Elevator Modernization

Every building is unique in its design and needs. Selection of the safest vertical transportation equipment is extremely important when considering a capital improvement. Making that selection is often left to the elevator contractor which can leave you filled with uncertainty, confusion and unanswered questions.

Proper planning minimizes down time, maximizes reuse of existing elevator components, and allows for appropriate incorporation of state-of-the-art products. Our elevator modernization services result in an improved system that works more efficiently, and provides increased reliability, safety, and comfort for all users. Our mission is to assist in all decision making that pertains to your capital improvement project. We do that by:

  • Analyzing the existing equipment
  • Scheduling equipment that should be reused or replaced
  • Developing plans and specification development for adapting new equipment to meet existing, as well as ongoing, conditions
  • Answering bidder's questions and writing clarifying addendums
  • Evaluating work progress and specification compliance
  • Insisting on onsite quality control throughout any modernization
  • Arranging site visits to evaluate that work progress and specification compliance
  • Reviewing the design, engineering and serviceability characteristics of any proposed equipment
  • Advising on final selections, interviews, and award of contracts
  • Assisting owners in negotiating with contractors to finalize pricing and work schedules
  • Providing assistance with cab and fixture designs selection
  • Monitoring attendance at meetings and payment application approval
  • Handling final acceptance and punch list compilations
  • Handling final acceptance and punch list compilations
  • Securing from the installer all necessary diagnostic tools and technical materials required for future maintenance requirements
  • Providing all necessary J51/MCI information, so that our fee and the contractor's fee are correctly applied

Since every project is different and every owner/manager has different requirements, SCG can custom tailor their services to fit your individual needs.