Tag: lift company

Could A Lift Be The Answer To Fire Evacuation?

In the event of a fire, it is common knowledge that you should use the stairs and shouldn’t use any type of lift system to evacuate the building. Some lift companies have been looking at the possibility of occupant-evacuation lifts that could be used in the event of an emergency. These systems could increase the …

Lift Company Responsibilities and Regulations

The manufacture and installation of lift systems is highly regulated in the UK to ensure safety measures are met and ongoing services are adhered to. Any company that installs, manufactures or imports lifts must comply with the Lifts Regulations 1997, as amended by the UK Supply of Machinery Regulations 2008. These regulations are in place …

Part 2: Lifts to Aid Mobility Issues

In Part 1 we talked about the range of lift systems that were available for use in aiding mobility issues, rather than for any type of industrial purpose. Helping people move around their homes as well as public spaces is an increasingly important factor. It helps people reclaim their independence and reduces the need for …

What Does a Lift Engineer Do?

Lift engineers, or lift technicians, install, refurbish, service and repair electrical traction and hydraulic lift equipment. Lift companies employ their own in-house lift engineers that install all their lifts and respond to maintenance and break-down calls. They can also be employed by specialist lift maintenance companies who specify in lift maintenance as well as local …

Energy Efficient Elevator Design

Nowadays, building design is more focused than ever on energy efficiency in the form of insulation, solar panelled roofing and network lighting. High-rise building projects tend to overlook the efficiency of its elevators, mainly due to the fact they only account for about 5-11% of the building total energy usage. The world’s top elevator manufacturers …

On yer bike

Being a lift company, we’re always on the lookout for interesting lift designs and stories. So, of course, we were intrigued by a story we saw recently about a bicyclist lift in Norway. Now, we all know that riding a bike is an enjoyable way to get around, and is a really economical mode of …

A Lift Company That Does It All

No job too big or too small – we’re a lift company  that does it all! Here at Sheridan Lifts, we’re proud to be able to say that we are a lift company that genuinely does it all. Not only do we offer quality lift installations, we also offer lift modernisation and refurbishment, lift maintenance …

The Future is Here: Lift Tech

The future of vertical transportation is here – and its horizontal!   The Power Of Magnets In our blog The Power of Magnets, we explain how lift technology is being revolutionised by magnetic methods that allow lifts to move from side to side. That seemed like but a dream back then. But next week, the …

There’s a change a’coming

We’re sure everyone feels awkward when you have to wait for a lift to come. You push the button and wait for the ride to arrive but in the meantime, a crowd of people have gathered to wait with you. Do you make small talk? Do you just stand there in silence? It may not …