What is a LULA Elevator?
Limited use/limited application elevators (LULAs) are an effective way to provide accessibility in existing buildings where full-sized passenger elevators are impractical. From schools to apartments to places of worship and more, LULA elevators are a practical mobility solution.
These compact elevators can travel up to 25 feet high and can typically hold two to five people per ride. In tight or low-rise spaces, LULAs are a reliable accessibility option. Thanks to the wide range of finish and design options available, LULAs are customizable to suit your needs or preferences.
Contact the LULA Elevator Experts at Arrow Lift Today!
LULAs are tailored to meet your needs. For the best results, it’s important to consult with one of our lift experts during the planning and design phase. That way, you’ll ensure the project is done according to your specifications and that it works seamlessly in the building.
Arrow Lift LULA Elevator Key Features
When space is limited, Arrow Lift LULA elevators fit where others can’t. Explore the space-saving and efficiency-boosting LULA elevator features below:
- Shallowest pit requirements in the industry (13” pit)
- Shortest overhead requirements in the industry (106”)
- Energy-efficient LED lights
- ADA hands-free phone
- Car-mounted directional indicator with audible signals
Compact & Economical
LULA elevators are typically installed in very compact spaces with minimal pit depth and overhead. While size can vary, a LULA elevator car is usually about 4 feet by 4.5 feet in size, for a total of 18 square feet of space inside the elevator car. The design flexibility, along with a power-sipping 2:1 roped hydraulic drive system, results in a total cost of ownership unrivaled by passenger elevators.
Where installed in suitable applications as permitted by local building codes, LULA elevators are permitted to be used to provide an accessible route between spaces, in compliance with ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. Many buildings can benefit from the addition of a LULA. Common locations include:
- Churches and places of worship
- Schools and universities
- Brewpubs and restaurants
- Medical or professional buildings
LULA Design Options
At Arrow Lift, you have complete control of the look and feel of your elevator. From sleek and modern to elegant and warm, the final look is up to you. Metal finishes throughout the cab can be customized to match the existing decor. Wood panels can be added for a sophisticated look. Whatever style you’re looking for, we can bring it to life.
Explore just some of the available options below.
Wood, Metal and Laminate
Power supply: 208/230 VAC, single phase, 30 amp, 60 hz (3 phase power supply is optional)
Capacity: 1400 lbs.
Speed: 30 feet per minute
Overhead Clearance: 11'0" standard or 8'10" (106") with top car clearance device
Drive: 2:1 roped, holeless hydraulic drive system
Travel: Up to 25'0" standard (can go higher with variance from elevator jurisdiction)
Doors: 36"-wide, automatic horizontally sliding doors
Warranty: Three-year limited parts warranty. Optional 7-year warranty.
Elevate Your LULA Experience. Contact Arrow Lift Today!
When it comes to designing and installing LULA elevators, having an experienced team by your side is essential. Since our founding 35 years ago, Arrow Lift has been committed to Elevating Excellence. To learn more about designing a LULA elevator tailor-made for your building, call Arrow Lift today.