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Lift Design for Dementia-friendly Buildings

/ posted in Moving People, Passenger Lifts

A helpful guide on the process of specifying lifts for dementia sufferers and all the considerations that need to be taken into account when carrying out this process…

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Lift Standards: A Glossary

If you either own or are thinking of installing a lift then there is a whole host of lift standards, regulations, codes of practice and guidance to advise on best practice. Knowing where to start and which regulations are relevant can be confusing, so we have listed some of the main ones. 

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3 key considerations when choosing a lift

/ posted in Moving People, Passenger Lifts

So you've identified the need for a product to aid the movement of people within your building. At this point, it's fair for us to assume that it will answer a need for equal access. Whatever lift product you require it will be dictated by the following considerations. 

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Part M & Part B Building Regs & Lifts

The Building Regulations, Approved Document M (Part M) and Part B gives direction on lifts in all types of buildings, stating that reasonable provision must be made for people to gain access to and use the building's facilities. Whilst Part B gives guidance on fire-rating lifts or the area surrounding them as well as further detail on firefighting and evacuation passenger lifts. We've given a helpful outline to the building regulations guidance surrounding lifts below.

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10 questions to help you choose the right type of lift

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So you've decided that your commercial project is in need of a people moving lift, or an additional lift. But which type do you need? To help you choose we've come up with some questions to consider.

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BREEAM credits & requirements for lifts, escalators & moving walkways

BREEAM or 'Building Research Establishment's Environmental Assessment Method' is the best way to ensure sustainable value and efficiency in your projects. Stannah passenger lifts, escalators and moving walkways can generate BREEAM credits which can help the building achieve the best rating possible. 

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