Unique Residential Elevator Nabs May POM

Our thanks and appreciation go out to Trever Hill, Ken Turpin and the rest of the great crew at Upper Canada Elevator, Ottawa. Their submission of photos of an Elvoron Residential elevator in Ottawa has earned them the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for May, 2018.

pom-com-01Notice the bright gold COP and hall stations. In addition, the client chose brushed brass handrails to avoid the appearance of fingerprints.

pom-com-02The departure from the typical nickel finish on the gate hardware is one of the other things that makes this application unique. The bronze gate hardware matches the door and frame while providing contrast. Antique white panels have been installed in the accordion gate to match the rustic elegance of the stone wall.

pom-com-03The elevator also features maple raised panel cabin walls and ceiling. They provide a warm and welcoming ambience.

New Vertical Lift for Georgia Community

Our thanks and appreciation go out to Stewart Smith and the rest of the great crew at Genesis Elevator of Kennesaw, Georgia. Their submission of photos from the Seven Oaks Country Club in Alpharetta, GA has earned them the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for April, 2018.

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Can you spot the Genesis Enclosure elevator? This project is a perfect example of an accessibility application that blends in with its environment. The champagne aluminum extrusions closely match the beige siding on the building providing an aesthetically pleasing installation.

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The Seven Oaks Country Club offers community events, a fitness center and other opportunities for homeowners to socialize with other residents. The Genesis Enclosure Elevator is a great addition to the community center and it will provide a fully code-complaint accessibility solution.

Garaventa BC Captures May POM

Providing accessibility within a theater or lecture hall can be a challenge for even the most experienced accessibility contractors. Fortunately, the Garaventa GSL Artira represents a unique solution that can be made to fit over almost any set of stairs.

Platform LiftDesigners at Douglas College in Coquitlam, BC were faced with this kind of challenge when looking to provide accessibility in a lecture theater. Garaventa was able to design an inclined platform lift solution that featured IMG_20170502_113319a drive box cabinet hidden behind a wall. This allows for the drive box to be located away from the pedestrian and lift traffic.

inclined platform liftCongratulations to Don Sanchez, Barry Sherman and the rest of the great crew at Garaventa Lift  in Port Moody, BC. Their installation of this GSL Artira inclined platform lift has earned them the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for May, 2017.