Illinois church replaced “keys to the kingdom” for remote access and substantial savings.
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THE CUSTOMER

"One of the best benefits has been the ability to know who’s coming and going and at what times, from just about anywhere. The Brivo system has been working very well and has an extremely easy-to-use interface."

Brian Barrett | Operations Manager | Bethel United Church of Christ

THE CHALLENGE

Bethel United Church of Christ in Elmhurst, Illinois, used a not-very-secure lock-and-key system, which gave keyholders access to all of its facilities at any time.

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The church, offices, meeting rooms and a preschool were used at different hours

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If someone needed a door unlocked or locked, a keyholder had to be onsite to do so

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All areas were accessible by key and it became difficult to keep track of who had the keys

THE CHOICE

Simply Better Security with Brivo Onair

 

 Barrett chose Brivo Onair for its ease of access control and cost-effectiveness

The web-hosted platform allowed control of doors from anywhere, from any device

 With lower upfront costs, the total cost was reduced nearly 50% over traditional systems

 There was no need to maintain expensive IT infrastructure, resources and administration

THE CHANGE

"No more trips to the church to unlock a door for a meeting—just a couple of clicks on my home computer does it."

-Brian Barrett

  •  The entire system was easily installed and up and running with minimal training

  •  With just one interface, managing access and security is easy

  •  Barrett can monitor all door events without the cost of a wide area network

  •  Staff can manage access to different areas without anyone needing to be onsite

  •  Sanctuary doors were put on an automated schedule to eliminate manual opening

  •  Staff and meeting leaders were assigned cards and PIN numbers to access doors

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