What is Elevator Modernization?
Just as older structures can be remodeled to improve their appearance, functionality, and operating efficiency, elevator modernization brings this critical system within a building up to contemporary standards and design preferences. Elevator systems are designed to operate around the clock for decades, but as time passes, the numerous components involved in such a system can become worn down, fall out of modern design trends, and even start to cost their owners more money — in both maintenance and energy usage.
With elevator modernization, companies can identify outdated or worn-out components not only in the elevator car itself but also in the elevator infrastructure. For example, the machine drive, speed governor, various rail systems, pulley systems, and buffers can all start to wear down. They may even be exposed to moisture or other damage if the structure itself is beginning to age. Over time, repairing and maintaining these older, worn-down systems will begin to cost more money and consume more energy.
How We Approach Elevator Modernization
Southwest Elevator Company has worked with numerous business owners, real estate companies, builders, and developers on elevator modernization projects. We are proud to have revitalized some of the most expensive real estate buildings in our service territory. In each project, we work closely with all involved parties to ensure that our elevator modernization efforts are aligned with their budget.
However, every elevator modernization project that we undertake is completely unique. We will customize our modernization efforts to the design of the building to ensure this important infrastructure system matches its unique look. Furthermore, Southwest Elevator is committed to being environmentally friendly. We focus on using eco-friendly products and solutions and will advise all parties of the technology and solutions available.
Southwest Elevator will also provide additional support in ensuring the elevator modernization project meets all applicable safety and compliance requirements. We will assist in obtaining permits and certifications necessary for the elevator to be open to the public and will keep all parties informed on status and progress.
Work with Elevator Modernization Experts
For more than 30 years, Southwest Elevator has been helping real estate firms, builders, developers, and business owners with their elevator modernization efforts. If your company is looking for a modernization solution, our team is here to help. We offer certified QEI inspectors with years of experience and training and will provide the utmost in service for your next project.
Contact us today to learn more about our elevator modernization capabilities.