Feb 26

Inclined Platform Lift for Zedi wins February Project of the Month

20141106_094003Congratulations to Canwest Elevator & Lifts for their installation of a large Artira in an open core stairway at the corporate headquarters of Zedi, Inc., a large company specializing in the manufacturing of diagnostic equipment for the Oil and Gas Industry.

20141106_09394520141106_093705This project was especially challenging, as the stair treads were not strong enough to support the lift and the stringers were inset. The solution was to provide custom tread supports attached to the stringer, directly underneath each support tower.20141106_093739

The folks at Zedi were not required to install a lift to comply with code. Nor did they do this to provide access for a specific employee. Nobody that currently works there is a wheelchair user. They installed the lift because they thought making their entire office accessible was the right thing to do. Good call!

Feb 02

Vegas Vertical Captures POM for January

20150119_191302Congratulations to Hankin Specialty Elevators! Their installation of a snappy-looking, custom-colored Genesis Enclosure has earned them the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for January 2015. The lift is a three-stop Genesis Enclosure with power door operators on each of the three landing entrances. The enclosure panels and the door panels feature safety glass inserts. It is installed at Tourneau in Las Vegas, the largest retail outlet in the world specializing in wrist watches.

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Jan 27

TNAH Virtual Website Launched

20150118_164518The 2015 New American Home has been completed and was showcased in conjunction with the International Builders Show, recently held in Las Vegas. The home features some incredible cutting-edge technologies. Guests were allowed to book tours of the home while visiting the convention and these tours proved to be incredibly popular.

A Garaventa Home Elevator is showcased in The 2015 New American Home. It features an inline drive system, an 8 ft. tall cab, a powered cab gate and a mirror installed on the back wall.

A virtual website has been launched at www.newamericanhome2015.com . Click on the Garaventa Lift logo as it scrolls along the bottom of the page to see the elevator.20150118_164536

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