|ADA Low Energy Door Operators
Horton Automatics offers two different low energy automatic door operators for ADA accessible
entrances. Horton automatic door operators allow swing door
entrances to comply with ADA requirements, usually for much less expense
than providing the necessary maneuvering clearances required by manually
The ADA allows up
to 5 Lbs. of opening force at interior doors and suggests not more
than 8 Lbs. at exterior doors. Many local codes enforce an 8 Lbs.
maximum manual opening force at exterior doors. Low energy door
operators can be beneficial at windy locations, since automatic
doors are ADA exempt from manual opening forces a higher spring
closing force of up to 15 Lbs. can be used to keep these problem
One of these Horton door operators are
right for your ADA accessible entrance.