Hitachi Lift India Pvt. Ltd has agreed to supply 14 units of elevators for a 72-storey residential project ‘Nathani Heights’ in Mumbai. This order includes four units of 6m/sec ultra-high speed elevators, which will be some of the fastest elevators in India. Nathani Heights is scheduled for completion in 2016.
The 72-storey building in Mumbai Central area will be one of the tallest residential buildings in Mumbai. In addition to the residential units, the luxury complex will also include a commercial facility, a fully equipped gym, a swimming pool, a mini theatre and other amenities.
The elevators will be equipped with many state-of-the art features including earthquake operation functionality, which enables lifts to evacuate rapidly to the nearest floor when its sensors detect that the building is swaying as the result of an earthquake. Another feature, Destination Floor Reservation System, enables users to register their destination floors in advance before the car arrives so that elevators can be allocated to users based on their destination floors. By combining passengers going to the same destination floors, this system alleviates congestion and increases overall vertical transport efficiency in the building. The building will also have several other high speed elevators including a 4m/sec speed glass lift, which will be the fastest scenic type elevator of its kind in India.
Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte. Ltd is the supervising company for Hitachi’s elevator business in Southeast Asia, India, and the Middle East and Hitachi Lift India Pvt. Ltd is an elevator and escalator marketing and service company in India.