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5 Amazing Tips on Security for
Commercial Condominiums

The existence of several types of businesses in a single location makes the management of corporate condominiums have more attention and control due to the large flow of people. In addition, room owners demand greater investment in safety and conservation due to the constant presence of customers in the establishment. In a business condominium, there can be no failures that impair the routine; everything must work systemically, within what was agreed in the Assembly.

And, to help minimize possible security flaws in this type of environment, we've separated some tips on how to improve commercial building security. Check out!

Security Planning

Security planning must aim at a set of measures to be taken to maintain the physical safety of the facilities, preventing the environment from actions, internal or external, that may harm the tangible and intangible property of the condominium. For adequate planning, count on a specialized, structured, qualified company, mainly regulated by the Federal Police.

The contractor will analyze the attractiveness, vulnerability, opportunity, and criticality of the internal and external environments, culminating in assessing the organizational structure, identifying its strengths, and addressing weaknesses.

Electronic Security System

An efficient security system will be able to detect the risk in an agile way, in addition to deterring the intruder: inhibiting criminal action, and increasing the deadline for the contingency plan to be put into practice, achieving the response promptly.

Ordinance

The concierge or reception is the first contact for people who circulate in a commercial building. Therefore, professionals responsible for access control must be trained to act safely, respecting the defined work standards and pre-determined procedures in cases of emergency.

Errors

We are all prone to errors, but in the event of non-compliance with safety procedures, the error can be fatal. When developing a security routine in a business environment, it is necessary to follow it strictly; for this, the idea is to formalize it and incorporate it so that everyone knows what must be done. All those involved needs to be adequately trained and up to date with everything that involves the safety of the place.

Create Security Protocols And Publicize Them

Ensuring the security of the condominium is the duty of everyone who attends it, whether they are condominium owners, workers, trustees, or service providers. In this way, security protocols, which sometimes only exist "on paper," must be naturalized and practiced by all who are part of this ecosystem. Issues such as good safety habits, what to do in the event of a robbery, invasion, or who to notify in case of suspicion are some of the situations that deserve specific measures to ensure the tranquility of the condominium. In this sense, if your building does not yet exist or you do not know these protocols, it is worth paying attention to this matter!

Count On The Help Of Technology

More and more devices are being developed and improved to guarantee collective security in condominiums. Devices with biometric verification, automated systems, and other electronic features are some solutions that landlords and tenants have found to improve security in the residential environment. Below are some of these technologies:

Virtual Intercom: the Intercom, a traditional communication item in condominiums, has been modernized and now also allows direct contact with the unit owner by cell phone through a system that calls the resident's number when the visitor identifies. The practicality of this device allows the unit owner to answer the Intercom outside the house and also intensifies security measures since the call remains recorded on the device.

Biometric keys: more and more devices have adopted biometric reading as a security method. This technology has also been used in condominium accesses, both with biometric recognition and facial or voice recognition.

Remote control with panic button: in this model of remote control, in addition to the traditional buttons to open the garage door, there is also a button that can be activated in a situation of danger or duress, which immediately alerts the condominium's surveillance center about the risk situation.

Quick communication via WhatsApp groups: a simple and practical solution, already adopted by many condominiums, is the groups of neighbors on WhatsApp. In them, it is possible to inform quickly and effectively if something seems to deviate from the usual building routine.

In addition to thinking about acquiring new technologies for condominium security, it is also worth remembering the importance of updating the existing security system, such as the camera and alarm system example, which with the constant evolution of appliances, can have their security purpose.


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