Homearama 2020 Will Be Held Virtually

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Homearama is the premier custom home tour in metro Louisville.  This year, it’s scheduled for July 11-26, 2020 at Norton Commons, the walkable new urbanist community in Prospect.  For the health and safety of those involved in the show, the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville …

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Elevator Cab Safety Tips and Summary

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The recent COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about public transportation and all the safety protocols needed to provide safe and healthy vehicles.  This is particularly true of elevator cabs and entry and exit areas.  Therefore, we put together some safety tips from our vantage …

What is an Elevator Maintenance Control Program (MCP)?

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The Elevator Maintenance Control Program (MCP) is precisely what it sounds like – a program or plan to ensure that an elevator or escalator is maintained correctly throughout its life. Like automobile maintenance, an elevator MCP is similar to the maintenance schedule a car manufacturer …

Elevator Maintenance – Full Service Verses Limited Service

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When it comes to elevator maintenance agreements, there are two primary types of agreements: a full-service agreement or a limited-service agreement. In this article, we’ll point out the main differences, as well as the benefits of each one. Full-Service Agreements – Full service involves less …

Louisville’s Home, Garden & Remodeling Show

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We are glad to be a part of the Home, Garden & Remodeling Show again this year. This has become an annual event in Louisville and is the largest home show in the state, as well as the nation. The show features high-quality exhibitors, and …

Machine Room-Less Elevator Versus Machine Room Elevator

Todd Irvin Uncategorized

A trend we’re seeing amongst building owners, developers, and architects is removing the elevator machine room and using a Machine Room-Less Elevator (MRL) instead.  We certainly understand that space costs money and any space saved could be used for something else, or removed altogether. While …

What is Your 20-Year Plan for Your Elevator System?

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Installing a new elevator or modernizing an existing elevator is a long-term investment.  There are mechanical and electrical components that require maintenance and attention.  Not only is there a financial investment and decisions to make immediately, there are also items to consider in the future.  …

Benefits of Using Non-Proprietary Elevator Equipment

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Several manufacturers today are producing proprietary designs and initially charging less for the installations/modernizations.  The catch is special tools/keys are required for maintaining the elevator.  Non-proprietary equipment allows the end-user to have a choice of which maintenance company to use.  As a consumer, I prefer …

8 Questions to Ask When Vetting an Elevator Company

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Finding the best elevator company for your project or existing system is not always an easy task. Therefore, we laid out these questions that should help you make a wise decision. How long have you been in business? When it comes to elevator installations, repairs, …

Elevators Are Going Green

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Lifts are becoming more sustainable, as the percentage of the world’s population living in cities grows. Each day, more than seven billion elevator journeys are taken in tall buildings all over the globe. Considering that half the world’s population live in cities—a number expected to …