Facility Operations

Conveying Equipment


  • Selection of products shall meet LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) criteria.
  • Work shall be performed in accordance with  ANSI/ASME A17.1 – Safety code for Elevators and Escalators
  • Submittals shall include shop drawings, schematic wiring diagram, product data and maintenance manuals.  Maintenance manuals are required and shall minimally include operating and maintenance instructions, parts listing, recommended parts inventory listing, purchase source listing for major and critical components, and emergency instructions.  Provide three sets of maintenance manuals for the Owner’s use after approval of all shop drawings.
  •      Full maintenance shall be provided by skilled, competent employees of the elevator Installer for a period of 12 months following Date of Substantial Completion at no additional cost to the Owner.  Full maintenance services to be included under this contract and at no additional cost to the Owner shall minimally include (1) monthly preventive maintenance performed during normal working hours, (2) repair or replacement of worn or defective parts or components, (3) lubricating, cleaning, and adjusting as required for proper elevator operation in conformance with specified requirements and (4) 24-hours-per-day, 7-days-per-week emergency callback service.  Exclude only repair or replacement due to misuse, abuse, accidents, or neglect caused by persons other than Installer’s personnel.
  • Contract documents shall require a letter from the elevator manufacturer (on manufacturer’s letterhead) verifying that the manufacturer acknowledges and will comply with all requirements of the specifications relative to repair and maintenance tools.  Specifically, the letter shall include language that acknowledges the acceptance of the following:
  • Any and all maintenance diagnostic tools, electrical schematic wiring diagrams and any access codes and passwords required to perform any maintenance function over the life of the equipment such as diagnostics, adjustments or parameter reprogramming shall be provided to the Owner on the Date of Substantial Completion.  Tools may be handheld or built into the control system and shall function for the life of the equipment without the requirement to return them to the Manufacturer.  Provide complete operations and maintenance manuals including diagnostics instructions for troubleshooting the microprocessor system.  The Owner shall not be required to sign licensing agreements related to the use or maintenance or repair tools.
  • It is the intention of the Owner to obtain competitive bids for all maintenance and repair services and material for the elevator provided.  Accordingly, the use of proprietary equipment or equipment requiring the use of any proprietary items throughout the life of the equipment is unacceptable.  In addition, any special tools, prints, technical data, layouts, hardware, software, etc. required throughout the life of the equipment and which cannot be obtained from multiple suppliers, must be provided by the manufacturer to the Owner at substantial completion of the project.
  • An emergency telephone will be furnished by the Owner for field installed by the contractor.


142100-2600 – ELEVATORS

  • Provide a 12 month warranty which begins on the date of Substantial Completion.
  • Stainless steel doors and frames.
  • Flooring is to be coordinated with adjacent surfaces.
  • Whenever practical and cost permissible, provide 2 cars minimum per each building.
  • Cab controls:
  • Exterior controls @ 29” A.F.F.
  • Interior controls should be placed under the rail
  • Penthouse or other floor controls shall be keyed to the University Maintenance key and not a manufacturer’s key.  Refer to Division 08 for University key specifications.
  • Door opening/closing time should be adjustable.
  • Provide sight and voice announcement at each floor.
  • LED lighting is preferred.
  • Provide elevator travel to Penthouse floor if there is large equipment at that level.