Let’s take a look at what happens to your elevator during a power outage. All elevators rely on an electric power supply to operate properly. A traction elevator requires electricity to operate the hoisting machine, and a hydraulic elevator uses electricity to power the pump unit. Initially, the elevator will immediately shut down. This may […]
Voting is now open in The Ellies 2019 Elevator Industry Awards program! Vote until August 31, 2019! Landmark Elevator, Inc. is a nominee for The Ellies presented by Elevator World, Inc. in the Best Supplier-Accessibility and Best Contractor – Family Owned categories! For 18 years, we have supplied accessibility equipment for the mid-Atlantic region. Accordingly, we […]
We recently had the opportunity to work with a client who needed a modernization of their elevator controller. Working on a tight budget, the customer wanted to retain as much of the Original Manufacturer Equipment (OEM) as possible. However, in replacing the controller we recommended a non-proprietary option. Getting Older If you own or manage […]
Elevator maintenance contract agreements come in many forms. Traditionally, elevator companies offer standard full maintenance agreements or the equally unclear “oil and grease” contract. These often have complicated legal jargon that can be difficult to decipher. Furthermore, these contracts tend to protect the elevator company’s bottom line. The customer’s satisfaction is a lower priority […]
The home elevator industry is changing. At one time, a home elevator was a sign of wealth. More recently, these functional, yet sophisticated architectural features are becoming more common. Landmark Elevator, Inc. will be partnering with Cambridge Elevating, Inc. to offer the custom solutions and reliable quality that this growing market demands. Cambridge Elevating, Inc. […]
True preventive maintenance for elevator equipment leads to fewer callbacks and lower maintenance costs over time. Elevator equipment combines several complex, interconnected systems involving many moving parts and mechanisms. These powerful, yet delicate; durable, yet precise machines require special care in order to sustain performance and optimize the lifespan of the equipment. Preventive maintenance protects […]
We couldn’t be happier with our new vehicle wrap design! GS Images of Hagerstown, MD has turned out another excellent finished product for Landmark Elevator. Look for our service techs as they are traversing the quad-state area.
Guest post from Elevator Schmelevator on the effect of proprietary equipment on the elevator industry. An increasing trend toward the use of proprietary equipment is leading to increased costs to building owners over the life of the elevator. This post originally appeared on Elevator Schmelevator. The National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) is […]
We are pleased to announce that Shannon Arney has joined the Landmark team as our new Project Manager. Shannon comes to us from the west coast where she worked for Smartrise Engineering, Inc., the leading privately owned elevator controller manufacturer in the United States. Shannon is a 2013 graduate of California State University, Sacramento. In […]
We at Landmark Elevator would like to thank each and every one of our valued customers, partners, and trusted employees for being part of our team. We hope that you enjoy a special holiday season, and many joys in the New Year!