The New York Department of Buildings issued two updates to its elevator code, both intended to improve the safety of tenants in high-rise buildings. One update is specific to Fire Service Access Elevators (FSAE). Continue reading New York DOB Updates Elevator Code
Elevators in shopping centers can make or break the consumer experience. Any owner or manager of a large retail complex, like a mall, prioritizes customer satisfaction. Continue reading Elevators in Malls
For a budget-conscious building owner, it may seem attractive to hire cheaper maintenance providers. However, it’s important to consider other variables, such as the scope of the work and the mechanics’ qualifications before signing the dotted line of a maintenance contract. Continue reading Why an Elevator Expert?
Forecasts for the elevator industry’s growth in 2016 were aggressive, but the drop in oil prices has slowed some of the projected business in the Middle East. Funds across the region are hard to come by for those who make their living selling oil. Continue reading Oil Prices Slow Growth
We hear a lot of talk these days about carbon footprints. How much CO2 is expended into the atmosphere each year to keep your building operational? That all depends on how much electricity you use. Continue reading Your Elevator’s Carbon Footprint
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey made the biggest one-day allocation in its history on Thursday, March 24, when the bistate coalition approved $22B of spending on air, rail, and bus infrastructure. Continue reading Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Approves $22 Billion Infrastructure Budget