Our congratulations and appreciation go out to Tom Sena, Neil Hankin, Brian Trueman, David Lair and the rest of the great team at Hankin Specialty Elevator of Rancho Cordova, California. Their submission of photos from a new business park in South San Francisco, California has earned them another Garaventa Lift Project of the Month, this one for November, 2017.
The installation is a beautiful example of modern accessibility to a open mezzanine area using a Genesis Enclosure vertical platform wheelchair lift. The lift is a fully code-compliant accessibility solution, easy to use and practical. The model being used is a Genesis Enclosure GVL-EN-144, mounted in a 3″ pit to allow for level access at the lower landing. Everything about the lift is pretty standard, except that the architect chose to have the lift painted an optional RAL color (RAL 9003).
A recent installation of a vertical lift at The Hawaiian United Okinawa Association Center in Waipahu, Hawaii has been named the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for April, 2016.
The Association has an interesting history. It is a large organization of over 40, 000 members and acts as an umbrella group for 50 member clubs statewide. The Association, formed in 1951, played an important role in the Okinawa recovery efforts following the Second World War by sending clothes, livestock and other essentials. In fact, Okinawa (Japan’s southernmost island) was governed by the United States military from the end of WWII to 1972, when it was returned to Japan. During this time, The United Okinawan Association was acknowledged as the official representative of the Okinawan people in Hawaii.
The member clubs of the HUOA are made up of people whose ancestors immigrated to Hawaii from Okinawa. The aim of the Association is to, “preserve, perpetuate and promote the culture of Okinawa.”
Garaventa Elvoron Home Elevator with Premium fixtures and the Standard Door Package.
Congratulations and thank you to the fine folks at Hankin Specialty Elevator. Their installation of an Elvoron In-Line Drive Home Elevator at 2016 The New American Home in Henderson, Nevada has earned them the Project of the Month for January.
The elevator is a Style 3 cab with Premium Fixtures and the Standard Door Package. The accordion gates are powered.
The New American Home was shown to tour groups during the recent International Builders Show. As usual, the tours were extremely popular. It was sold out every day.
Garaventa Lift has again been selected for inclusion in the 2017 New American Home and the inaugural New American Remodeled Home. Both of these projects have already started in Lake Nona, near Orlando, Florida.and are being designed and built by the amazing talents of the Phil Kean Design Group of Winter Park, Florida.