VA Chicago: Elevator Modernization

Apogee is the prime contractor for the complete architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical replacement and modernization of four active elevators and one abandoned elevator.

Our scope of work includes:

  • Replacing existing cars
  • Cab interiors of high durability stainless steel
  • Car guide rails
  • Replace machine drives with high efficiency motors and solid-state drives
  • Car buffers
  • Landing and cab doors, include lights in doors

Elevator controls include:

  • New elevator call buttons and indicators
  • Elevator
  • Predictive sequencing controls
  • CBC fire recall
  • Code Blue Override
  • Updated safety systems
  • Security Systems (Card Access Control)
  • Renewal of structural components
  • Upgrades to electrical system and connection to JBVAMC emergency generators.
  • Landing indicators
  • Control cooling equipment
  • Car ventilation
  • Lighting

Apogee’s modernization and renovation of elevator mechanical spaces includes:

  • Demolition and removal of abandoned equipment.
  • Replacement of HVAC system
  • New lighting and receptacles
  • Sealing mechanical space floors

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