Douglas A. W. Guderian is President and CEO of: ELEVATOR ONE INC. 26 Morrow Road, Barrie, Ontario, L4N 3V8 Tel: 705.728.2361 Fax: 705.728.2733 Doug Guderian got started in the elevator industry in 1981. Doug has worked in the field in maintenance, new construction, modernization and service. Doug studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo […]
Why Does My Elevator Shut Down After a Power Failure?
There are a number of factors which can prevent an elevator from restarting after the power is restored post power failure. Most of these factors can also be a factor in preventing an elevator for coming back on-line when an emergency power generator kicks in. We will explore some of the causes of these power […]
How to choose an Elevator Maintenance Company
These are some of my personal observations and suggestions from many years of involvement in the elevator industry and in running elevator maintenance companies. Consider using the manufacturer or installer of your elevator equipment as a maintenance provider The manufacturer or installer of your equipment will have the best access to parts and technical support […]
Do I Need a Car Top Guardrail on my Elevator?
Many building owners are hearing rumors, or receiving proposals from their elevator contractors to install car top guardrails on their elevators. The intent of this article is to help everyone to understand the details surrounding this guardrail requirement and if it actually applies to your elevator. The short answer: There is new safety legislation that […]