August 10, 2017

Modular Safety

Safety: A Primary Concern of Modular If you work in construction at all, you’re probably familiar with the the term “workplace falls”. Two past headlines concerning […]
July 18, 2017

Elevator U Maintenance Teamwork

Elevator U: The Myth of Maintenance Teamwork Long-term planning for elevator maintenance takes cooperation from several parties and often is equated to teamwork. However, the idea […]
June 15, 2017

Elevator Speed

Speed Does Not Mean Fast Recently, it was announced that the CTF Finance Center in Guangzhou, China broke records as the fastest elevator in the world […]
June 12, 2017

Elevator Company Comments Out of Order

Elevator Company Comments Out of Order A recent news story focused on a major elevator company and poor service regarding a building with senior tenants. The […]
June 12, 2017

Machine Room Temps

Machine Room Temps Battle In our office, there are a handful of dictators vying for power, and yes, they know who they are. They run roughshod […]
June 12, 2017

Benefits MRL

Benefits of the MRL In 1996, Kone introduced the world to its first Machine Room-Less traction elevator (MRL), and worldwide, this design has become common for […]
June 12, 2017

It’s a Machine Room, Not a Broom Closet

It’s a Machine Room, Not a Broom Closet There is an old joke that the long in the tooth elevator folks repeat to the new guys. […]
May 16, 2017

Snake Bit

Snake Bit – Fear and the Elevator Business by Russ Ward “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is […]
May 16, 2017

Elevator 101

How to Buy an Elevator 101 Volumes have been written about elevators. A simple search can tell you all you would ever need to know about […]
April 4, 2017

Hotel Elevator Solution

Hotels + Modular = The Perfect Solution Hotel Elevator Solution…Hotels built prior to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have a decided disadvantage when meeting the needs […]
February 27, 2017

Savings Modular Elevators

  Real Life Example of Savings Modular Elevators Provide What is the difference in the two elevators pictured above? $100,000 and 30 weeks. This means savings […]
February 2, 2017

Friendly Elevator Technician

Friendly Elevator Technician – Costing You Time and Money Everyone wants to see the friendly elevator technician. He’s a nice guy with the big smile and […]
December 13, 2017

Trapped During Elevator Repairs

Avoid Feeling Trapped During Elevator Repairs Trapped during elevator repairs – What would you do if you learned that the elevator in your apartment building was […]
December 11, 2017

Elevator Purchase

Congrats On Your Elevator Purchase – Next Steps Congratulations on your elevator purchase! Phoenix Modular Elevator is building your brand new elevator. However, there are a few […]
November 16, 2017

Purchase Order

Purchase Order Vs. Sub-Contract One of the differences between stick built elevators and modular elevators has little to do with the actual structure, quality, or the […]
November 16, 2017

Modular Early Planning Makes for Easier Planning

Modular Early Planning Makes for Easier Planning [ezcol_1quarter][/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_3quarter_end]Modular Early Planning is Best – There is no doubt that modular elevators are the future for almost […]
October 18, 2017

Passenger Elevator

A Freight Vs. Passenger Elevator The differences between a freight and passenger elevator are as simple as the definitions of each that you can find in […]
October 12, 2017

Elevator Jacks

All About Elevator Jacks When it comes to many elevator applications, especially for buildings between 2 and 5 stories, you will find a hydraulic elevator jacks […]
October 12, 2017

Elevator Delays

Cold Hands Means Elevator Delays No one wants to work in cold conditions. Turning a wrench in sub-zero temperatures isn’t really a problem on it’s own, […]
September 20, 2017

Elevator Contract Exclusions

Elevator Contract Exclusions – Shop Them All For some, shopping is about more than finding bargains, it is an obsession. They can’t quit comparing apples to […]
September 14, 2017

Timeline Modular Elevator

Timeline: Actual Modular Elevator Project Since publishing this article the payment terms have changed. The rest of the article remains correct. Payment terms: → 10% deposit […]
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