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Cost of Residential Elevators

Nowadays, it is a trend to have a home or residential elevator installed. It is not an extravagant expenditure. It adds to your mobility by making every floor of your home easily accessible to you. Home elevators are very useful for the individuals with disabilities who have restricted mobility. In addition to using them to transport you between floors, you can use them to carry bulky things such as grocery, laundry and things that are difficult to carry between the floors using the stairs.



Types of Elevators

Elevators are differentiated on the basis of how they operate.

Hydraulic elevators: From the point of safe operations, these are reputed to be reliable. Machine room for this type of elevator is built into the basement, and offers easy access to rescuers during emergencies such as, fire, power outage and earthquake. The elevator cage, if it is needed, can be lowered manually, though at a slow-speed.

Electric or Traction elevators: A counterweight, machine drive and the elevator cab are the main components of this system. The machine room is usually located at the top of the building and the machine drive is incorporated in or located next to the hoist way. These elevators are not rated as high as hydraulic ones, safety-wise, as the cab is vulnerable in a shaking building which can happen during an earthquake.

Overhead winding drum elevators: They do not employ machine rooms and counterweights and hence, are most suitable for installation in pre-existing structures without too much of modifications. Winding drum drive system with adjustable drum settings is the main feature of this elevator.

Vacuum or Pneumatic lift elevators: To facilitate the cab movements, these systems relies on the power of suction. To go in upward direction, the system creates vacuum at the top end of the cab and vice versa.

Installation cost of an elevator in an existing home will essentially be more than the one that is under construction. In the latter case, the architect can change or amend the plans of the home to accommodate the installation. In the former case, a contractor will have to visit your home to determine the extent and the cost of the construction required in installing it. As you can guess, this is costlier than installing an elevator in a house under construction.

Costs of Elevators

Selecting a home elevator is like choosing a vehicle for family use. Its price is influenced by its size, carrying capacity, safety features, speed, number of floors it will serve and the additional accessories you want installed in it. The installation and operation also influences the overall cost. Luxury residential elevators can make your home stylish and add value to your house if you plan to move in future. If you compare the different types of home elevators that are available in the market, you will find the installation costs to be in the range of $7,800-$40,000. On the other hand, a custom-made elevator may cost you more than $100,000. In addition, there is cost of obtaining building permit which can range from $200 to $1,000 depending on the laws of the state you reside in. If you are opting to go for an elevator for your home because of a medical necessity then know that the law grants you some tax benefits for such a purchase.

Elevators on Tracks



In case of these elevators, tracks are fixed to a load bearing wall. And the elevator cab uses them to travel between the floors. The floors of the house are designed or reconstructed to allow for a rectangular shaft to extend from the bottom to the top floor which the elevator cab uses for its movement. Whenever the cab is resting on a floor, a hatch covers the opening in the floor above. Because of tracks, constructing an enclosed shaft for the cab is unnecessary. It reduces the cost of installation and space too, is saved. These elevators can carry up to 500 lbs (227 kg) of weight to a height of 16 feet and offer 2-3 stops. These elevators cost in the range of $7,000-$10,000.

Shaft Elevators



These elevators can carry up to 750 lbs (340 kg) of weight, to a height of 23 feet, with 2-3 stops. A shaft is constructed in which the elevator operates. The price is in the range of $13,000-$18,000. The shaft increases the cost of installation and consumes valuable space. Heavy-duty variants of this elevators type can carry up to 1,400 lbs (635 kg) of weight to a height of 50 feet at 30 feet per minute, with 4-6 stops.

Vacuum Elevators





This type of elevator needs no shaft, pit or engine room. They can be installed in the house, without making any structural changes at all to the floors. They incorporate vacuum technology and can carry 440 lbs (200 kg) to the height of 30-35 feet, with 2-3 stops. These elevators can move at a speed of 25-30 feet per minute. Their unique feature is that they can be dismantled and erected at any another place easily. Vacuum home elevators cost more than the other types.

Stair Lifts



Climbing stairs can be a difficult task for senior citizens. Stair lifts, a kind of elevator, can help them to travel between the floors. A stair lift runs on a track, which is installed on the walls along the staircase. It has a comfortable seat. Its speed can be controlled using manual or a remote control. A stair lift can operate using AC or DC, as well as using a battery backup. Stair lifts are available in the range of $1,200-$2,500. If they are customized, then the total cost of installation rises.

It is estimated that a home elevator occupies only 25% of space in comparison to the stairs in a house. Modern versions are provided with an emergency telephone, battery back-up, automatic controls, handrails, emergency lighting and emergency stop buttons. Application of advanced technology to enhance its safety features and ensure its trouble-free use, has resulted in a product that even a child can safely use. It is a time-tested and trusted device to have in your place.

World Bank's Environmental Injustice in South Africa

This post was co-authored by Dominique Doyle, Energy Policy Officer at Earthlife Africa Jhb.

Two weeks ago on the side-lines of the U.S-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C., World Bank President Kim used the metaphor of an "almost energy apartheid" to validate the move to fund more coal-fired energy infrastructure in Africa. The metaphor was mistaken; both figuratively and literally. There are few better examples than in South Africa, the home of apartheid, to show how large scale World Bank investments in dirty energy actually work towards entrenching lines of poverty and class; rather than relieving them.

On April 8, 2010, the World Bank approved a loan of $ 3.75 billion to South Africa for constructing the Medupi mega coal-fired power station. The power station will be the fourth largest in the world. According to the Bank, the development objective of Medupi was "to enable Eskom South Africa to enhance its power supply and energy security in an efficient and sustainable manner so as to support both economic growth objectives and South Africa's long term carbon mitigation strategy." Looking back, with the Medupi name now tarnished by substantial delays, corruption and cost overruns; this reasoning is almost as bizarre as Kim's energy apartheid metaphor.

Eskom is South Africa's sole energy utility, and is responsible for Medupi construction. Through its work at the Medupi site, Eskom has succeeded in cementing environmental injustice in several ways, while its management knew all along what was going on. In South Africa, it is the poor who bear the brunt of poor air quality caused by coal-fired power stations. These power stations are situated around where poor mining communities live and around communities who live in poorly constructed houses that provide little protection against poor ambient air quality. These communities further do not have access to adequate health care.

In addition, the poor are also hit hardest by the effects of climate change. As one of the largest coal plants in the world, this establishment will further exacerbate the climate problem.

Eskom is building the Medupi power station in the water-scarce region of Lephalale in Limpopo Province of South Africa. At the end of 2011, a leaked World Bank Inspection Panel (IP) report revealed that it was worried about the lack of consideration for water scarcity in the Waterberg region. The rivers that nourish the area, which is rich in biodiversity and natural beauty, are seasonal and inconsistent. The current mining, power generation, municipal and agricultural activities in the area are all supported by one dam, the Mokolo Dam, which will be unable to also provide for Medupi's activities. Already located in the area is another massive Eskom owned and operated coal-fired power station: Matimba.

The increase in mining and power generation activities, which has led to increased demand for water, means that there is less water available for communities in the area. Poorer communities who make use of communal taps for their household needs are the worst affected by the diminishing water supply and often complain that their taps run dry or run dirty water while the coal industry reserves the cleanest supply. Besides this, sand rivers used for agriculture needs were hit badly as well when Eskom contractors' dug the sand for the power station construction needs, leaving communities that depend on the river with less water because it started to disappear as sand was taken away.

And as if the cost overruns and environmental issues were not enough, another social problem adds to the pile of issues that have turned this project into local communities' biggest nightmare. Medupi has been possibly built on the graves of fourteen families. The families say that they were never properly consulted about the project, in a language which they were comfortable with, when construction started seven years ago. Eskom is now under pressure to start a revised social consultation process because the Independent Review Mechanism of the African Development Bank, co-funding the project, found that "no real effort has been made to identify such unmarked graves and the risk of desecration remains substantial." Maintaining access to graves and communicating with ancestors is a critical element to many African belief systems.

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In April 2015, the South African Minimum Emission Standards will come into effect. The Minimum Emission Standards (MES) are part of South African Air Quality Legislation, which is already weak, and set maximum levels of air pollutants that can be emitted by various industrial processes. A major selling point of the World Bank loan for the Medupi power station was that Medupi would install Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD), a technology that would support the power plant in reducing its sulphur dioxide emissions, which is a dangerous pollutant that the MES is attempting to control. Eskom has, however, applied to the National Department of Environmental Affairs to postpone Medupi's commitments to the MES and to postpone installing FGD on the grounds that the technology is too expensive and water intensive to install. The World Bank now has little to say on Eskom's failure to comply, as the poor hit hard are to witness more environmental destruction and higher costs.

Environmental injustice is a universally repeated phenomenon and occurs when the most marginalized in society pay the highest costs for environmental degradation, yet receive the least benefits. Environmental injustice is comparable with the human rights abuses of apartheid because it allows the development of certain groups over others. The poor will continue to carry the burden of the poor air quality caused by coal combustion while they are already suffering from an unequal distribution of access to safe water, discriminatory segregation of people from their heritage, and rising financial costs. With such an example at its hands, and proven by its own Inspection Department, there is no way the World Bank's President can prove that coal will help Africans overcome poverty and achieve shared prosperity. Coal is the source of the problem and should be treated as such.

Research and Markets: South African Brand Report: Consumers of Bottled Wine.

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This report examines the table wine in bottle segment of the South

African market.



It answers the questions:



* Who are the users of table wine in bottles?



* What brands are they using?



* How do I communicate with them?



It provides a comprehensive profile of the entire table wine in

bottle segment, as well as a detailed segmentation by brand, namely:

Autumn Harvest; Cellar Cask; Drostdy-Hof; Four Cousins; Graca;

Grunberger; KWV; Nederburg; Robertson Winery.



It examines in detail the demographics, lifestyle, media

consumption and cellphone and Internet usage of the table wine in bottle

segment by brand, making it a vital reference report for anyone wanting

to understand this segment of the market.



Key features of the report: 63 page report with 70+ charts, graphs,

tables. Also containing insights and analysis in comment boxes.



Key Topics Covered:



1. Global and South African Wine Insights



1.1. Global Wine Market: Production Trends



1.2. Global Wine Market: Consumption Trends



1.3. South African Wine Market: Background



1.4. South African Wine Market: Current Overview



2. Profile of Bottled Wine Users and Non-Users (2008)



2.1. Consumers of Table Wine In Bottle: Overview: Total adult

population (2005-2008); Total table wine in bottle user segment

(2005-2008); Usage Overview (2005-2008)

2.2. LSM Group: 1-4; 5-6; 7-8; 9-10



2.3. Gender: Male; Female



2.4. Age: 16-19; 20-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-64, 65+



2.5. Lifestage: At home singles; Starting-out singles; Couples;

Parents; Single parents



2.6. Population Group: Black; White; Coloured; Indian



2.7. Home Language: English, isiZulu, isiXhosa, isiNdebele,

Afrikaans, siSwati, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Tshivenda and Xitsonga



2.8. Province: Western Cape; Northern Cape; Eastern Cape;

KwaZulu-Natal; Free State; Mpumalanga; Gauteng; Limpopo; North West



3.Market and Brand Trends (2008)



3.1. Average Annual Household Expenditure on Wine (2006) by LSM:

1-4; 5-6; 7-8; 9-10



3.2. Consumer Trends 2006-2008: Race Black; White; Coloured; Indian



3.3. Consumer Trends 2006-2008: Home Language: English, isiZulu,

isiXhosa, isiNdebele, Afrikaans, siSwati, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana,

Tshivenda and Xitsonga



3.4. Brand Penetration: 2005-2008



3.5. Brand Market Penetration: : The table wine in bottle segment

has been further segmented by brand: Autumn Harvest; Cellar Cask;

Drostdy-Hof; Four Cousins; Graca; Grunberger; KWV; Nederburg; Robertson

Winery



4. Demographic Profile of Segments (2008)



4.1. LSM Profile: Brand profile and brand share of each brand by

LSM group



4.2. Gender Profile: Brand and brand share of each brand by gender



4.3. Age Profile: Brand Profile and brand share of each brand by

age



4.4. Lifestage Profile: Brand profile and brand share of each brand

by lifestage



4.5. Population Group: Brand profile and brand share of each brand

by population group



4.6. Home Language: Brand Profile ad brand share of each brand by

home language



4.7. Province Profile: Brand Profile and brand share of each brand

by province



5. Lifestyle (2008)



5.1. Cellphone Ownership: Cellphone ownership by brand



5.2. Payment Mechanism: Payment Mechanism brand



5.3. Make of Cellphone: Cellphone brands by segment brand



5.4. Cellular Network Provider: Cellular network provider by brand



5.5. PC and Laptop Ownership: Ownership of PC and Laptop by brand



5.6. Internet Access (Past 7 Days): Internet access in past seven

days by brand



5.7. Internet Activities: Online Purchases: Internet purchases by

brand



5.8. Financial Institutions: Financial institutions by brand



5.9. Sports Interests: Sports interested in by segment brand



5.10. Favourite Music: Favourite music types by brand



5.11. Frequency of cinema visits: Frequency of cinema visits in

average four weeks by brand



6. Media (2008)



6.1. Newspaper readership: Top three daily and weekly newspapers by

brand



6.2. Magazine readership: Top three weekly and monthly magazines by

brand



6.3. Free Magazine readership: Top three free magazine readership

by brand



6.4. TV channels: Top three TV channels by brand



6.5. TV channels via DStv: Top three TV channels via DStv by brand



6.6. Radio Stations: Top three radio stations by brand



Companies Mentioned:



* Autumn Harvest



* Cellar Cask



* Drostdy-Hof



* Four Cousins



* Graca



* Grunberger



* KWV



* Nederburg



* Robertson Winery



For more information visit

http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d82846/south_african_bran



Which is More Fulfilling in Today's World?

? The population in urban areas is high, and they are generally thickly populated.

? The life in urban areas is always buzzing with people and activity.

? People are busy in their own lives and appear to be relatively indifferent towards one another.

? Diverse groups inhabit urban areas, which means people are more ready to accept differences in cultures, religions, sexual orientations, etc.

? People living in the urban areas have a modern lifestyle.

? Cities are crowded, houses are closely spaced, thus leaving less scope for privacy.

? Life in the urban areas is not very peaceful.

? Life is fast, there is greater competition. Life is fraught with stress and lifestyle diseases.

? There is easy availability of grocery, medical shops, and other essentials.

? The access to health care facilities is quick and easy.

? In urban areas, poverty rates are low and the standard of living is high.

? Due to the availability of good teaching staff, course material, technology, and other teaching aids, urban areas can provide education of higher quality.

? Urban areas have gyms, health clubs, parks, theaters, recreational centers, and other such facilities. Shopping and food malls and restaurants are commonplace.

? Urban living offers many job opportunities and several career options.

? Urban areas have better infrastructure and transport facilities.

? Due to the developments and high population, living costs in the urban areas are higher.

? Shops, schools, offices, hospitals, etc. are spread across the city. Hence the daily traveling for these reasons is comparatively less.

? Government funds and any form of help is quick to reach the urban areas.

? Due to greater opportunities for growth and the concentration of population, urban areas are preferred for developmental programs. Businesses are interested in investing in these areas.

? Agricultural land is lost in the construction of roads and buildings.

? To accommodate the rising population, trees are cut. Moreover, pollution levels in the urban areas are high. This leads to a rise in temperature. And there is environmental degradation.

? Due to advanced medical facilities, education, and higher levels of general awareness, the mortality rates in urban areas are low.

? People in urban areas are aware of the concepts of birth control and family planning, and take measures for the same. The average ages of marriage and childbirth are high.

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Tel: +241 76 58 39 Fax:+241 76 58 39



Email address - societecomsat@yahoo.fr



Contact - Eudes Bousougou (Customer Relations)

GUINEA



International Tradinvest S.A.R.L, B.P 1333, Conakry



Tel: +224 412702/22441270/60256773 Fax:+224 41 14 88



Email address - shajjar@club-internet.fr



Contact - Souhel Hajjar (Business Owner)/Somah Mamadou (Customer Relations)

GUINEA BISSAU



Zoom Comunicacoes, Avenida Pansau Na Isna, Apartado 896, Bissau



Tel: +245 205 292 (TBC) Mobile:+245 7201188



Email address - nobre@mail.gtelecom.gw



Contact - Antonio Nobre (Business Owner)

LIBERIA



Consolidated Group Inc., Benson Street, Monrovia. PO Box 10-1963 1000 Monrovia 10



TEL: +231 6510753/077510753 Fax:+231 227 614



Contact - Simeon Freeman (Business Owner) (sfreeman@consolidated-group.net)



/ Blidi Elliot (Marketing Manager) (belliott@consolidated-group.net/sblie2002@yahoo.com) /Teenezee Somah (Customer Relations)

MADAGASCAR



Appel Societe, Lot 11L 111 Bis ED, Route des Hydrocarbures, Ankorondrano



BP 3243, Antananarivo 101



Tel: +261 20 2234773 Fax:+261 20 2232791



Email address - appel@wanadoo.mg



Contact - Bernard Bernoit (Business Owner)/Mirana Razafindrakoto (Customer Relations)

MALAWI



MultiChoice Malawi, MultiChoice House, Independence Drive, Blantyre, PO Box 801, Blantyre



Tel: +265 1 623505/623508 Fax:+265 1 623 368



Email address - multichoice@mw01.mck.co.za



Contact - Eddie Smith (Business Owner) (esmith@malawi.multichoice.co.za)/Titania Kaunda (Marketing Manager)(tkaunda@malawi.multichoice.co.za)

MultiChoice Malawi, Chichiri Shopping Mall Shop No 20, Chipembere Highway, Chichiri, Blantyre



Tel:+265 1 677433/677466

MultiChoice Malawi, Area 9/342, Lilongwe, PO Box 2421, Lilongwe



Tel:+265 1 758071/758072/755240/755243 Fax: +265 1 754347



Email address - multichoice@mw01.mck.co.za



Contact - Kevin Smith (GM) (ksmith@malawi.multichoice.co.za)

MAURITIUS



Parabole Maurice, Socit Mediacom, Discovery House, 6me tage Route St Jean, Quatre, Bornes Tel:+230 403 8899 Fax:+230 465 0754



Email address - dstv@parabolemaurice.com



Contact - Michel Juanico (GM) (michel.juanico@parabolemaurice.com) & Gilbert Vas (Marketing Manager) (gilbert.vas@parabolemaurice.com)

MOAMBIQUE



MultiChoice Moambique, Av 24 de Julho, Nr 3617, Maputo



Tel:+258 21 220217/18 Fax:+258 21 400942 Mobile:+258 82 3190560



Email address - MCallcenter@multichoice.co.za



Contact - Samira Chicalia (Business Owner) (schicali@multichoice.co.za)

MultiChoice Moambique, Rua, Machado dos Santos, 314, Beira



Tel:+258 23 329438/439 Fax:+258 23 329441



Email address - Cmanuel@multichoice.co.za



Contact - Claudete Manuel (Customer Relations)

MultiChoice Moambique, Av Eduardo Mondlane, 326, Loja 14, Nampula



Tel: +258 26 212699 Fax:+258 26 21600



Email address - MCallcenter@multichoice.co.za



Contact - Samira Chicalia (Business Owner) (schicali@multichoice.co.za)

NIGER



Tele Star, BP 420, Niamey



Tel: +227 73 29 67 Fax: +227 72 25 78



Email address - toumani@intnet.ne



Contact - Ali Toumani

RWANDA



Tele-10 Rwanda, Remera (Bld de l'Aroport), BP 4307, Kigali



Tel: +250 512022/3/4 Fax: +250 512025



Email address - tele10@rwandatel1.rwanda1.com



Contact - Immy Nyagahene (GM)/Masudi Hatungimana (Customer Relations)

SAO TOME & PRINCIPE



SK Electronics Shop, 184A Caminho Do Aeroporto



Tel: +239 226609 Mobile: +239 903898/903818 Fax:+239 227835



Email address - SKeShop@cstome.net



Contact - Jimmy Bueno

SENEGAL



GlobalTech Sarl, Sicap Liberte III Villa No 2124 Av.Bourguiba, B.P. 11697 Dakar Paytavin, Dakar



Tel/Fax: +221 864 79 67



Contacts - Issa Laye Diop (GM) (ildiop@sentoo.sn) /Catherine Diatta (GM Assistant) (Catherinediatta@dstv.sn)/ Franck Maubert (Business Owner) fmaubert@dstv.sn/ fmaubert1@yahoo.fr/ Renaud Bergonzoli (Business Owner) RenaudB@ncpalcohols.com

SEYCHELLES



The Home Electronic Shop, Shop 1 A Orion Promet Mall, Palm street, Victoria, Mahe



Tel: +248 610477 Mobile:+248 576909/ 717022



Email address - vmorgan@seychelles.sc



Contact - Veronique Morgan (GM) (vmorgan@seychelles.sc)



/Galen Bresson (Customer Relations) (gbresson@seychelles.sc)

SIERRA LEONE



Transnational (S.L) Ltd, 62 Wilkinson Road, P.O Box 552, Freetown



Tel: +232 22 234434 Fax: +232 22 233 985 Mobile:+232 76 667557



Email address - transcom@sierratel.sl/ dstv@sierratel.sl/doni_sl@yahoo.com



Contact - Adonis Abboud (Business Owner)/Erica Shepard (Customer Relations)

ST HELENA



Cable & Wireless, PO Box 2, The Briars, St Helena Island



Tel: +290 2211 Fax:+290 2213



Email address - hensil.obey@cwsthelena.sh



Contact - Hensil Obey

SUDAN



Amiry International Co Ltd, Street 11, New Extension, Khartoum



Tel: +249 (183) 477467/481529/471992 Fax:+249 (183) 471293



Email address - tamiry@amiryinternational.com



Contact - Tarik Amiry (Business Owner)/Yasmine (Counter/Activations Supervisor)

SWAZILAND



MultiChoice Swaziland a division of Security Shoppe, Plot 108 Dzeliwe Street,



Mbabane, P O Box 32, Mbabane, H 100



Tel: +268 404 1786/404 1226/404 8062 /4042881/ 4042897 Fax:+268 404 8697



Email address - multiswaz@africaonline.co.sz



Contact - Clark Thom (Business Owner) (cucorp@africaonline.co.sz)/Sphiwe Dlamini (Customer Relations)(multiswaz@africaonline.co.sz)

THE GAMBIA



Premium TV Network, Kotu (Next To Gamtel Exchange), PO Box 4555, Bakau



Tel: +220 4462755/855/9974555 Fax:+220 4461955



Email address - premiumtv@premiumtv.gm



Contact - Moudou Taal (Business Owner)

TOGO



Media Plus, 202 bis Blvd, du 13 Janvier, Lom, BP 3601, Lom



Tel:+228 2 21 06 07 Fax:+228 2 22 00 42



Email address - rickaquereburu@hotmail.com



Contact - Richard Aquereburu (Business Owner)/ Nadine Lawson (Customer Relations)

ZIMBABWE



MultiChoice Zimbabwe, Head Office: PaSangano (formerly the George Hotel),



20 King George Road, Avondale.



Tel +263 4 706637-9 or 253340-50



Contact - Dean Westlake (GM) (dean@dstv.co.zw)/Kirsty Brien (Marketing Manager) (kirsty@dstv.co.zw)









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