Experienced electricians do more than just repair faulty wiring! An experienced electrician can install, fault find and repair vast interdependent entry and access control system networks. Electrical work such as alarm or entry systems installation can be tempting for ambitious DIY enthusiasts, but incorrectly installed electrical installations can kill, and in addition, working on fixed electrical installations involving wiring in a building is illegal unless you're a qualified electrician. Qualified electricians are work to a national safety standard and will be registered in a Government approved body, such as the Electrical Safety Council or the Electrical Contractors' Association. In addition, professional electricians work to the UK safety standard BS 7671 and can provide a safety certificate to confirm the work has been designed, inspected and tested in line with the current safety standard. All government-approved scheme operators will also have a robust complaints procedure if any work is not carried out to the appropriate technical standard.
Door entry and access control systems have come a long way in recent years, advances in technology has led to cheaper components becoming available and advanced solutions incorporating both audio and video are now within the financial reach of many who in the past would have found the cost of these devices prohibitive. Modern door entry and access control systems include audio remote access, swipe cards, proximity cards and key fob, video entry and even biometric measurement! these systems now offer much more control over the security of buildings, with the ability to log all entries and exits, plus control who had access and at what times they get access, while protecting the premises.Higher end systems for buildings can also offer access to a multiple occupancy residency, gated security entrance & garage parking, with communication from a reception area to multiple remote entrances.
Door entry and access control systems are particularly useful for multi-use or occupancy buildings with a communal entry, such a flats and other residential buildings, in addition to business premises. Door entry and access control systems can restrict the entry of unwelcome visitors, reduce disturbance and anti-social behaviour, with the added bonus of keeping cold callers at bay. Electricians that specialise in such entry systems can install and maintain a system specific to individual requirements, with any job from a simple single door entry system, to a complex centrally controlled system in a multi-occupancy building with CCTV camera installation for visual identification.