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1.6.3 Inspection and maintenance of lifts

1.6.3 Inspection and maintenance of lifts


Ensure regular maintenance and inspection of the lifts system, in order to foresee possible breakdowns and the wear and malfunction of the equipment which would end up in an increase in the energy consumption of the system.


  • The energy savings potential is medium-low. savings up to 20% of the energy consumed in the lift can be obtained, but it depends on the size of the building and the use of it


  • Operation and Maintenance (O&M) staff size, skill level, and budget need to be considered

Economic assessment

Medium-high cost, but it depends on the type of lift and the use of it.

References and best practices

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Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices

Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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