The President of one of the biggest names in access control has proclaimed the next big thing: energy reduction for electrified hardware.
Assa's leader placed access control as the next frontier for saving money on power, citing his conglomerate's line of EcoFlex locks [link no longer available] as key in making this happen.
The big problem with this claim? Most access users will only save a few bucks per year with a 'green lock'. We examine EcoFlex and crunch the numbers in this note.