NORTH AMERICAN BUILDING TOTAL TRANSFORMATION COMPLETED!
This job was an incredible transformation of a building running with 4 different decades worth of elevator equipment. Over a 2 year period, we modernized this 5-car elevator system running on equipment from 1980, 1965, 1948 and dating as far back as 1929. As the project progressed, we were able to keep the un-modernized elevators running while bringing each new elevator online. We basically built a second machine room inside the existing room and worked around all that moving equipment for the better part of 2 years.
We added new governors, new rope grippers, new doors, new door equipment. We removed thousands of feet of abandoned wire and piping. We added new cabs, new compensation all new pit equipment and still kept the old dispatching system alive until we turned over the 4th out of 5 elevators. As you can see, we were unable to even take a picture of the whole machine room as we had to remove 15 tons of antiquated equipment piece by piece once we got the new system on-line. The original Otis #74 machines were retained and refurbished as part of this project and all elevators are now modernized with new Smartrise controls containing DSD 412 drives. This was by far one of the most complex modernizations we have completed as the OEM equipment was such a different mix of manufactures that it was truly one of a kind.
On January 16, 2023, 5 employees from Elite Elevator Services moved 3 new Controllers to each machine room in three separate buildings at Parkview for a total of 9 Controllers. Using the crane, each controller was carefully lifted to the roof of the buildings and carefully unloaded into the machine rooms. The all-day event was […]
COMPLETED MODERNIZATION! of 6 Mid-Rise Geared Cars and is currently in Progress. Phase I was completed in November of 2020.
COMPLETE MODERNIZATION of 4 Mid-Rise Geared Cars and is currently in progress
TOTAL TRANSFORMATION COMPLETED! Removed Mid 19th Century technology and replaced it with today’s technology!
COMPLETE MODERNIZATION: re-engineer to install new energy efficient power units to low rise hydraulic elevators.
COMPLETE MODERNIZATION of three gear-less high speed elevator cars.
Phase 3 started in October 2019 and is currently in progress. Phase 1 was completed in 2016 and Phase 2 was completed in 2018.
High traffic office building modernized all elevators in Spring of 2017.