Specifications: Elevators 101

September 16, 2020
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Credit: 1.0 HSW
AD EX
325 N. Saint Paul St.
Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75201
cboldt@aiadallas.org
214.880.1510

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Elevators come in a variety of sizes, types, and applications.  Understanding when to specify a particular type/size is important to ensuring the devices meet the needs of the users.  Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between holed, holeless, and roped hydraulic elevators, and when each should be considered. 
  • Understand the difference between traction machine room elevators and machine roomless electric elevators, and the capabilities of each. 
  • Describe what a LULA elevator is and when should it be considered. 
  • Relate the cost differences between the various options.
  • Know when it might be time to enlist the help of a vertical transportation consultant.

PRESENTER:  Doug Hartman, FAIA, FCSI

 

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