July POM Goes to GUSA Illinois

Grand Ridge School

Garaventa Artira provides access to school gymnasium

Grand Ridge School

Designed to fit a tight lower landing

The installation of a Garaventa GSL Artira inclined platform lift at Grand Ridge Grade School in Grand Ridge, Illinois has been named the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for July, 2015.

The lift was installed to solve a common accessibility problem in older schools – that of a gymnasium located at the bottom of a short flight of stairs. Typically, these areas are not serviced by elevators. To make matters more challenging, often there are very tight clearances at the upper and lower landings, such as was the case at Grand Ridge Grade School. The answer was an Artira designed with a drop-down lower landing configuration.

Update: Garaventa Home Elevator in TNAH 2015

The 2015 NAHB International Builders Show is only a couple of weeks away and the finishing touches are underway on the spectacular showpiece, The New American Home. The construction process is documented on this page: http://www.tnah.com/showpage_details.aspx?showPageID=26422

Garaventa home elelvator in TNAH 2015

A Garaventa Home Elevator is featured in The New American Home.

The video showing Phase 6 of construction has now been released and includes mention of the Garaventa Home Elevator installation completed by Hankin Specialty Elevators.

Garaventa Lift at NAEC 2014

The 65th Annual Convention and Exposition is underway for the National Association of Elevator Contractors. This year, it is being held in San Antonio, Texas. One of the important elements of the NAEC is the educational sessions, where attendees can learn about various topics affecting our industry and enhance their certifications as Certified Elevator Technicians and Certified Accessibility Technicians.

Here, James Boydston of Handi-Lift Inc., long-time Garaventa Lift representatives, teaches a class on the certifications programs, C.A.T. and C.E.T.

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