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Conference Venues Warned They Aren’t Catering for Disabled Delegates

Following a report from the government that Britain’s high streets are not catering for those with disabilities, conference venues around the UK have come under fire for their inability to cater...

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Could diamond nanothreads see the dream of a space elevator become reality?

Elevators are an everyday part of life. They simply lift people and goods up to the higher storeys of buildings. Super-fast elevators are being designed for the latest skyscrapers and could be up to h...

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Energy efficient lifts could be the key to greatly reducing building operating costs

Over the past few decades elevator technology, like vehicle technology, has undergone a revolutionary transformation. Modern elevators consume less energy, are able to respond to customers far more qu...

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What’s the longest commute by elevator?

These days space is all too often at a premium, even for the wealthy, especially in big cities where there is simply very little room available. High-income business professionals who want a base in o...

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Government audit deems disabled access on the high street ‘shocking’

A recent government audit of accessibility on the high street found standards to be absolutely appalling. The audit took into account over 30,000 shops and restaurants across the UK, the BBC reports. ...

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Elevator Etiquette

There are very few places anywhere in the world where you instinctively know how you’re supposed to behave. A lift is one of these rare places and they seem to have created a few rules that are ...

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Elevators Going Green

Traditional elevators can use a substantial amount of energy, even when they’re not in use. This could be as much as 8% of the whole energy consumption of the building. Therefore any ways in whi...

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Spain Has Highest Concentration of Elevators

Think of Spain and most people probably conjure up images of beaches and sunshine, but one of its other claims to fame is having the highest number of elevators per thousand people in the world, accor...

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