Benefits of a Security Access Control System
Every business owner wants to know that their business is safe at all times. Having that peace of mind can be critical in preventing criminal activity. The majority of burglars, roughly 83%, said that finding out whether a business had an alarm or not would determine whether they would attempt to rob that business.
There is no doubt that security systems for businesses, including those with surveillance cameras and surveillance videos, are important. But what about other security systems for your business? In some cases, you may actually need to protect your business’s assets from those you actually know. Security access control systems can restrict access to certain areas of your business — whether that restriction is solely for customers or employees. Read below to see some of the benefits of these systems.
Have you ever gotten home, gotten out of your car, and went to search for your keys in order to get inside the door to your house? Searching for keys can be stressful and frustrating, especially if you have different keys for different areas on different keyrings. Keeping up with car keys, house keys, and work keys all at the same time can be even more overwhelming. What would happen if your employees forgot their work keys one day? Would it be a struggle to find the spare key (if there even is one)?
With a security access control system, this problem can be avoided entirely. Not only do these systems provide office and building security, but they do so without keys. This means one system can be installed in multiple locations, so you won’t have to search for specific keys to a specific building anymore. In addition, this can be accomplished without compromising on security — so you’ll obtain both convenience and peace of mind.
Does the thought of having to air-condition an empty office make your stomach turn? With a security access control system, you can integrate lighting and heating and cooling systems to save both energy and money. This system can be set to turn to specific temperatures during certain times, such as in the evening after all employees have left. In this case, the unit will set to a keep cool or keep warm setting so it is not wasting energy. You won’t ever have to worry about forgetting to turn the lights off before you leave, either. The system can set the lights to shut off and turn on at specific times of the days when needed. Eliminating energy usage and waste can in turn save your business money each month.
Have you ever had an employee ask you about accessing certain areas? You might have been forced to tell them that there was confidential information that they didn’t have access to. With a security access control system, you won’t have to worry about that. Employees can be granted access only to the areas they need to perform their jobs. Since access cards are used to enter, it’s easy to set employee access cards up with entry privileges to certain areas while denying access to others. This is a simple and easy way to let employees know that the card will work for their area; if the card doesn’t work, they don’t need access to the area they are trying to enter.
Having a security system for a business is a necessity in this day and age. Considering additional security measures can ensure your business and employees stay safe. Access cards are easier for employees to handle when entering areas and can’t be duplicated like keys can. This means that employees will be safer when entering areas of the business and that your business will be protected at the same time. Taking extra steps now to safeguard your company and employees with a security access control system is one choice that you won’t regret.
Contact Joe Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (302) 652-3060 to find solutions to your commercial security concerns.