Raising the Bar in Elevator Technology

Elevating architecture with destination dispatch controls
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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Schindler Elevator Corporation
Presented by Ryan Kraven

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss developments in elevator technology, with particular emphasis on controls.
  2. Describe new destination-dispatching technology, and how it is installed and implemented in both new construction and modernization projects.
  3. List the energy-efficiency implications and other efficiency benefits of destination-dispatching.
  4. Explain how destination-dispatching benefits specific buildings, citing case studies.


1 AIA LU/Elective
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia
This test is no longer available for credit

This course provides an overview of destination-dispatching technology and how it has improved building traffic management and optimized passenger mobility.

Raising the Bar

Photo Courtesy of Schindler Elevator Corporation


Ryan Kraven is Senior Director of Modernization Sales for Schindler Elevator Corp. He has been in the vertical transportation industry for 20 years with expertise in Modernization and Large Projects. Ryan has experience in manufacturing, product line management and direct commercial sales and installation.


Schindler Elevator Corporation Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operation of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group, a leading global mobility provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Schindler supports sustainable urban development with safe, reliable and sustainable mobility solutions, moving more than 1.5 billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company’s success are over 69,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries.


Originally published in October 2020