Tag: lift company

statue of liberty

In the absence of a lift…

Ascending has never been such fun!

Recently, a friend of Sheridan Lifts, Helen Jones has ventured across the pond to New York, and as part of her trip she booked to go to do one of the best tourist attractions in the city, a trip to the summit of the Statue of Liberty. Taking the ferry across from Manhattan, the city …

top 5 film lift scenes

5 of the best elevator scenes from movies

Can you think of any others?

We’ve been having a bit of a think about the movies here at Sheridan Lifts, and about how many top films feature memorable scenes with our favourite mode of transport on the silver screen. We thought we’d round some of them up for you below to jog your memories. A trip down memory lane you …

A new lift for Wakefield Intermediate Care Unit

Sheridan Lifts showcases its work in the healthcare industry

Wakefield Intermediate Care Unit is a facility in West Yorkshire which operates on a patient referral admission process following advice from external hospital and nursing staff. The unit provides 7-day short term in-patient nursing and therapy for members of the public requiring extra support, care and rehabilitation before they return to their place of residence. …

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 …