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Utilizing Rainwater and Gravity: A Guide to Rain Gardens

November 17, 2022 | Categories: Elevators In The News

  Utilizing Rainwater and Gravity: A Guide to Rain Gardens Rainwater is an abundant source of hydration for plants and animals, and it requires little effort to use. Condensation and gravity do most of the work, so all we need to do is direct the …

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Elevators vs Stairs Infographic

August 4, 2016 | Categories: Infographics

How Long Does it Take to Reach the Top of These Famous Structures Taking the stairs is healthier, they say, but what about when you’ve got to go up 50 floors? In that case, you’ll be grateful for your elevator! Let’s compare how long it would take to c …

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The 9 Layers of Elevator Heck Infographic

June 8, 2016 | Categories: Infographics

Elevators are wonderful – it’s the people that ride on them that can be a pain! When you’re in an elevator with one of these 9 types of people, every floor feels like an eternity. Drunk people, people who stand too close, people who bring too much onto …

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SkyDeck Airplane Seats Can Be Accessed by Elevator

December 23, 2015 | Categories: Elevators In The News

People who like to look out the window when flying on an airplane may soon be able to have an even better view than the pilot. Windspeed, an American aerospace technology company, has developed SkyDeck. Passengers can sit inside a transparent bubble-li …

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Recent Innovations in Elevator Technology

December 15, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevators In The News

When people think about transportation infrastructure, they tend to think of roads, bridges, and railways. Vertical transportation is becoming increasingly important as cities expand. There have been several technological innovations in recent years. T …

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Kone Opens 235-Meter Elevator Test Tower in China

December 10, 2015 | Categories: Elevators In The News

Elevator maker Kone recently opened one of the tallest elevator test towers in the world. The 36-story tower is located at the Kone Park manufacturing site, engineering facility, and research and development center in the Kunshan New and Hi-Tech Indust …

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