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Elevator modernization – new era of people flow

In an increasingly digitalized world, everything is connected – the elevator modernization cost is offset by many benefits. With an elevator modernization checklist, you can update elevator safety features while adding new people flow solutions and value-adding services from KONE and our partners. Optimize people flow, operational efficiency, and elevator safety, while making sure your property is ready to take advantage of future smart-building technologies with elevator modernization.

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Connect for smooth people flow

The elevator modernization cost gives you a connected elevator that puts you and your users in control. You can add smart, value-adding services that optimize people flow, make everyday life easier for users, and increase elevator safety while ensuring your building is geared up for the future. Elevator modernization ensures that your building evolves with the changing needs of tenants.

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Redefine the user experience

Elevator modernization gives users real-time information on-the-go, as well as an exciting, multisensory ride-experience and other smart building applications. It allows you to update elevator safety features and make every day more convenient by improving accessibility and availability.

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Elevator modernization and smart insights

As your experienced partner for smarter buildings, we can offer elevator modernization and help you manage your property more efficiently with valuable insights into end-user behavior that can be used to enhance elevator safety, optimize people flow and improve the user experience.

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Partner with a sustainability leader

Partner with a sustainability leader

We help you achieve your eco-efficiency goals during every phase of your building’s life cycle, from design and construction to maintenance and modernization. Our energy-efficient solutions and services for smart eco-cities, low-carbon communities, and net-zero sustainable buildings support the ongoing transition towards a more sustainable future for urban living.  

Our elevator modernization solutions

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Full replacement

With full replacement we completely remove your old elevator and install a brand-new, accessibility-compliant one in your building’s existing shaft. We recommend this option if:

  • your elevator is more than 25 years old
  • is unreliable, cramped, or slow
  • is difficult for some people to access and use

AVERAGE TIMEFRAME 4-6 WEEKS *

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Modular modernization

We can upgrade your elevator’s performance and appearance, and cut running costs, by updating entire systems – such as the hoisting machinery, electrification system, or doors – in one go. Modular modernization is ideal if your elevator is:

  • 15 to 20 years old
  • consuming a lot of electricity
  • doesn’t level accurately with landing floors
  • has an outdated and impractical interior

AVERAGE TIMEFRAME 1-2 WEEKS *

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Component upgrades

Component upgrades are a quick and cost-effective way to make small improvements to things like the elevator door operator, signalization, or lighting system. These types of upgrades are recommended for elevators that are:

  • more than 10 years old
  • suffering from problems like noisy doors or outdated and impractical signalization

AVERAGE TIMEFRAME 1-2 DAYS *

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