Vertical Transportation: Destination Controls for Elevators

Vertical TransportationAIA BOMI

On a typical day, occupants spend little time in the elevator, yet quick, safe transport between floors is a huge factor in their satisfaction with a building. This webinar will address how destination dispatch systems operate and their benefits for occupants and building owners.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the operation and benefits of destination dispatch systems.
  • Recognize how to evaluate the potential of dispatch for a given building.
  • Understand how dispatch systems can integrate security functions.
  • Understand configuration options for the systems.


From Our Partner

Jeff Blain

Product Manager

Jeffbegan his career with then Westinghouse Elevator in 1983 as a Product Development Engineer. From 1983 to 1991, Jeff worked in various development engineering capacities for Westinghouse and Schindler Elevator Corporation. In 1991, he was promoted to Program Manager for the North American Mid-Rise Program, which created the Miconic A family of products. From 1992 to 1998 Jeff held various engineering management positions in the R&D organization. In 1999, Jeff was appointed Schindlers Director of R&D, North America. In 2001 Jeff was appointed the Engineering Manager for the Modernization Product Line. In 2003 Jeff transferred to the New York Region office as a Senior Project Manager where he was responsible for such modernization projects as the New York Marriott Marquis, the "Top of the Rock" Observation Deck, and the Newscorp Building (1211 Avenue of the Americas). Jeff is currently a Product Manager for Schindler responsible for the Schindler’s Destination based products in North America. Jeff also represents Schindler on several safety code committees including A17.1, A17.5 and the National Electrical Code, and the New York City Model Elevator Code Committee. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester as well as a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.