Park City Home Elevator Nets April POM

Congratulations to Able Access Elevator in Utah.

Their subHome Elevator from outsidemission of photos from the Nixon Residnce in Park City has earned them the Garaventa Lift Project of the MonGlass home elevator from insideth for April, 2017.

The installation features an Elvoron hydraulic drive elevator with an aluminum and glass cab. The aluminum framing for the cab is painted black and the fixtures are standard brushed stainless steel. Home elevator controlsThe Car Operating Panel (COP) features the optional integrated hands-free glass home elevatortelephone, and the cab gate is powered to open and close automatically.

The hoistway walls also feature large panels of laminated safety glass to allow passengers to enjoy the view outside as they are traveling between floors.

Woman’s Accessibility Needs Prompt July POM for GUSA New England

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Congratulations to Mike Doyle and the rest of the folks at Garaventa USA in New England. Their care and dedication has allowed a Boston woman to regain some of her freedom and independence. This installation occurred in spite of several obstacles, including a very tight time line. That is why this project has been named the Garaventa Lift Project of the Month for July, 2016.

Because the lower landing of the lift is a public sidewalk, and because we needed to attach the lift to the brickwork, three variances were required from the State of Massachusetts. Often, this kind of red tape can delay a project for weeks, months or indefinitely. However, Susan Kron, the lift user and a woman who has been diagnosed with terminal ALS, had Mike Doyle of Garaventa Lift in her corner.195 botolph

Mr. Doyle is a long-time professional sales representative with Garaventa USA in New England. He worked diligently with the State to present the case for the variances. He worked with the factory in Surrey to accelerate the manufacturing process.

In his words, the lift, “allows Mrs Kron in her remaining days to get out of the house, to the doctor or simply to smell the flowers. As everyone on this end knows I became e a little bit attached to the project and specifically the cause as it and she became near and dear to my heart…I like to think this is what we are all about, helping those in need.”

195 St. Botolph (2) cropFor her part, Susan appreciates the effort. In a message to Mike after the lift installation was completed, she wrote, “Dear Mike, I wanted to let you know that the lift is fantastic. Thank you so much for all you did to usher us through the maze of regulations and rules. Being able to get out and about again means the world to me, and we couldn’t have done it without you.”

 

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The New American Home 2017 Update

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Thank you to Phil Kean of the Phil Kean Design Group for this update on the progress of The New American Home 2017. Once again, we are thrilled to be able to showcase a Garaventa Home Elevator in this prestigious show home for the International Builders Show.

Link – Phil Kean Gives an Update on TNAH 2017