Category Archives: Elevator Consultant

How Summer Heat and Humidity can Affect your Elevators

Each season can have a different effect on machines, motors, and elevator controllers. Be it electrical or mechanical, each season brings with it very different weather patterns which can ultimately have either a negative or positive effect on various parts which make up the complete elevator operation. It’s important to anticipate these problems and plan…
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Elevator Service Trends for Building Owners

Building owners are paying for service that they are not receiving Today it is very common for buildings to have an elevator preventative maintenance contract and not to receive said preventative maintenance. Elevators are being neglected Elevators have been commonly referred to as the black hole within a building. The building relies on the elevator…
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Elevator Inspections vs. Elevator Testing vs. Elevator Audits

In the elevator industry, inspection, testing and audit are terms commonly used interchangeably yet, in reality, they are quite different. An elevator inspection or escalator inspection is typically performed by the Authority Having Jurisdiction . The purpose of an inspection is to evaluate whether or not all elevator equipment and its related counterparts meet current…
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Excessive Elevator Maintenance Charges

An elevator maintenance contract is a vital piece to the upkeep of all vertical transportation/elevator equipment. The terms and conditions of a maintenance contract can quite literally make or break the life of the equipment. Elevator maintenance contracts are written by the elevator service provider with terms and conditions in their own favor. Most building…
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