Elevator Security Part II: Smarter and Safer Elevators

April 6, 2011
April 2011 Vol. 6, Issue 4

Elevator Security Part II: Smarter and Safer Elevators

Do you have the right emergency policies for your elevators? The right elevator protocol can determine whether elevators should be locked or not in a shelter-in-place emergency, how to handle trapped occupants, and if it's possible to use elevators during a fire. A combination of procedures and smart building technology ensures your elevators won't leave you in a jam.

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Elevator Security Part I: Access Control
Elevators take people to and from every floor in a high-rise building, but how do you control who gets on the elevators?
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Getting Elevators Ready for Harsh Weather
You have probably thought about disaster preparation for other building systems, but have you readied your vertical transportation system?
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Depending on your definition of the word, the dawn of the elevator was as early as the 1820s.
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