Out with the Old, In with the New: Strategies for Elevator Modernization

The lifespan of an elevator depends on many different factors, but on average, elevators can last at least 25 years. At some point, a building will need to consider if it’s time for elevator modernization. Elevator modernization consists of updating or replacing existing equipment and parts such as controllers, machines, and doors (among others). There are […]

Three Things Hospitality Hotels Can do to Save Cost Immediately 

In today’s times, the cliché doing more with less has never been so true; life just isn’t the same. We all wear multiple hats with less staff and more responsibilities while managing procedural changes and working within a budget. One significant opportunity to reduce your costs and headaches is to look at the elevators and […]

Poor Elevator Maintenance and Service Are Bleeding Hotel Building Budgets

The Elevator Consultants (TEC) has worked with hundreds of buildings with elevators and building owners’ concerns are typically the same. They were told by their elevator company some version of “You need a modernization”, “We can’t find parts”, “You need an outrageous repair”, and the most dreaded, “It’s not covered.”  The hospitality industry has been […]

Three Things Buildings Can do to Save Elevator Cost Immediately

In today’s tumultuous and fast-paced times, the cliché “doing more with less” has never rung so true. We all wear multiple hats with less staff, more responsibilities, procedural changes, and the pressure to work within a budget. One significant cost-saving measure is to optimize the performance and reliability of the elevators and escalators in your […]

Top 7 Considerations as Buildings Operate amid the Pandemic

Top 7 Considerations as Buildings Operate amid the Pandemic CHICAGO—December 31, 2020 The COVID-19 public health crisis has changed almost every aspect of our lives, including how we use buildings. These days, it’s important to accommodate a building’s changing needs while keeping everyone safe. Acting as the building’s main artery, elevators play an essential role […]

The Elevator Consultants Releases The Elevator Playbook to Help Building Owners and Property Managers Keep Their Elevators & Escalators Operationally Efficient

The Elevator Consultants Releases The Elevator Playbook to Help Building Owners and Property Managers Keep Their Elevators & Escalators Operationally Efficient CHICAGO—December 13, 2019—The Elevator Consultants has created a playbook offering step-by-step guidance for building owners and property managers to assist in managing their elevators, escalators and other vertical transportation equipment. The Elevator Playbook is […]

7 Quick Steps for Commercial Buildings to Reduce Elevator Operating Costs

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

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 […]

The Elevator Consultants Responds to Startling Elevator Safety Issues with Advice for Building Owners to Instantly Implement

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 […]