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Vertical Transportation Overview

Vertical transportation has moved humans and resources for thousands of years, from the animal-powered lifts of ancient Rome to the high-powered electric elevators of today’s high rises. Behind those elevators and escalators lies a complex system of motors and cables that can bring business to a halt when malfunctions occur. Gannett Fleming’s vertical transportation experts know these systems inside and out and offer the design solutions that keep clients in business.

Our Experience

Our ASME QEI-1 certified professionals specialize in the design, modernization, and maintenance of elevators, escalators, and moving walks. We collaborate with you to assess, design, install, test, and maintain your system, giving you confidence in your system’s safety and reliability.

Vertical Transportation Solutions

  • Aviation
  • Commercial
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Recreation/hospitality
  • Retail
  • Transit.

Our comprehensive planning, hands-on supervision, attention to detail, and compliance with project schedules and budgets means we are a proactive part of the team, whether we work directly with the owner or as a member of a design team.

Vertical Transportation Services

  • BIM modeling
  • Code compliance
  • Commissioning
  • Construction phase services
  • Contract enforcement
  • Custom AutoCAD design drawings
  • Customized specification and procurement documents
  • Design of new or modernized equipment
  • Equipment surveys
  • Independent equipment reviews
  • Inspections
  • Maintenance
  • Pedestrian traffic analysis
  • Quality assurance review.

  • Parametricoder

    Parametricoder™

    Designed and owned by Gannett Fleming, the Parametricoder™ gathers mechanical performance measurements of vertical transportation equipment. Precisely measured parameters of speed, vibrations, accelerations, and decelerations provide excellent technical data that reflect the system’s mechanical and electrical performance. We use that data to design effective preventive maintenance programs to help protect your equipment investment.
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    Oculus Network®

    Oculus Network®, designed and owned by Gannett Fleming, is a remote monitoring and maintenance management tool for elevators, escalators, pumps, fans, and other equipment. Oculus connects mechanical equipment to a unique alarm and management system that senses when corrective action is needed, then automatically generates work orders. Owners rely on the fast, accurate information provided by Oculus to manage preventive maintenance activities and keep their systems running smoothly.

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