How To Budget for Your Elevator System

How To Budget for Your Elevator System Most modern buildings have elevators installed to complement staircases or escalators. For others, this was a delayed upgrade that now needs to be budgeted for. While elevators may be expensive, they are a worthwhile investment that can largely impact your building. In order to incorporate elevators in your…

ADA Compliance and Your Elevator

As the owner of a commercial building with an elevator, it’s your responsibility to ensure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This sets forth certain requirements that elevator owners must adhere to. All public accommodations are required to abide by the ADA requirements including restaurants, rental locations, recreational buildings, shopping malls, and other…

How to Mitigate Elevator Damage

For building managers, defacement and damage to an elevator can lead to a lot of stress. Elevators have a lot of components that vandals and troublemakers like to tamper with. They can graffiti the mirrors, crack the lights, and take part in other forms of vandalism that will harm the appearance of the elevator and…

How the Right Elevator Improves Office Space

Elevators and tall buildings are a great combination. In fact, it’s hard to think of one existing without the other. The history of the elevator is nearly simultaneous with the advent of the modern high-rise. The right style of elevator is an important consideration when designing a building, and serious thought should be given to…