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New York Story

New York Story Custom manufacturer National Elevator Cab & Door Corp. is growing through innovations, partnerships formed over nearly 90 years. By: Kaija Wilkinson The heart of National Elevator Cab & Door Corp. beats in sync with that of New York City (NYC) — its ebbs, flows and economic prosperity. The company was founded in 1929 […]

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Online Extras for April 2017

• More photos from the double-deck elevator installation in Istanbul’s Levent 199 • Miles Mank having fun with his custom “fixture cube” • Videos on Carlo Gavazzi’s sensors • Bonus photos from the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation meeting • APRIL WEB EXCLUSIVE: “Top 12 Tall Building Predications for 2017” (April-December) from The Council on Tall Buildings and […]

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Web Exclusive – April 2017

Tall Building Predictions for 2017 (April-December) by Benjamin Mandel CTBUH makes hypotheses on the big tall-building news for each month in 2017. 2017 is expected to be another significant year in the skyscraper industry as major trends signal shifts in construction around the globe. Here are the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) […]

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Energy Savings in So Many Ways

by Ricia Sturgeon-Hendrick “Energy conservation is reducing or going without a service to save energy. For example: turning off a light. Energy efficiency means using less energy to provide the same service.” — U.S. Department of Energy Our focus this month is on Energy Efficiency in the elevator industry. We had a remarkable number of articles […]

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Mid-Atlantic 2017

The region that includes the Northeast megalopolis is keeping vertical-transportation companies busy, and the outlook is bright. by Kaija Wilkinson New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and Maryland: all are generating plenty of work these days for the big OEMs, independents, consultants and suppliers. Many describe 2016 as the best year they’ve […]

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March 2017 Editor’s Overview

Mid-Atlantic Region “Crackling” With Activity by Ricia Sturgeon-Hendrick Industry executives are very upbeat about the coming year. Some of the optimism could be the “Trump Bump,” since the new president has promised to cut regulations and increase infrastructure spending; or, it could be a continuation of the growth seen in 2016 spilling into the new […]

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Online Extras for March 2017

• An interview with Otis’ Hemant Jolly on Twentytwo Bishopsgate in London • More photos from “ASME A17 Code Week in Florida • A video presentation of “Your Lift Journey — How Long Will You Wait?” from Richard Peters • Fascinating Google Timelapse videos of construction and destruction • MARCH WEB EXCLUSIVE: More from architectural firm […]

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Web Exclusive – March 2017

A New Landmark: Architect Talks About Luxembourg Public Lift by Kaija Wilkinson A public lift in the historic heart of Luxembourg (“Between Earth and Sky,” ELEVATOR WORLD, December 2016) was designed to provide mobility for cyclists and pedestrians in highly varied terrain. With plans dating back to 2007, the project faced numerous challenges before coming to […]

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Online Extras for February 2017

• More photos from 3 World Trade Center Update and Global Lifts and Escalators Expo 2016 • A video from the books reviewed • More on this Month’s Last Glance • A building code interpretation as referenced in this month’s CE article • FEBUARY WEB EXCLUSIVE: “Q&A with Pam Stoneham, Durham College“ Patents In addition […]

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2016 CTBUH

The 15th Annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Best Tall Building Symposium occurred on November 3, 2016, on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. The event consisted of three sessions (each of which included four presentations), followed by a reception and awards dinner. This event remains unique in […]

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