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All About Elevators

This is a compilation of Kings III's blog posts relating to elevators and elevator phones.


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Your Quick and Easy Elevator Code Checklist

Your Quick and Easy Elevator Code Checklist

Elevator code compliance doesn't have to be as daunting as it seems. Make sure your bases are covered with help from this elevator code checklist- including ASME, ADA, IBC and NEC.

Allie Lewis

Posted on April 18 2018

By Allie Lewis, Sr Digital Marketing Specialist Kings III

Do You Know How Much Your Elevator Phone Costs You?

Do You Know How Much Your Elevator Phone Costs You ?

Your elevator phone and elevator phone monitoring may be a larger budget line item than you think. Take a look at how the costs can add up over time.

Allie Lewis

Posted on April 12 2018

By Allie Lewis, Sr Digital Marketing Specialist Kings III

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Elevator Video Communication for 2018 IBC Code Update (Part 2)

What Technical Upgrades Are Required for Your Elevator to Establish Code Compliance with Elevator Video Communication Changes to the 2018 International Building Code?

Katie Thomas

Posted on March 29 2018

By Katie Thomas, VP of Marketing Kings III

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Elevator Video Communication for 2018 IBC Code Update (Part 1)

What does the new 2018 International Building Code 3001.2 update mean for building owners and property managers?

Katie Thomas

Posted on March 14 2018

By Katie Thomas, VP of Marketing Kings III

Elevator Modernization Types to Consider

Elevator Modernization Types to Consider

As a property manager, you know that elevator modernizations can be necessary. This blog will help you determine if you're in need of a modernization & presents common ones to choose from, including solar-powered elevators, an energy efficient option.

Dakota Thornton

Posted on February 8 2018

By Dakota Thornton, Business Development Coordinator Manager Kings III

Hold On! Step Into The Fastest Elevators in the World

Hold On! Step Into The Fastest Elevators in the World

As buildings become smarter, elevators are becoming faster. Discover how and where the world's fastest elevators are moving.

Dawn Pelikan

Posted on November 10 2017

By Dawn Pelikan, Business Development Coordinator Kings III

Destination Dispatch Systems: Thumbs Up or Down?

Destination Dispatch Systems : Thumbs Up or Down?

The jury is still out on the marketability and success of elevator destination dispatch systems. Here, we size up the pros and cons to help you make an informed decision for your property.

Dakota Thornton

Posted on July 28 2017

By Dakota Thornton, Business Development Coordinator Manager Kings III

Elevator Facts You Didn't Know You Needed

Elevator Facts You Didn't Know You Needed

The elevator - this often-underappreciated innovation should always remind us that the sky's the limit. Here are some uplifting facts and figures regarding how the rise of elevators has accelerated the capabilities and potential of civilization.

Dawn Pelikan

Posted on July 21 2017

By Dawn Pelikan, Business Development Coordinator Kings III

Staying Calm in a Stuck Elevator and How Kings III Can Help

Staying Calm in a Stuck Elevator and How Kings III Can Help

This blog post features a video of an actual call to Kings III's emergency center in which a passenger stuck in an elevator freaked out and provides tips on what to do to keep calm should you find yourself panicking in a stuck elevator.

Allie Lewis

Posted on April 6 2017

By Allie Lewis, Sr Digital Marketing Specialist Kings III

Ways of Reducing Elevator Emergencies and Entrapments

Ways of Reducing Elevator Emergencies and Entrapments

Elevator entrapments and emergencies: although unpleasant, unfortunately they are often an inevitable part of life when you manage a building. While not always completely avoidable, there are some actions you can take to prevent them. Learn more here.

Allie Lewis

Posted on April 5 2016

By Allie Lewis, Sr Digital Marketing Specialist Kings III

When Should You Look into Elevator Modernization?

People believe that generally an elevator modernization should occur every twenty years or so, but there are many other important indicators as well. This blog post points out other tell-tale indicators that your elevator may be due for a modernization.

Allie Lewis

Posted on February 24 2016

By Allie Lewis, Sr Digital Marketing Specialist Kings III

Elevator Phone Line Sharing Done Right

If you are tempted to cut your elevator phone costs by practicing line sharing, know that there is a right and wrong way to do so. This blog highlights how to share elevator phone lines while remaining code compliant.

Allie Lewis

Posted on January 14 2016

By Allie Lewis, Sr Digital Marketing Specialist Kings III

Common Misconceptions About Elevators

Both property managers and casual elevator riders alike have some incorrect ideas about elevators, how they work and when they malfunction. The good news is, most of these truths about elevators will surprise you for the better.

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How to Handle Getting Stuck in an Elevator

Kings III, emergency communications experts, offers up advice on what to do if you get stuck in an elevator to get yourself out with as little danger and panic as possible.

Allie Lewis

Posted on December 18 2015

By Allie Lewis, Sr Digital Marketing Specialist Kings III

Trapped in the elevator

Trapped in an Airport Elevator

How the vast difference in the way emergency calls are handled came to life for me when I experienced being trapped in an elevator for myself.

Katie Thomas

Posted on December 9 2015

By Katie Thomas, VP of Marketing Kings III