If you have ever been in an elevator before, you have seen signal fixtures, but you may not have known that’s what they are called. These are necessary to operate the basic functions of any elevator. They include the up and down buttons, as well as the floors, door open, and door close buttons. These… Read more »
The Rule of 13: Why Isn’t There a 13th Floor?
For those astute observers out there, you may have noticed that many hotels and office buildings don’t have a 13th floor. How could this legend about the unluckiness of the number 13 pervade even the hospitality industry? Are we all that superstitious to the point of excluding a whole floor? Apparently, yes. And apparently, there… Read more »