Vertical Transportation

What To Do About the Country’s Aging Elevators?

Replacing aging elevators is expensive, but cost-effective upgrades can improve reliability, efficiency, and user experience

Building Owners Increasingly Looking to High-Tech Elevator Systems

Sure, high-tech office buildings are great, but have you ever been in a cutting-edge elevator? Today’s most advanced elevator systems…

Elevators Become Part of the Energy Reduction Fight

As energy prices rose in the last half-century, energy efficiency became more and more important to commercial building developers, owners,…

What To Do About the Country’s Aging Elevators?

There are some buildings that have come to define an entire city. For Seattle, that building is the Space Needle.…

Franco Faraudo By Franco Faraudo

Building Owners Increasingly Looking to High-Tech Elevator Systems

Sure, high-tech office buildings are great, but have you ever been in a cutting-edge elevator? Today’s most advanced elevator systems…

Holly Dutton By Holly Dutton

Elevators Become Part of the Energy Reduction Fight

As energy prices rose in the last half-century, energy efficiency became more and more important to commercial building developers, owners,…

Barbra Murray By Barbra Murray

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The Future of Elevators Has Gone Sideways

For so long, advances in vertical transportation have centered on speed. How fast can the elevator get you to the top floor of a 60-story…

Elevators Are Part of the Energy Efficiency Puzzle, Too

Every little bit counts in the race to make buildings more energy-efficient. Property owners will soon have to meet strict energy and emissions standards globally,…

How 9/11 Changed Elevator Evacuation Technology and High-Rise Safety

It’s an understatement to say the harrowing events of the 9/11 attacks changed the world in ways still felt today. Most Americans remember exactly where…

New Elevator Tech a Big Help for Those with Disabilities

Keeping up with building safety codes is not an especially exciting job. There are various codes to keep an eye on, and the requirements from…

The Persistent Threat of Uninspected Elevators

In August, 18-year-old JauMarcus McFarland was killed when the elevator they were in collapsed to the ground. The victim’s family highlighted the fact the high-rise…

Going Up? Down? What Does the Elevator’s Algorithm Say?

Mechanized elevators have lifted us onward and upward for over 150 years. Modern architecture relies on towering skyscrapers thanks to the unavoidable result of a…

Elevator Innovation is Fighting Back Against Decades of Fear

As the pandemic slowly releases its grip, we’re all wondering what changes are here to stay. Over the past year-plus, procedures, policies, and technology in…

Global Elevator Industry Chases the Dragon

Elevators are the key invention that unlocked modern cities. Before they rose to popularity cities were limited in how high they could climb and lower…

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