Safety, security and sustainability at Australian school /global/scaled/1440x627x0x84x1000x435/Global-References-Education-Beaumaris Secondary College_1.jpg Sustainable solutions were at the forefront when ASSA ABLOY provided complete door opening solutions for an environmentally-aware Australian school. Customer: Beaumaris Secondary College, Victoria, Australia, is dedicated to environmental awareness, including development of a wetland area to provide educational opportunities and environmental benefits. Challenge: In building brand new facilities, the college wanted a building that minimized energy usafe, water usage and waste generation, while also offering easy access and maintaining security and accountability. This delicate balance between safety and security while improving sustainability and energy efficiency called for careful selection of door hardware and the means by which it was provided. Solution: ASSA ABLOY provided a variety of products and services that are environmentally sound throughout the entire production process and product life cycle, and several of the products have Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). Furhtermore, ASSA ABLOY provided Australian-made products that exceeded expectations for safety and security. Services included utilizing ASSA ABLOY's Openings Studio software program, which created workflow efficiencies, helped reduce costs and the environmental impact for the building's construction and use.