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Mobility Is Transforming Elevator Safety & Maintenance

Mobility Is Transforming Elevator Safety & Maintenance

Automation has changed the elevator industry big time, and in the coming years, the industry is all set to experience even more dramatic shifts in how things are done. Advanced mobile solutions will become a norm and impact how elevator safety and maintenance are taken care of. The use of IoT sensors is already in […]

Elevator Modernization: Make Your Elevator as Good as New

Elevator Modernization: Make Your Elevator as Good as New

Slow-moving elevator cabs, elevators shutting down frequently for repair, jerks and tremors during the elevator ride, etc., all point to the fact that it’s time to upgrade or modernize your elevator. The typical life of an elevator is about 20 years. In this period, the elevator machinery suffers usual wear and tear, and eventually, its […]

5 Elements of Modern Elevator Lobby Design

5 Elements of Modern Elevator Lobby Design

The elevator lobby is one of the spaces in a building that sees the most footfalls. Therefore, the interior design of the elevator lobby of a building needs special attention. It should be designed so that the entrance, doors, lobby, and interior of the elevator cabs have a seamless and cohesive look. Make sure that […]

How to Choose an Elevator Service Company that you can Trust Blindly

How to Choose an Elevator Service Company that you can Trust Blindly

If you’re tired of arguing with elevator technicians who send you away for parts you most likely haven’t chosen the most reliable elevator service company for your building. Most top elevator companies have limited resources, design expertise, and workmen. But a good elevator service is one that doesn’t cut back on its promises. From design […]

How to Keep Elevator Cab Interiors Clean and Virus Free

How to Keep Elevator Cab Interiors Clean and Virus Free

Keeping elevator cab interiors clean and hygienic in the midst of a renewed coronavirus pandemic scare is not just about cleaning surfaces but also employing the right materials while designing elevator interiors. While cleaning panels, elevator ceiling, handrails, and doors from top to bottom is important, wouldn’t it be great to have a surface that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Five Ways to Enhance Enclosed Spaces in Elevator Cab Interior Design

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There is, perhaps, no more enclosed space in a building than the elevator cab. Enclosed spaces can lead to a feeling of being trapped, helpless, cramped and congested. An elevator is the last place you would want to be in an earthquake. This calls for a case to revise current designs that have focused overwhelmingly […]