Entries by escoklay

Universal Design in 2014

On November 18th, the Home Builders and Association of Connecticut, hosted the 2014 HOBI awards. Elevator Service Company, being winners of previous awards: 2012 Best New Construction Technology, and 2012 Best Optional Upgrade, we were of course, in attendance. Although we did not receive any awards this year, we did receive and unexpected bonus. Elevator […]

2014 HBRA Charitable Foundation Dinner

Back in early September, we ran a post on how Elevator Service Co gives back to our community. We feel it’s unfair to just highlight the good we do, when many of the associations we are connected to, or are apart of, do so much. Friday night, November 7th, 2014, The Home Builders & Remodelers […]

The 35th Annual Fall Home Show

The final convention of the year is upon us. The 35th Annual Fall Home Show, presented by Jenks Productions, runs October 24th to the 26th 2014, located at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT. With a vendor list of over 350 companies, from Appliances to Windows and Doors, and everything in-between, anything you’re looking […]

We Are Now AEMA Members

Summer is on its way out, and with the first breaths of Autumn on the wind, news is coming quickly into the ESCO social stream. With our recent announcement about being an Government SAM certified and verified US Federal Contractor, we have even more badges of credit. August 21’s inbox brought us our acceptance with […]

NAEC’s 65th Annual Convention & 2014 Exposition

Elevator Service Company is down to Texas this week, for the NAEC’s 65th Annual Convention & 2014 Exposition. The NAEC (National Association of Elevator Contractors) is the premier association representing the elevator industry, it’s manufacturers, and installers. The Annual convention and exposition this year, is being held in San Antonio, Texas. This year, the convention […]

How We Give Back

Elevator Service Companies main focus is our customers. But we also want to be community leaders, and give back. One of the ways we did give back and support our local community was through an event this past month. The 6th Annual MOMIX in the Garden: A Private Performance of Season Excerpts, took place at […]

Home Elevator Safety Campaign

To any home owner, the idea of an residential elevator may be a dream come true. For people with mobility issues, it goes beyond just a novel idea, to it being a necessity. But there are many safety measures and concerns when installing, operating and maintaining a home elevator. Our friends over at Garaventa Lift […]

ESCO and Government Contracting

Recently Elevator Service Company has become a certified and verified US Federal Contractor. This is represented by the Vendor Verified seal in the lower portion of our website. What follows is a brief history of what has lead us to this point. In 2012 the CCR or Central Contractor Registration, which was the primary supplier […]

Let the News Come to You

Normally, when looking for news on a particular subject we would just go to our favorite search engine and type what we might be looking for. The problem with searching say, elevator news, is it can get muddled with news articles involving anything with an elevator. This is where some of the old ways still […]

Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators: Elevators of the Future

Primitive elevator designs have existed since 287 BC. Since then, of course, elevators have come a long way. The first shaft-based elevator debuted in New York City in 1857, and the first electric elevator showed up in Germany in 1880. Every few years, the elevator industry sees the efficiency and safety of its products improve […]