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VU Series Residential Elevator

The VU Series residential elevator is a non-proprietary hydraulic elevator designed for home use. The VU brings the advanced technology and commercial grade components in a home elevator application.

Key to the success of our VU elevator is ensuring our residential elevator keeps up to date with code requirements and putting homeowner safety ahead of everything else.

  • A proven 2:1 roped hydraulic lifting system.
  • Cab Capacity:  950 lb (431 kg)
  • Speed:  Up to 40 fpm (0.2 m/s)
  • Available machine room less or machine room.
  • Designed for a fast, trouble-free installation.

VU Residential Elevator

Interior of residential elevator

Standard and Special Order Veneers

VEU Wood veneer options

Download your copy of the VU Brochure

Get to Know the VU Residential Elevator Better.

Nominal Cab Sizes & Door Arrangements:

The VU is customizable in 1″  increments to a maximum of 15 square feet (1.4 sq m) with a duty load of 950 lb (431 kg).

Available door arrangements are:  Front Only, Front and Rear, and Front and Side.  For safety reasons VU is only available with fully automatic sliding doors.

Available Cab Sizes and Door Arrangements

Elevator Features

  • Cantilever 2:1 indirect arrangement with 80 mm single stage jack.
  • Speed: Up to 40 fpm (0.2 m/s).
  • Floors served:  Up to 5
  • Standard safety features include an emergency stop switch, automatic reliever (anti-creep) and micro scan motion detector full length light curtain.
  • The VU elevator 100% Complete Package – everything you need for the installation comes on one shrink wrapped pallet.
  • Layout drawings provided for the installation crew to use and to use for your permit.

Designed for Fast, Efficient Installation

VU Specifications – Download PDFs

Click here for plans for home elevators that can accommodate a wheelchair.

Contact our sales team for more information.

GMV-North America


GMV-NA, Inc.


4 Cochran Dr

Ayr, ON  

N0B 1E0


GMV-NA, Inc.


206 East 9th

Street, Suite 1300

Austin, Texas  


 +1 (855) 653-0215

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