Vertical Transportation Consulting

Greenbusch provides planning, design, construction administration, and commissioning services related to the installation of new and/or refurbished vertical transportation conveyances including elevators, escalators, materials lifts and ADA lifts.

We work as members of architectural/engineering design teams; for contractors in the design/build process; and directly for owners on new, existing, and historic buildings.

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Planning Services include traffic analysis, capacity studies, programming, scope development, preliminary cost modeling, systems interdependency review, and scheduling.

Operational Services include existing condition assessment, survey assessment of performance issues including life-cycle cost analysis, replacement cost studies, developing maintenance and performance benchmarks and energy reduction strategies.

Vertical Transportation Design includes code review and space planning as well as interdisciplinary review to ensure interface coordination between vertical transportation and other disciplines; and preparing complete contract documentation of vertical transportation systems including drawings and specifications which allow for competitive bidding.

Construction Administration bid assistance and representation during construction by a design professional to ensure the quality and intent of the design are preserved during construction. Services include representation during construction meetings as well as site inspections to review in-progress and completed work.

Elevator Commissioning Verify car traveling speed, door operating time optimization and other elements not specifically addressed by a code inspection.

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Sound Transit
City of Seattle
King County Housing Authority
Western State Hospital
State of Washington
University of Washington
City of Tacoma
City of Portland
Portland International Airport
Western Washington University
Bellwether Housing