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Houston Becomes BOCA Group’s Latest Office Expansion in Central United States

With the recent opening of BOCA Group’s Houston, Texas office location, the company is now present in three central United States markets. The city of Houston is a strategically pertinent location for the vertical transportation company, in that the number of clients in the commercial, retail, hospitality, and sports facility markets for the company provides…

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New Office in Boston Positions BOCA Group for Northeast Expansion

BOCA Group’s presence on the East Coast as the premier vertical transportation consulting firm for building owners, property managers, developers, architects, and engineers has just expanded with the opening of their newest office in Boston, Massachusetts. Under the management of Executive Vice President, Worldwide for BOCA Group, Frank Sansevero, the company looks forward to serving…

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BOCA Group Opens New Office in Las Vegas

Vertical transportation consulting company BOCA Group announces the opening of its newest office located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new office will provide existing clients in the Las Vegas and surrounding area with management and staff services. The office will also provide BOCA Group with the ability to expand their client base in the region…

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code updates

Elevator Door Monitoring System Compliance

Effective January 1, 2020 all automatic passenger and freight elevators must be in compliance with the retroactive requirements found in Appendix K Chapter K3 Section 3.10.12 of the New York City Building Code. To assist property owners and the industry in expediting these jobs, the Department has modified rules allowing testing and inspections of Door…

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NYC Retroactive Code Items: Door Lock Monitoring

NYC has two retroactive requirements for all existing elevators: door lock monitoring by January 1, 2020, and single-plunger brakes by January 1, 2027. This document will provide information and guidance on the door lock monitoring requirement. DOOR LOCK MONITORING CODE REQUIREMENT The text of the requirement is in Appendix K3, Rule 3.10.12. In summary, the…

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