Access Control for Condos and High-Rise Residential Buildings

Building security is a major focus for many condo and apartment buildings, especially in mixed-use scenarios that include office or retail space.  It can be challenging to achieve a balance between function and appearance that will be welcoming while still maintaining the safety and privacy of residents.  A properly planned access control solution can provide …

Access Control Solutions for Cannabis Production Facilities

According to cannabis regulations, access to areas where cannabis is grown, sorted, or handled must be restricted to employees who are designated to work in those areas.  In order to achieve this, today’s cannabis production facilities use a mix of ID cards or key fobs, and card readers to manage and track access throughout their …

Top 4 Security Camera Integrations

Integration has become an important piece of any facility’s security system.  Today’s integrators now take a multi-layered approach to bring together video surveillance, access control, and intrusion to build one comprehensive security solution.  In today’s article, we are going to concentrate specifically on surveillance cameras, and their contribution to the overall “integrated security system”. There …

Tech Feature: Access Control Turnstiles by Automatic Systems

This month we reviewed Access Control Turnstiles, and the role they can play in your facility.  From this Guide to Access Control Turnstiles to these tips on How To Choose the Right Access Control Turnstile for your Facility, Bulldog Fire and Security has you covered through every step of the process. Bulldog Fire and Security …

Guide to Access Control Turnstiles

Access Control Turnstiles are becoming increasingly common in public facilities both in new construction and retrofits to existing facilities.  These systems are very effective in mitigating unauthorized entry into buildings, and with the wide variety of turnstiles available, building owners are able to implement different types depending on the needs of specific areas of their …

A Guide To Security Gates for Commercial and Industrial Facilities

The Importance of Perimeter Security for Commercial and Industrial Facilities A security gate is an important piece of the perimeter security and access control for a commercial or industrial facility’s security system.  The purpose of these devices is to control access to specific areas of the complex to authorized staff members and/or visitors.  Depending on …

How To Choose The Right Access Control System

Today’s security needs have evolved dramatically over the past decade.  Today, an access control system is a critical piece of a business or commercial security system, which is used to protect property, data, and employees. If you’re looking to get started with access control as part of your business or commercial security system, there are …