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The Value of QEI Certification

By Elevator World | October 1, 2012

Defining the term certification, and a look at the necessity for certification of elevator inspectors With the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)’s recent announcement stating it will cease accrediting certifying agencies as of December 31, 2013 (ELEVATOR WORLD, May 2012), many began to doubt the necessity for (and value of) certification of elevator inspectors.…

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A17.7/B44.7 Builds Bridges between North America and Europe

By Elevator World | October 1, 2012

Choosing an additional certification procedure based on ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7 can allow companies to deviate from the stipulations under ASME A17.1/CSA B44. Lift manufacturers increasingly choose an additional certification procedure based on ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7. Using this North American standard for the design and construction of lifts allows both North American and European companies to…

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NAEC’s CET and CAT Certification Programs

By Elevator World | October 1, 2012

A look at the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) Certified Elevator Technician (CET®) program and Certified Accessibility and Private Residence Lift Techni-cian (CAT®) certification programs The elevator industry is faced with extreme challenges that require field elevator technicians to be experienced and knowledgeable in installing, putting into operation and maintaining sophisticated systems taking full…

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Global Elevator Certification

By Elevator World | October 1, 2012

A global overview of various elevator regulations Elevator inspections and certifications are performed in different ways around the world. With the globalization of the elevator market, challenges arise when local manufacturers want to export to another part the world. At the same time, local authorities have to deal with foreign-certified products. Liftinstituut is both a…

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AECO Certification as Applied to a Wind-Turbine Tower Elevator

By John W. Koshak | October 1, 2012

A real-world example of the process, methodology and ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7: Performance-Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators’ ability to ensure superior safety Much has been written about ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7: Performance-Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, but little written about its practical use with real-world examples of the process, methodology and its ability…

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KONE Discusses LEED Certification and Its Role

By Elevator World | October 1, 2012

How elevators and escalators can serve as a solution to assist with LEED certification In recent years, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® certification has become the recognized standard to which many strive to demonstrate sustainability in buildings. The elevator and escalator industry has responded to the demand for LEED-certified projects by providing its…

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The Studies in Europe and the Energy Efficiency Guideline VDI 4707

By Elevator World | August 1, 2011

VDI has developed a voluntary guideline that defines energy measurement procedures and an energy-efficiency label showing the relevant energy figures in an easy-to-understand manner. This paper was presented at Lucerne 2010, the International Congress on Vertical Transportation Technologies and first published in IAEE book Elevator Technology 18, edited by A. Lustig. It is a reprint…

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How an AECO Acts as a Facilitator

By Dirk Schroeter and Carsten Schumann | August 1, 2011

Some of the most frequently asked questions concerning ASME certification are addressed. by Dirk Schroeter and Carsten Schumann As an accredited elevator certification organization (AECO) formally recognized by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Standards Council of Canada (SCC), TÜV SÜD America Inc. answers frequently asked questions about the ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7 Performance-Based Safety…

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