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Visitor Center Opens With Tke Environmentally Friendly Elevators



Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com VISITOR CENTER OPENS WITH TKE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ELEVATORS TK Elevator (TKE) announced that it provided two environmentally friendly elevators for the Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center on Pikes Peak – America's Mountain in Colorado. The Summit Visitor Center opened on June 30 and is located at the top of the 14,115-ft mountain, making it the highest active construction project in the U.S. The general contractor was GE Johnson. The TKE elevators were manufactured with the healthiest materials in the industry and play a role in helping the Summit House Visitor Center in its pursuit to become the first building in Colorado to meet Living Building Challenge certification. The Summit Visitor Center will feature net positive energy, net positive waste and net positive water. GE Johnson, headquartered in Colorado Springs, has partnered with TKE on a variety of projects, including t