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Elevators: “Cutting through the Jargon”

Thursday October 12th, 2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Presented by Ray DeMeyer, P.Eng.; Principal; VERTECH Elevator Services Inc. Engineering & Consulting

Ray DeMeyer is the Principal Consultant and Engineer for VERTECH Elevator Consulting which offers elevator consulting services to the building industry. He has over 30 years experience in the elevator industry and specialized knowledge of the B44 Elevator Safety Code and other codes for elevating devices. 

Ray is a member of the BCSA Elevating Devices Technology Advisory Committee and participates in ad-hoc issue groups related to Emergency Operation of Elevators, Elevator Code Adoption, etc.. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a registered professional engineer. Ray was the recipient of the 2015 Lieutenant Governor’s Safety Award for Excellence in Elevating Safety. The topic of discussion and presentation is titled: “Elevators – Cutting through the Jargon” and it will touch on a variety of topics ranging from the various types of elevators and Elevating devices available today, relevant codes and regulations, differing and emerging technologies and other unique elevator requirements that one might encounter on a new or existing building project.

So come with questions, as there will be a Q & A period also.

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