Building Systems

Elevator Commissioning

Ensuring the Long-Term Dependability of Your Elevators

It’s been said that what goes up inevitably must come down. But when it comes to the ups and downs of a building’s elevators, it’s critical that building owners and property managers keep up with equipment testing to ensure the safety of tenants and prevent costly repairs. The most effective way to accomplish this maintenance component for any high-rise building is through a process known as “elevator commissioning.” The Commissioning Process Explained Elevator commissioning is a broad, systematic review of the system to ensure that all mechanisms are performing as designed.
Destination Dispatch

Destination Control Improves Tenant Comfort and Security

Destination control systems can further optimize system performance with artificial intelligence that is capable of learning and forecasting the traffic flows of a building. When the traffic intensity alters, the control system measures the changed traffic patterns and switches its optimization routines accordingly. Enhance Tenant Experiences Any time elevator efficiency increases, customer experience is enhanced; however, the unique benefits of destination control systems increase passenger comfort from floor selection to destination arrival.
Magnolia Hotel

Height of Hospitality: The Unique Challenges of High-Rise Hotels

High-rise hotels offer up some unique challenges. Regardless of the economy, guest satisfaction scores correlate with guest retention, length of stay, and overall hotel success – which ultimately contribute to a healthier bottom line. And facilities management plays an important role in making sure guests are satisfied with hotel facilities and amenities. So how do you overcome common high-rise hotel design and operations challenges to stand out as one of the [...]
Porsche Design Tower

Elevatoring: The Art and Science of High-Rise Residential Lifts

The majority of high-rise buildings being built throughout the world today have been designed either entirely for residential or a combination of residential and commercial occupancies. This is due to the high demand for additional living space in most major cities caused by a number of factors. These include a significant move of the current generation of business professionals into city centers as well as the aging senior citizen population that appears to want to [...]