessibility features, such as additional automatic pass doors, for people with disabilities or mobility issues.

What security benefits do they provide?

Automatic revolving doors provide several security benefits, this includes controlled access, revolving doors can be outfitted with card readers or other forms of access control, making it easy to restrict entry to certain individuals. The revolving doors also make it more difficult for someone to enter the building without permission or to bring in or out any large or prohibited items. 

Overall, the revolving door has evolved from a simple rotating cylinder to a more advanced and functional design with improved safety and energy-saving features. Security is critical for businesses to protect their assets, comply with regulations, avoid liability, ensure employee safety, and ensure business continuity. 

With proper usage and maintenance, revolving doors can be considered a safe option for buildings, and we highly recommend it, to find out more about what revolving door will work best for your business, get in touch!