Stairs, curbs, thresholds and narrow passages usually pose challenges for older adults and people with mobility challenges. Making public places accessible to this segment of people has become more important than ever before. Commercial elevators are designed to improve accessibility in public buildings. Limited Use/Limited Application (LULA) elevators are designed for low-rise public buildings such as hotels, hospitals, airports, shopping malls, hotels and recreation centers.
When compared to residential elevators, LULA systems come with higher loading capacity and bigger car size. A perfect blend of the features of a traditional elevator and a wheelchair lift, a LULA elevator can transport a large number of people including wheelchair users and heavy goods to different floors of a building. These devices are quite feasible, more cost-effective, and require less space than standard elevators.
The following are the top models of LULA elevators available in leading accessibility equipment companies in New York: