7 Quick Steps for Commercial Buildings to Reduce Elevator Operating Costs CHICAGO—September 17, 2019—The Elevator Consultants has announced a list of seven easy steps property managers can take to reduce operating costs within 60 days. In commercial real estate, buildings are complex entities, subject to constantly changing standards and regulations, and managing these properties is […]
The Elevator Consultants Reminds Buildings to Let Elevators Evolve CHICAGO—May 21, 2019—The Elevator Consultants (TEC), a leading global elevator consulting firm, advises building owners, developers, architects, and others involved with commercial real estate to be sure to factor elevators, escalators and vertical transportation into the growth and evolution of their properties. As human societies have […]
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The Elevator Consultants Responds to Startling Elevator Safety Issues with Advice for Building Owners to Instantly Implement CHICAGO—April 23, 2019—The Elevator Consultants (TEC), a leading global elevator consulting firm, has issued a call to building owners in the wake of dozens of elevator and escalator-related incidents in recent years, to take a hard look at […]
Three Key Strategies Buildings with Elevators Want To Adopt The Elevator Consultants has offered up strategic best practices for owners with elevators in their buildings in response to several elevator and escalator-related incidents nationwide. Following incidents such as Chicago’s Hancock Building elevator plunging 84 floors in November 2018, a Texas hospital employee seriously injured in […]
Elevator Cost Reduction The number one issue driving up elevator costs for building owners is elevator maintenance contracts that aren’t being fulfilled. Elevator service providers have standard maintenance agreements that include terms for regular servicing and maintaining the equipment. This regular maintenance is critical for eliminating costly repairs, ending deferred maintenance, and for maintaining the […]
“I have three bids.” This is very common for an elevator consulting firm or vertical transportation consulting firm to hear from building owners, property managers, facility managers – whether they are commercial, condominium association, developers or the like – and when they are completing an elevator repair, upgrade and/or modernization.
March 31, 2018 – Chicago, Illinois. The Elevator Consultants, a leading elevator consulting and vertical transportation consulting firm helping building owners and property managers to improve elevator efficiency and increase the bottom line, is proud to announce an important post to its blog on ASME A17.1/CSA B44 responsibilities, specifically addressing confusing among building owners that […]
In buildings, it is true that the property managers are to make sure that the elevators, escalators, lifts, dumbwaiters, etc., also referred to as vertical transportation, are receiving maintenance services. But, as one of the top elevator consulting firms in the United States, we beg to differ.
Building owners rely on their resident “elevator expert,” usually the elevator service company for information on the health and status of their elevators. It’s akin to the situation when one brings his or her car into the proverbial car mechanic.