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Design Without Limits, Build Without Barriers

Savaria works with architects, builders, contractors, designers, property managers and other industry professionals to create barrier-free commercial and residential spaces. We offer many helpful tools and resources on our website through our dealer network. From luxury to standard and all in between, we're here to make it happen.

We Aim to Please

Savaria offers a strong range of on-trend options to customize home elevators and commercial lifts. Use our home elevator configurator to view options and combinations. Color charts are available for our commercial products. Custom colors and other options are also available upon request.

Discover a world of beautiful accessibility

Our new, interactive product guide is a showcase of the Savaria® suite of wheelchair lifts and LU/LA elevators that includes fun polls, specifications and quick links to BIM objects and CAD drawings so you can access the tools you need to incorporate stunning accessibility into your projects.

Get the guide.

Arcat & BIM Objects

Create a spec quickly using Arcat's SpecWizard by clicking here. Define your needs, and applicable code, including ADA-compliance, and a 3-part spec is generated in minutes. Watch a quick video tutorial on how to do this here.

Vuelift Residential Elevator

For information about our panoramic glass/acrylic home elevator, visit vuelift.com. You'll find photos, drawings and a planning guide on this site.

Planning Guides

Please see the documents section on each specific product page to download a PDF planning guide that contains key information about site requirements and optional installation configurations. 

Drawings

Access generic PDF or DWG files for any of our products here.

AIA

We’re proud to offer educational content for design professionals so you can earn HSW Learning Units towards CES learning credits. In some regions, we offer live training sessions, and courses are also offered by webinar. You can view upcoming webinars and register here, or contact us to arrange a training session for your firm.

Savaria is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 40107405. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES (cessupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3). 

This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. 

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
 

Available Courses 

AIASAV101

Guide to Home Elevators

The Presentation
This presentation is designed to provide an overview of home elevators for architects and builders. The learning objectives for the course are as follows:

  • Relate to the variety of applications for home elevators
  • Identify common features and the four main types of elevator drive systems
  • Analyze site requirements and project timelines
  • Understand codes and regulations applicable to residential elevators

By the end of this session, participants should have a broad understanding of residential elevators and the increasing demand for mobility in the home. This presentation is an intermediate level AIA CES course.

AIA Continuing Education 
“Guide to Home Elevators” is an AIA registered course and provides attendees with 1 HSW Learning Unit towards their CES learning credits. We, the passport provider, will report attendance and the credits will be visible in your account after 3 business days. When registering, you may request that a certificate of completion be sent to you after the course is finished.

AIASAV201

Guide to ADA and ANSI A117.1 Design Standards for Vertical and Inclined Platform Lifts & LU/LA Elevators

The Presentation
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an equal opportunity law that includes standard for accessible design. This presentation provides an overview of ADA and ANSI A117.1 design standards for platform lifts and LU/LA (limited use/limited application) elevators. 

The learning objectives for the course are as follows:

  • Understand basic information on vertical and inclined platform lifts and their code limitations
  • Understand accessibility code requirements for platform lifts (ANSI A117.1 and ADAAG)
  • Understand basic information on commercial LU/LA elevators and their code limitations
  • Understand accessibility code requirements for LU/LA elevators.

By the end of this session, participants should have a broad understanding of ADA design standards for accessibility lifts and LU/LA elevators, their technology, application and advantages 

This presentation is an intermediate level AIA CES course and provides 2 HSW learning units.

AIA Continuing Education

“ADA and ANSI A117.1 Design Standards for Platform Lifts & LU/LA Elevators” is an AIA registered course and provides attendees with 2 LU|HSW towards their CES learning credits. We, the passport provider, will report attendance and the credits will be visible in your account after 3 business days. When registering, you may request that a certificate of completion be sent to you after the course is finished.

AIASAV202

Guide to ADA and ANSI A117.1 Design Standards for Vertical Platform Lifts & LU/LA Elevators

The Presentation
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an equal opportunity law that includes standard for accessible design. This presentation provides an overview of ADA and ANSI A117.1 design standards for platform lifts and LU/LA (limited use/limited application) elevators. 

The learning objectives for the course are as follows:

  • Understand basic information on vertical platform lifts and their code limitations
  • Understand accessibility code requirements for platform lifts (ANSI A117.1 and ADAAG)
  • Understand basic information on commercial LU/LA elevators and their code limitations
  • Understand accessibility code requirements for LU/LA Elevators

By the end of this session, participants should have a broad understanding of ADA design standards for accessibility lifts and LU/LA elevators, their technology, application and advantages.

This presentation is an intermediate level AIA CES course and provides 1 HSW learning unit.

AIA Continuing Education
“ADA AND ANSI A117.1 Design Standards for Platform Lifts & LU/LA Elevators” is an AIA registered course and provides attendees with 1 HSW LU towards their CES learning credits. We, the passport provider, will report attendance and the credits will be visible in your account after 3 business days. When registering, you may request that a certificate of completion be sent to you after the course is finished.

AIASAV301

Introduction to Vuelift Elevators

The Presentation
This course is an introduction to Vuelift panoramic residential elevators and provides an overview of its features and design applications. This session will cover technical aspects and benefits of this type of elevator as well as applicable code and regulation requirements.

Learning objectives

  • Understand and review a variety of applications and design styles for residential tubular panoramic elevators (Vuelift)
  • Identify different technical aspects and safety features
  • Analyze site requirements, approximate cost and project timelines
  • Codes and regulations applicable to Vuelift elevators 

By the end of the session, participants should have a broad understanding of Vuelift elevators, their technology, application and advantages. 

AIA Continuing Education
“Introduction to Vuelift Elevators” is an AIA registered course and provides attendees with 1 HSW Learning Unit towards their CES learning credits. We, the passport provider, will report attendance and the credits will be visible in your account after 3 business days. When registering, you may request that a certificate of completion be sent to you after the course is finished.

Upcoming Live Sessions via American Training Solutions

Guide to Home Elevators

May 3, 2022
1:20 – 2:20 pm ET

May 18, 2022
11:30 – 12:30 pm CT

June 7, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

Register here


Guide To ADA And ANSI A117.1
Design Standards for Vertical Platform Lifts & LU/LA Elevators

December 13, 2022
12:05 – 1:05 pm ET

Register here

Introduction to Vuelift Elevators

June 15, 2022
10:30 - 11:30 am PST

August 23, 2022
12:05 – 1:05 pm ET

November 22, 2022
10:30 - 11:30 am CST

November 23, 2022
3:30 – 4:30 pm EST

December 2, 2022
1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Register here

Other events

Guide to Home Elevators – May 10
Live in person seminar
Cafe Vico
1125 North Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304
8:10-9:10 am ET
Register here 

Guide to Home Elevators – December 6
Live in person seminar
Hilton Garden Inn Miami Airport West
3550 NW 74th Avenue
Miami, FL, 33122
Register here

Banff Session 2022
May 6-7
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
405 Spray Avenue
Banff, Alberta T1L1J4, Canada
Register here

AIA Conference on Architecture 2022
June 22-25
McCormick Place
2301 S King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
Booth: 1243
Register here

NAEC 73rd Annual Convention and Exposition
September 18-21
Galt House and Suites &
Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, KY
Booth: 518
Register here

Contacting Savaria

Your local Savaria office or authorized dealer can provide you with the most accurate information on how to comply with all applicable local codes and provide estimates for material and installation costs and the required inspection process in your area. Contact Savaria to find your closest dealer. 

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IMPORTANT: Safety notice for current owners of Savaria residential elevators