Bridge the gap between a commercial passenger elevator and a vertical platform lift with Serenus LULA, a limited-use limited-application hydraulic elevator that has the look and feel of a traditional commercial elevator. With its quiet, smooth, reliable, fully automated ride, Serenus has become the accessibility solution of choice for halls, plazas, schools, places of worship, small multi-unit residential developments and other low-rise commercial buildings.

Suitable for both new construction and existing buildings, Serenus requires only a small hoistway and shallow pit, making it ideal for projects where space is at a premium. Choose from a wide range of standard and optional features and finishes to create an affordable project showpiece. With Federal Elevator’s decades of experience and manufacturing excellence, your LULA will be providing inclusive access to your building for decades to come.

  • Standard travel distance of 25 feet, which can be increased where allowed by code
  • Maximum load of 1400 lbs.
  • Maximum speed of 30 feet per minute
  • Easily customized within standard delivery times
  • Meets ASME A17.1/CSA B44 safety code for elevators
  • Contact us for pricing.



Smooth, quiet ride. Our exclusive and space-saving super hush hydraulic drive offers a smooth ride at a speed of 30 feet per minute and rated capacity of 1400 lbs.

Cab interior. Raised fire-rated plastic laminate wall panels; brushed stainless steel control panel, trim, ADA telephone box and handrail; direction indicators; white plastic laminate ceiling, automatic LED lighting; and arrival gongs.

Doors. Standard doors are automatic 2-speed with a prime coat. Width is 36″ and height is either 80” or 84”.

Lead time. TBD

Warranty. 1 year service, 36 months parts (may differ if purchased through a dealer).

Dimensions. Increase the ceiling height of the cab to 96” and request a custom cab size up to 18 sq.ft. Add a low overhead restrictor when space is at a premium.

Motor. Upgrade to 5 HP.

Travel distance. Increase beyond 25’ where allowed by code or variance.

Cab interior. Upgrade cab walls to stainless steel, glass or milled plastic laminate. Opt for a stainless steel or LED underlit ceiling. Add an in-cab fan and additional handrail.

Doors. Increase convenient access to different areas of the building with doors that open on the front and rear or the front and one side of the elevator cab. Upgrade to stainless steel doors for the cab and landing, 3-speed doors, and low-profile door operators.

Operating panel and hall stations. Upgrade to digital position indicators, braille plates and a variety of car operating stations.

Metal finishes. Opt for mirror stainless steel, mirror bronze or brushed bronze for the car operating panel, handrail, pot lights, telephone box and all hall stations.

Security features: Card reader or fob access, and keyed hoistway access.Custom programming: Add independent service, automatic home landing features, Sabbath operation or other custom automation.

Magnetic sensor leveling device

All materials are fire-rated

Emergency battery power for lowering of elevator and door opening

Overspeed valve (optional upgrade to overspeed governor)

Instantaneous safety device

Emergency battery-powered lighting

Solid bumpers

Final limit switches

ADA telephone box in cab

Emergency stop button in cab

Emergency alarm button in cab

Car top inspection station

Platform sizes
Width x Depth
36″ x 60″, 48” x 54”,
42″ x 60″, 51” x 51”

86”, 90” or 96” cab height

600 VAC, 3-phase, 60 Hertz, 15A or
220 VAC, 1-phase, 60 Hertz, 50A or
208 VAC, 3-phase, 60 Hertz, 30A

Pump type
4HP (3kW) or 5HP (4kW) dry motor with “super hush” pump unit.

Variable speed

1400 lbs.

Holeless roped (1:2) hydraulic

30 feet per minute

UL/CSA listed single automatic push button

Uninterrupted battery backup

Maximum number of stops
6 inline, to a maximum travel of 25’. (Additional travel distance is possible where allowed by code.)

Pit depth
14” minimum

Overhead clearance
11’2″ based 84″ tall cab (does not require special equipment – can be lower but requires additional equipment)


If your building doesn’t require the capacity, speed and starts per hour of a traditional passenger elevator you can still provide the traditional elevator experience for those who have limited mobility. Serenus LULA is a fully automated elevator that can be customized to be a beautiful addition to your low-rise commercial project, for half the price of a traditional passenger elevator.

With Serenus LULA you can provide high quality, reliable, fully automatic access to all areas of your building while reserving budget for other priority project areas.


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