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Technology Drives New Best Practices in Elevator Maintenance


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Careful Screening Required to Find Reliable Elevator Service Provider

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Are High-Rise Elevators COVID-19 Death Traps? 

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New Thriller Uses Elevator Accidents As Gruesome Plot Device

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Pope Francis Gets Stuck in An Elevator For 25 Minutes

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Elevator Failures at Chicago High-Rise Rattle Passengers

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Two High Rise Elevators Trap Occupants In Inaccessible Shafts

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Elevator Service, Injuries at Center of Hospital Dispute

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Elevator Inspections Challenge University

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Elevator Malfunction Terrifies Passengers at Chicago High-Rise

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Escalator Malfunction in Rome Injures 24

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Elevator Music, Companion for the Long Haul

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thyssenkrupp Elevator Opens Germany's Highest Viewing Platform

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10 Steps to Prepare Elevators for Hazardous Weather

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Otis Offers Enhanced Performance & Design in Advance of Modernization Projects

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KONE Wins Order for Largest High-Rise Development in Dallas

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Ottawa’s State-of-the-Art Transit System to use 54 New Otis Elevators

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Thyssenkrupp Taps Microsoft HoloLens Technology to Transform Elevator Service

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Otis Gen2 Elevator Sales Hit Half Million

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The Power and Convenience of Networked BAS Come With Cybersecurity Concerns As Well

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How Common Are Attacks Through The BAS?

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Steps To Take To Improve BAS Cybersecurity

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SIDEBAR: 10 Questions FMs Should Ask About Cybersecurity

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SIDEBAR: Innovative Building Systems Are Hallmarks of PNC Tower

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Facility Managers Use Mobile Technology To Access Information Anywhere, Be More Efficient

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Benefits of Mobile for Facility Managers: Time Saved, Faster Response

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Elevator Doors a Key Part of Preventive Maintenance

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Are Elevators the Next Smart Items for Facility and Maintenance Managers?

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For Facility Managers, Internet of Things Changes the Game

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IoT Facility Applications Engage Issues Like Resilience, Staffing, Analytics

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New Interior Finishes for Elevators Have Multiple Benefits

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Evaluating the Existing Elevator System

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Elevator Modernization and Overview of Destination-Based Systems

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Pros and Cons of Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency

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Making Elevator Modernization Decisions

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Elevators and Destination Dispatch Technology

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AC Motors One Way to Cut Elevators’ Energy Use

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What to Look for in Elevator Contractor

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Emergency Evacuation Elevators Require Changed Thinking

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Evaluating Existing Elevator System

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Spotlight on Elevator Technician and Safety Standards

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How to Know When to Modernize an Elevator

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What Facility Managers Should Know About Their Elevators

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Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency: Pros and Cons

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How To Reduce Elevators' Energy Use

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Follow Safety Code for Elevator Maintenance and Keep It Handy

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Heavy Maintenance Load: U.S. Has 900,000 Elevators

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Preventive Maintenance Helps Keep Elevator Costs Downs, Prevents Premature Modernization

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Preventive Maintenance For Elevators Must Include Motor, Brakes, Drive

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Destination Dispatch, Closed-Loop Door Systems, Machine-room-less Elevators Are Driving Vertical Transportation Trends

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Consistent Elevator Maintenance Is Critical To Uninterrupted Operation

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Specify What Elevator Maintenance Contract Does And Does Not Cover, Consider Safety Codes When Planning Elevator Maintenance

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How To Know When It's Time To Modernize Elevators

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Showcase Products: Elevators

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Employing All Available Evacuation Options Leads to Safer High-Rises

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Tools Available to Use During Fire/Life Safety Evacuation

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Destination Dispatch, Machineroomless Systems Are Current Wave of Elevator Technology

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Destination Dispatch Systems Cut Down on Total Travel Time

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Machineroomless Elevators Are Growing Trend in Low-Rise Applications

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Elevators Showcase: New Products

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Elevator Service Provider Considerations

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Elevator Service Provider Considerations

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For SL Green, Office Building Repositioning Goes Beyond Curb Appeal

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Elevators Can Be Used for Evacuation, IBC Says

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Elevator Maintenance Standards, Safety Requirements May Help Prevent Elevator Accidents

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Older Elevators: Few Jurisdictions Adopt ASME A17.3 As Code

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Good Maintenance Contractors Help Keep Elevators Safe, Reliable

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Elevator Evacuation Closer to Practical Application

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The BAS and Making Multiple Changes

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Steps to Determine Proper Scope of Elevator Modernization

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Preparing to Put the Elevator Modernization Plan into Action

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Facility Managers Can Help To Lessen Stress Of Elevator Stranding

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Check ASME Codes Before A Full-Scale Elevator Modernization

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Elevator Upgrades: Repair or Full Modernization?

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Elevator Modernization Also Can Affect Electrical, HVAC Systems

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Changes to Decrease Energy Use in Elevators Proposed for Standard 90.1

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FMs Should Brush Up On Local Elevator Inspection Standards

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HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

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Door Hardware: Controlling Cross-Contamination

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Elevators And Energy Use

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Elevator Modernization Can Bring Green Benefits

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Green Elevator Cab Construction

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Elevator Showcase

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Three Elevator Performance Measures

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Get the Elevator Maintenance You Pay For

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Is Your Elevator Getting Clean Backup Power?

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Elevator Wait Times Getting You Down?

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Is Your Elevator Getting Clean Backup Power?

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Keeping Your Elevator Machine Room Cool

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The Right Elevator Service Agreement Minimizes Downtime

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Avoiding Elevator Vandalism

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Is Your Elevator Too Slow?

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Maintenance Tips For Elevator Controls

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What The Elevator Code Says About Fires

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Eliminating In-Cab Elevator Controls

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ICC, NFPA Add Code Provisions For Evacuation Elevators

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Smoke, Water Remain Challenges to Evacuation Elevators

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Elevator Operation and Fires: Phase I and Phase II

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Is Your Elevator Causing Electromagnetic Interference?

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Closing the Door on Elevator Vandalism

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Elevator Upgrades and Electrical Systems

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Refreshing the Elevator Cab

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Weighing Elevator Modernization Factors

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Closing the Door on Elevator Vandalism

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Prevent Elevator Overheating

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NIST Conference to Address Elevator Use in Emergencies

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Elevators Moving Up On Energy Efficiency

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ASHRAE Consideres BACnet Standard for Elevators

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Elevators: No Margin for Down Time

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National Elevator Industry Inc. Launches CodeFinder Database

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Keeping Up To Avoid Going Down

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Fire Escape?

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Economics of Elevators

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Elevators

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Elevators: ROI depends on building owner's ‘ROI’