Understanding the Design Process
If you’ve worked with an architect (or you’re planning to) the technical terms they use are often confusing. It can be hard to understand the “lingo” associated with their work—but you can (and should) develop a basic understanding in order to optimize communication between you and your design professional. So here’s very basic overview of the phases of the design process.
How do building code requirements affect elevator design and selection?
Here are some key considerations related to fire resistance requirements (for shafts, machine spaces, and elevator lobbies), hoistway ventilation requirements, accessibility requirements, foreign equipment restrictions, HVAC requirements, plumbing requirements, fire suppression requirements, emergency firefighter operations, fire alarm requirements, and electrical requirements.
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