Is It Time To Modernize

Is It Time To Modernize

IS IT TIME TO MODERNIZE? 4/10/2018 0 Comments If your elevators are 20 years old or older, the answer is yes. It doesn’t matter what your maintenance provider says. It doesn’t matter what your consultant says. It doesn’t matter what companies coming in to bid on a new maintenance contract say. It doesn’t even matter
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One Elevator Is Like Another, Right?

ONE ELEVATOR IS LIKE ANOTHER, RIGHT? 3/14/2018 There are almost as many ways in which an elevator operates as there are hat styles. Most people think that because they all do the same thing, their controls must be the same or at least similar. If that were the case, there would be no reason to
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Modernizing Your Elevators

MODERNIZING YOUR ELEVATORS 2/15/2018 If you’ve ever been involved in planning and bidding an elevator modernization, you may have employed the services of a consultant to provide a specification or “spec” for the project. More times than not, the spec will call for “Non-Proprietary” equipment. Let’s explore the difference. Non-Proprietary equipment, from a consultant standpoint,
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Group Think

GROUP THINK 1/23/2018 We recently performed an analysis at a building that had more than 30 elevators. One particular bank had 6 elevators and the section of the building served by these elevators had a relatively low occupancy. As part of our initial study we gather empirical data, meaning we go out and look at
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The Ten Second Cost

WHAT DOES 10 SECONDS COST? 10/11/2017 The average person doesn’t comprehend the fiscal impact long elevator wait times have on an employer. Every second a passenger waits for an elevator is costing their employer money. The following scenario shows what just an extra 10 seconds a day, waiting on an elevator, can cost an employer.
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