Should I Use Access Door Position Switches Or Not?

I have one large client that per their standards does not use door position switches with access control. The reason being that they have 18,000 access control points and only 3 people monitoring access control each shift. There are scenarios where they are used.

Conversely, I have a new largish enterprise customer with roughly 1500 access control points whose previous contractor "gold-plated" their doors. Doors with crashbars and electrified latch retraction kits have a PIR REX burning up the solenoids all over the place. They have zero users monitoring the door contacts and have ample surveillance coverage of said doors.

For customer #2 who is extremely budget limited I am about to advocate no longer using door position switches based on customer #1. Bad move or good move?

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