The Many Applications of a LU/LA Elevator

LU/LA Elevator Applications

The Limited Use, Limited Application elevator (LU/LA) is an elevator designed to provide access in low occupancy/low rise commercial buildings where a traditional passenger elevator is not feasible or required by code. These elevators are limited in use and in application, and provide an ideal solution for specific settings like schools, churches, multi-family housing units, libraries and more.

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What is an Elevator Planning Guide?

Symmetry Home Elevator showing shiplap car interior

An elevator planning guide, also known as a design guide, is a document which contains a number of the details necessary for the inclusion of an elevator into a construction project. These guides are primarily targeted to meet the needs of the architect and general contractor working on the project, but provide everyone with valuable information on the standard and optional features of the elevator.

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Planning Your Conveyance Project

Symmetry Vertical Platform Lift Conveyance Project

You have taken the time to plan the best accessible route, and done your best to know the local building and accessibility codes, but have you reached out to the people with the most knowledge of accessibility in your local market; the installing distributor? Accessibility is an industry that is heavily regulated by code.

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Holidays and the Home Elevator

Prepare Home Elevator for Holidays

As the holidays approach, you are probably already caught up in the hustle and bustle, working through details to gather your family and friends. Once the guest list has been finalized and the menu created, you can begin preparing your home for visitors. Your elevator provides an added convenience for your guests and there are a few things you can do to ensure it is ready for the holiday traffic.

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Elevator Specifications: Getting What You Want

Residential Elevator Specification Enter Exit Same Side

Residential elevators are comprised of 3 primary functional elements; the car, rail structure and the drive system.
The car is the most visible portion of the home elevator. It can be made in a variety of sizes and configurations and there are a number of ways that you can customize your home elevator car to match the décor of your home. The elevator car is the piece that transports passengers from landing to landing.

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Four Parts to Consider When Installing a Home Elevator

Installing a Home Elevator

Residential elevators are comprised of 3 primary functional elements; the car, rail structure and the drive system.
The car is the most visible portion of the home elevator. It can be made in a variety of sizes and configurations and there are a number of ways that you can customize your home elevator car to match the décor of your home. The elevator car is the piece that transports passengers from landing to landing.

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If you are in a home elevator and the power goes out what should you do?

Home Elevator Car with Wall Paper

If you are considering a home elevator, it is important that you know how to respond to all circumstances. While it is not a common occurrence, a home power outage creates a situation where a specific course of action is required. If you are in the home and the power goes out, you should not attempt to use the elevator. If you are already on the elevator and the power goes out, there are a few steps you should take.

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