Many clients have little understanding of what their elevator service company is actually providing, or is supposed to provide to maintain their elevator equipment properly. By reviewing your current elevator contracts, SCG ensures that our clients are receiving fair value from their elevator service company.
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 with uncertainty, confusion and unanswered questions.
Owners of any elevated property are solely responsible for insuring that the proper inspections/tests and witnessing of such inspections/tests are performed on their elevator(s) between January and December of each year. New code changes went into effect beginning January 1, 2009. Non-compliance with the new code could result in fines of up to $5,030.00 per elevator device.
As an approved Elevator agency, Sierra Consulting Group, Inc is prepared to assist with the new amended NYC Building Code. As of Jan 1, 2022, Building owners will be responsible to hire approved licensed inspection agencies such as SCG to perform the annual Periodic Inspection in addition to the Category Inspection. The NYC DOB will provide further updates regarding the facilitation of the filing process at this time.
Are your elevators compliant with the upcoming code changes? 2020 Door Lock Monitoring Deadline is approaching fast. Many clients are also addressing the 2027 Single Plunger Brake Code now.
SCG works with insurance companies and insurance adjusters to review elevator equipment that has been affected by water, fire or collision damage. As an independent third party, we provide the following services when estimating damage and determining origin. In addition SCG has licensed expeditors to work on your behalf with NYC DOB.
Maintenance and modernization specification requests are fulfilled by a thorough onsite inspection of the elevator equipment. Upon completion of our site inspection, SCG organizes the following in order to assure customer satisfaction and code compliance