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FOR BUILDERS

FOR BUILDERS

Do you want to increase the value of the custom home or townhouse units you’re building? Do you need to provide cost-effective, barrier-free access to a plaza, place of worship or hall? Has an elevator been specified for the low-rise condo or office building you’re constructing? If you’re looking for a trusted partner to supply and install elevators on your residential or commercial construction project, we’d love to give your project the lift it needs.

PUT US ON YOUR PROJECT TEAM

Home builders, general contractors and commercial property developers have relied on Federal Elevator for more than 30 years to make their projects more successful, from planning and approvals through turnover to the final property owner. We do everything we can to ensure your project not only stays on time and on budget, but enhances your reputation.

We provide:

  • Well-priced high-quality units to maximize your project bottom line
  • Easily customized designs for projects with variances or architectural challenges
  • A comprehensive product range, from basic to full accessibility
  • Exacting manufacturing and testing standards and clear project communication to avoid project delays
  • Installation by our own crews to ensure quality, accountability and timeliness
  • Expert help with all stages of the project, from planning to inspection and beyond, if needed
  • Excellent relationships and reputation with elevator inspectors
  • Superior maintenance and service over the life of the elevator to ensure long-term customer satisfaction

About Federal Elevator

CHECK US OUT FOR YOURSELF

Visit our showroom in Mississauga to ride our LULA and residential elevators, meet the Federal team and see our manufacturing facility.

THE BENEFITS OF INCLUDING AN ELEVATOR IN A RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

Gone are the days when only the rich and famous had an elevator in their home. Today, an elevator is a sought-after addition to many custom homes and luxury townhouses, and developers are recognizing that including an elevator in their plans is a smart way to increase profits.

An elevator allows you to maximize your units per acre by building up, rather than out, while increasing the appeal of your project to multi-generational families, those who want to age in place and buyers who are attracted by the convenience and status of having an elevator. For buyers of townhouses, in particular, an elevator offers the freedom of having a front door and backyard without the hassle of stairs. Some townhouse developers include an elevator as an option, allowing the market to determine whether it’s a desirable feature.

Residential hydraulic elevator: Panorama, Renaissance
Residential machine room-less elevator: Legacy Volt

DID YOU KNOW?

Adding an elevator to a home or townhouse can increase resale value by as much as 10%.

ELEVATOR OPTIONS FOR LOW-RISE AND MID-RISE COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

The best elevator for your commercial project depends on your budget, your reason for including an elevator and your specific application.

A vertical platform wheelchair lift is the most economical way to achieve compliance with accessibility legislation in Ontario. This lift has the look and feel of a traditional elevator, but it requires both a key and constant pressure to operate. It’s an ideal solution for infrequent use by wheelchair users and their attendants.

Vertical platform wheelchair lift: Carelift

A limited use-limited application (LULA) elevator is the most cost-effective commercial elevator. Like the vertical platform lift, its primary purpose is to provide accessibility, so it has a lower capacity, slower speed and is designed for fewer starts per hour than a traditional passenger elevator.

LULA elevator: Serenus LULA

A traditional low-rise passenger elevator is designed to carry everyone, regardless of ability. Because it travels faster, has a greater capacity and is designed for frequent use, it is more expensive than a LULA or platform lift. Some passenger elevators—also known as service elevators—are designed with a taller cab to accommodate larger equipment or furniture as well as people.

Low-rise passenger elevator: Aspire

When your commercial project requires you to separate normal passenger traffic from freight, you’ll want to consider adding a freight elevator or material lift to your plans. A freight elevator is designed to carry heavy loads and any material handlers quickly and safely. In Canada, a material lift is a manual lift with limitations in speed and distance, making it significantly less expensive.

Freight elevators and material lifts

PLANNING RESOURCES

Residential elevator planning guides:
PANORAMA
RENAISSANCE
LEGACY VOLT

Commercial elevator planning guides:
SERENUS LULA
CARELIFT