Vertical Transportation

Ensuring Your Elevators and Escalators Are Valuable Assets

Vertical Transportation

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Expertise is Always in the Room

Elevators and escalators are one of the most visible and highly utilized assets in your building. Your CAPEX and OPEX spending can be ruined or restored by how efficiently they are designed, managed and maintained. Everyone, from owners to tenants, measures the quality of your building based on elevator performance.

Lerch Bates specializes in elevator and escalator consulting at any point in your building’s life, from design and construction through asset management and modernization.

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Offering Comprehensive Services Tailored to Your Building’s Lifecycle

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Design

We optimize core utilization, ensure implementation goes smoothly, and help you plan for and prevent future problems. Our recommendations consider peak traffic patterns, average wait time, capacity handling, average time to destination, mixed use and priority services requirements, and assumptions about future populations in your building. Click here to learn more about our vertical transportation design services.

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Construct

We develop scaled final drawings, performance-based equipment specification and a preventative maintenance agreement. Leveraging our expertise and industry knowledge, we deliver the best elevator contractor for your needs. Our services include bid management, award recommendation and contract support recommendations. We provide submittal review and approval, jobs reports and progress meetings, and final project review and punch list. Click here to learn more about our vertical transportation construction consulting services.

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Manage

Lerch Bates Solutions™ program is designed to protect your investment. Whether it’s the constant issues with your elevator or escalator system, a frustrating relationship with your service company, or unexpected costs and invoices, maintenance management can be a drain on your time, energy and budget.

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Repair + Modernize

Modernization ‘resets’ your equipment lifecycle and extends the life of your asset for another 20-25 years. We deliver services that ensure your upgrade is delivered on time, on budget and at the highest quality standards while disrupting the day-to-day activities in your building as little as possible. Click here to learn more about our vertical transportation modernization services.

“I was faced with the option of making a $20k upgrade or a $800k rehab to my elevator problem and wasn’t sure which was the right one for our organization. Lerch Bates helped me discern the right choice given all the factors.”