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Energy Efficient Home Elevators

As any homeowner knows, energy is one of the most consistently expensive elements of keeping a house running smoothly. Energy powers the air conditioner, the heater, the fridge, the garage door, and every other appliance big and small; many homes spend more on energy every year than they spend on groceries or on homeowner’s insurance. If you’re considering the installation of a home elevator, it’s important to think through the additional energy costs such equipment can represent. With … [Read More...]

Going Green with Vacuum Elevators

At PVE, we’re proud to build cutting-edge lift technology designed to be safe, comfortable, and energy efficient. And while we’ve talked previously about how a vacuum elevator can save you money, it’s also important to us that our installation processes and core design philosophies reflect a greater care for the environment as well. Vacuum elevators are truly a green lift solution. Here’s a glance at how our elevators are a bit more eco-friendly than traditional vertical mobility … [Read More...]

Beautiful Home Elevators with Minimal Remodeling

One of the most difficult elements of adding a home elevator to your existing house comes in the form of the construction and remodeling necessary to make room for the lift and ensure it functions correctly. Traditional elevator designs - those depending on pulleys, cables, pistons, and counterweights - need an enormous amount of space and require massive remodeling work. Installing a traditional elevator can take weeks and will dramatically change the interior of your home. At PVE, however, … [Read More...]

What to Look for in a Residential Elevator

If you’ve decided to install a residential elevator in your home and have moved on to the shopping process, odds are you feel a bit overwhelmed with all of the options. There are plenty of residential elevator manufacturers out there vying for your attention, some relying on traditional lift technology and others (like PVE) utilizing cutting-edge pneumatic tube innovations. Parsing all of this information can be difficult for someone new to the world of elevators, but it is in the details that … [Read More...]

Up Close with the PVE52 Home Elevator

At PVE, we manufacture several different models of innovative home elevators. Each is designed with a specific purpose -- the PVE30, for example, is intended for tight spaces and single-passenger mobility. In this post, we’d like to take a closer look at our largest elevator, the PVE52. This particular model is built with enough space to be wheelchair-accessible, and is thus a popular lift for those individuals looking to stay vertical without having to leave their wheelchairs. Despite its … [Read More...]

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