Getting the Elevator Specifications You Want Minus the Confusion

How to Choose the Right Elevator Specifications for your Building

Getting your elevator specifications right according to what you want can be tricky because of limited pre-designed choices available in the market. The elevator market is dominated by the likes of Otis, KONE, Thyssenkrupp AG, Schindler, and Mitsubishi Electric with very standard technologies such as pneumatic and traction, leaving little room for customization. However, elevator […]

Choose The Best Contemporary Elevators That Meet Building Design

Choose The Best Contemporary Elevators That Meet Building Design

The best contemporary elevators that meet building design in 2021 are characterized by comfort, convenience, functionality, compactness, and minimalism. See-through materials are common, as are cable-driven or pneumatic drive systems, along with the use of energy-efficient processes. Modular design, i.e., a method where parts are broken down for mass manufacturing and ease of installation, is […]

7 Tips to Make Your Building Elevator New And Perfect

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You can make your building elevator new and perfect even after it has been worn down by years of usage, suffered vandalism, or been subjected to fire and moisture. Cladding, metal refinishing and oxidation techniques have ensured that dilapidated looks can be changed at a fraction of the cost of buying a new elevator system. […]

Getting the Best Security Practices in Place for Facility Elevator Systems

Getting the Best Security Practices in Place for Facility Elevator Systems

Getting the best security practices in place for facility elevator systems involves both physical as well as digital interfaces. Elevator access control systems today, increasingly rely on embedded electronics controlled by smart chips. As such they are vulnerable to both onsite as well as remote hacking attacks. The safety and security of elevator access control […]

How we designed the US Supreme Court Elevator Cab

How we designed the US Supreme Court Elevator Cab

This is the story of how Premier Elevators designed the US Supreme Court elevator cab as an exact replica of the original American quartered white oak that burned down in an electrical fire thirty years ago. After the fire incident, only a standard laminated panel had been installed but never replaced. Our challenge was to […]

Understanding Elevator Load Tests and Elevator Servicing

Understanding Elevator Load Tests and Elevator Servicing

Elevator load tests are a crucial part of your elevator service and maintenance routine. Without them your elevators would be deemed unsuitable for use in an inspection. Most elevator users don’t stop to think how much load differences put stress on hoisting mechanisms, pulleys, sheaves, and counterweights. But for facility managers, whose responsibility it is […]

Why You May Need New Elevator Cladding

Why You May Need New Elevator Cladding

New elevator cladding serves two major purposes – rectifying the rust and corrosion that has accumulated on elevator walls over time and beautifying old elevators during commercial building renovations. New cladding is a great opportunity to make your elevator walls, lobby walls, and entrance walls waterproof and fire-resistant. Besides, it’s much more economical to clad […]

What Elevator Handrail Hardware Should You Spend On?

What Elevator Handrail Hardware Should You Spend On?

Elevator handrail hardware is supposed to be sturdy and resistant to corrosion and be able to match the functional, modular, and flexible design elements of your elevator architecture. Elevator handrails are not required by the ADA but they do add support to your design and show that your organization is thoughtful and sensitive to people […]

3 Signs It’s Time to Modernize Your Commercial Elevator

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What many people don’t understand that modernizing your commercial elevator is tremendously important. The mechanical parts of the Elevator including the dry rails can be affected due to constant use. Because of the lack of lubricant on the guide rails, weather change etc. the elevator is constantly affected. To dodge this problem; modernizing your commercial […]

Enhance Home Elevators to Custom Fit your Needs

Buying a residential elevator for your home can be a straight forward process with the right planning and information. A residential elevator is available in many different types and styles. So what do you need to know before you invest in a customized home elevator? Investing in home elevator installation is one of the many […]