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Winning “Hack The Code” Elevator Entry Prompts NYC DoB Bulletin

Winning “Hack The Code” Elevator Entry Prompts NYC DoB Bulletin

By Elevator World | October 26, 2021

In 2020, CEC Elevator Cab Corp. of Bronx, New York, was one of four winners of the NYC Department of Buildings (DoB) inaugural Innovation Challenge, a competition with two categories — “Carbon Neutrality” and “Hack the Building Code” — that garnered 80 submissions. CEC’s Sterilyft elevator air purification system was honored in the latter category,…

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NYC’s Comprehensive New Building Code Includes VT

NYC’s Comprehensive New Building Code Includes VT

By Elevator World | October 13, 2021

Vertical-transportation (VT) equipment including elevators, escalators, moving walks and dumbwaiters is part of Int. No. 2261-A, a bill passed on October 7 that NYC’s Department of Buildings (DoB) describes as containing “sweeping updates to NYC construction and building regulations.” With more than 600 major updates and thousands of smaller changes, the revisions are the first “holistic…

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ATIS Obtains NYC DoB License

ATIS Obtains NYC DoB License

By Elevator World | September 3, 2021

American Testing and Inspection Services (ATIS), a conveyance management company headquartered in St. Louis, has obtained a Department of Building (DoB) license for NYC, allowing ATIS to perform all required safety inspection and test-witnessing services in the city’s five boroughs. Prior to the September 1 announcement, ATIS offered only its compliance management and elevator and…

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1,100-ft Supertall Proposed for West 57th Street in NYC

By Elevator World | June 21, 2021

The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) indicates that planning is underway for a mixed-use, 1,100-ft-tall tower at 41-47 West 57th Street, New York YIMBY reported. The development applicant, BOB 57, LLC, is proposing a 63-story supertall with just under 443,100 ft2 of newly built space, about 237,100 ft2 of which would be devoted to 119 residential units. Another 205,100…

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