Why install a Fit Pit System?

Health and safety are the primary reasons why a building owner should consider installing a Fit Pit System. Health and safety is improved on several levels:
• Elevator Maintenance Personnel
• Elevator Passengers
• Building Occupants
• Surrounding Area & Environment

Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) & Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

The relationship between air quality and the presence of mold and toxins in buildings has been well documented.
• Link to 60 Minutes "Indoor Air Quality" video
• Link to EPA Indoor Air Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Report
By installing a Fit Pit System, a building owner can improve the health and safety of the building occupants and maintenance personnel. The Fit Pit Systems will help to reduce the liability associated with wet pits and mold.

Code Compliance

Several states have recognized the need to locate water removal systems outside the elevator pit or hoistway and have written the requirements into the state codes. A couple examples are as follows: