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Elevator Modernization - Elevator Renovation

Elevator renovation for digitally enabled people flow

In an increasingly digitalized world, elevator renovation allows you to keep up by adding connectivity to your elevator. With modular modernization, you can make your elevator smarter and more desirable with new people flow solutions and value-adding services from KONE and our partners.

Modular modernization is ideal if the overall condition of your elevator is still functional, but updating things like the elevator control system and the hoisting unit would significantly improve its performance. Upgrading an existing elevator by updating the elevator control system optimizes people flow and operational efficiency, while elevator renovation makes sure your property is ready to take advantage of future smart-building technologies.

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Replace an elevator, add connectivity

Full elevator replacement gives you a modern, connected elevator that allows you to add new smart building solutions and services that increase the value of a building. Replace an elevator and get connectivity built in. The elevator replacement cost is a good investment because it allows you to take advantage of smart building services developed by KONE and our People Flow Ecosystem partners. You can also connect your own services and aim to reduce the cost of a building even more. The result is a tailored experience that evolves with the changing needs of tenants.

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Redefine the user experience

Increase the value of a building with full elevator replacement and offer users real-time information on-the-go, an exciting multisensory ride-experience, and other smart building applications. Replace an elevator and add everyday convenience by improving accessibility and availability.

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Successful elevator renovation with KONE

As your experienced partner for elevator renovation and smarter buildings, we can offer you the flexiblity of modular modernization and help you manage your property more efficiently with valuable insights into end-user behavior that can be used to continuously 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 *

KONE elevator modernization process

We're with you every step of the way

We're with you every step of the way

We support you at every step of the elevator modernization process, from planning and installation to handover. And with on-going maintenance and monitoring support, we’re there throughout your building’s life cycle.

Benefits of elevator modernization

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Performance

Elevator modernization will mean shorter waiting times, fewer repairs and breakdowns, lower running costs, and enhanced elevator safety features for tenants and visitors. Modern automatic doors and signalization will make sure that your elevator looks good and is easy to use.

Elevator safety

Our innovative improvements in elevator safety give you and your elevator users added peace of mind. The elevator modernization cost is offset by benefits like better functioning car doors, accurate car leveling, improved lighting, a two-way communication system inside the car, an emergency power supply in case of power cuts, and many more elevator safety features.

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Accessibility

With full replacement elevator installation you can increase the size of the car by as much as 50%, and with elevator modernization you can install wide-opening doors to make access easier for people using wheelchairs or pushing baby strollers.

Visual appearance

A good-looking elevator complements your building and enhances the elevator experience for residents and visitors alike. You can completely transform the look and feel of the car interior with new functional and durable materials, innovative patters and finishes, a modern color palette, as well as mirrors and other accessories.

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Connectivity

With KONE elevator modernization, you can future-proof your building with market-leading, connected elevator technology. By adding connected elevators to your elevator modernization checklist, you can create a completely new kind of user experience by adding smart building solutions and services with modernization and elevator installation.

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