Building Strategies & Sustainability

Increasing elevator efficiency

Chris Smith of Schindler Elevator Corporation explains how new technologies can improve elevator efficiency and cut down on energy usage.
Ray Eleid

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Scheduling elevator maintenance inspections

How often should elevator maintenance inspections be undertaken? Ray Eleid of Solucore Inc. offers his expert opinion.
FirstService Residential

Canadian Property Management

Ontario elevator strike refuses to lift

Talks between Ontario’s elevator technician union and management cannot seem to get off the ground floor.

Canadian Property Management

Faulty elevator breaks bring lawsuit

A new round of legal proceedings is underway in Ontario, where building owners are seeking compensation for costs related to an elevator mechanism that the province’s Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) ordered ...