Monthly Archives: February 2016

Elevators in Monuments

Installing and maintaining elevators inside our nation’s monuments is a tricky task. Unlike other places elevators are being installed, traffic in monuments is steady year-round. Closing an elevator someplace like the Washington Monument, Mount Rushmore, or the Statue of Liberty makes a major impact on the experience of those who have made the trek to visit the historic site. Here’s what we’ve learned through our years of work at the Statue of Liberty in New York. Continue reading Elevators in Monuments

Jersey’s New Tallest Building Breaks Ground

Jersey City officials and representatives of Chinese Overseas America broke ground on a 900ft mixed use residential building on January 29. The building, located at 99 Hudson St In Jersey City, is expected to be the tallest building in New Jersey and one of the tallest residential buildings in the country. Continue reading Jersey’s New Tallest Building Breaks Ground

Security and Surveillance in Elevators

Surveillance footage from elevators makes a difference in many criminal cases. Securing your elevator to prevent entrance to criminals reduces the likelihood that surveillance footage will be needed to begin with. Security and surveillance in your elevators is beneficial for the safety of your passengers and for the sake of your personal liability as an owner. Continue reading Security and Surveillance in Elevators

Unions and Elevator Maintenance

The elevator provider service industry is one of the few remaining trades in the country with active and vibrant unions for its workers. All our mechanics are certified by the International Union of Elevator Constructors (I.U.E.C.) in their local area. Three unions span our service area: I.U.E.C Local No. 1 in New York City and New Jersey, No.5 in Philadelphia and Trenton, and No. 138, in Poughkeepsie, NY and the surrounding area.

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