Case Study

August 19, 2019
Elevator Kid

Elevator Kid

Here’s Looking at Elevators Kid When telling others about elevators for a particular project, the general assumption is that the elevator choice is made extremely early […]
August 19, 2019
USS Gerald_R. Ford cvn-78 underway on 8 April 2017

Elevator Installation Difficult

Elevator Installation Difficult on Uncle Sam If you think elevators are needed in a two story building, then you will definitely see the need for them […]
August 19, 2019
elevator door and COP

Hold the Elevator Door

Hold the Elevator Door Please! We have all been there. The hallway is crowded and everybody has got somewhere to be. The elevator chimes and the […]
July 18, 2019
seismic zone map

Earthquake Elevator

Earthquake Elevator Safety – What to do when there’s a whole lot of shakin’ going on. Recently with all the Seismic activity in California we thought […]
July 18, 2019
crane installing modular elevator

No Elevator Installation

No Elevator Installation Needed The easiest way to avoid elevator installation in a multi-story building is to not have an elevator. That was the old way […]
June 14, 2019
Elevator interior

Elevator State

Because installing traditional elevators take so long and there are a limited amount of elevator contractors, with only so many hours in a day, elevators in many jurisdictions are falling out of compliance regarding inspections. That is the impression that some are trying to infer as officials in a recent story say that inspections of elevators have often taken place and they are waiting on the required repairs before they give their stamp of approval or re-inspection.
May 8, 2019
elevator pump

Hydraulic Oil

Hydraulic Oil – Passing the Test Usually when you hear about an elevator passing the test, you’re thinking about passing the annual inspection. Once you pass […]
March 11, 2019
Modular Elevator Towers

Manufactured One Piece

Manufactured in One Piece - One of the most common questions we get at Phoenix Modular Elevator is, “How high can you go?” The assumption is that modular elevators have limits; maybe two or three stops at the most.
February 7, 2019
Welder

Labor Crunch Modular Solution

Modular Solution to Labor Crunch The labor market is getting tighter and tighter, especially with a 3.9% unemployment rate, and actual jobs are now more plentiful […]
February 7, 2019
Prefab modular glass elevator

Limits to MRL Hydros

Limits to MRL Hydros MRL hydraulic elevators are all the rage right now and for good reason. As the name implies, there is no additional machine […]
February 5, 2019
brownstone apartment

Elevator Designed to Trap

Elevators Designed to Trap By now everyone has heard about the woman trapped for three days in a swanky Manhattan townhouse elevator. A deliveryman was not able to […]
February 5, 2019
elevator shaft interior

Elevator Injuries

Elevator Injuries on the Rise Elevator injuries on the rise! The headline is a bit frightening but absolutely true, and something that we have been very […]
March 7, 2019
Modular prefab elevator set with crane

The Challenge – Retrofit In Time for School

An Illinois school installed a new elevator over the summer—in half the time and for half the cost of traditional stick-built.
April 27, 2017
Modular elevator retrofit interior to building

The Challenge – Retrofit

Morthland College wanted to have a quality commercial elevator installed quickly at a reasonable cost in their historic building.
March 22, 2017
Ray Skillman stadium prefab modular elevator

The Challenge – Speedy Install is a Winner

A modular elevator allows for quick elevator installation, with the same quality and reliability as the old-fashioned stick built option.
August 29, 2016
Exterior modular elevator

The Challenge – No Room for the Machine Room

The custom modular machine room was needed because of lack of space. The machine room at the top of the hoistway was the perfect solution.  
November 25, 2015
Pampa High School stadium modular elevator

The Challenge – A Tall, Self-Supporting Elevator

A Texas high school needed a tall, self-supporting elevator for its new stadium. Phoenix Modular Elevator engineered a perfect custom solution.
November 24, 2015
wrought iron elevator shaft

The Challenge – A Decorative Custom Elevator

The custom elevator for the Tournament Players Club needed a design that meshed with the existing clubhouse. A modular elevator helped the architect nail this goal.
August 18, 2015
Basis School in Brooklyn NY

The Challenge – An Elevator in Limited Space

When Basis Independent School was being built in Brooklyn, New York, it was Phoenix Modular Elevator that was the school elevator solution. ADA solution.   
August 18, 2015
prefab glass elevator

The Challenge: A Custom Glass Elevator

See how the owner of an upscale pool and spa showroom used a glass modular elevator as a showpiece for his customers.
August 18, 2015
crane with prefab modular elevator hanging

The Challenge – Retrofit Elevator of Historic Building

Retrofit elevator projects are common for Phoenix Modular Elevator. The owner of a historic building was needing to expand.