Indicate and note the hoistway walls to be grouted and fire-stopped at top, tight against
floor or roof construction decking.
Hoistway walls shall be plumb. Wall shall not vary more than one inch (25 mm) within
any 60-foot (18-meter) interval of vertical height.
2-6.1 Obtain manufacturer's catalog cuts of the elevator performance. Coordinate the
following elevator description information with the specification writer and appropriate
Number of stops
Number of hoistway openings
Car inside dimension
Car door opening
Electrical design requirements
2-6.2 Coordinate the cab enclosures and hoistway door finishes with the specification writer:
Wall finish and accessories handrails
Interior face of doors
Ceiling finish and lighting
2-6.3 The designer and client must decide whether a passenger or freight elevator is most
appropriate for the facility. This decision will be based on the anticipated usage. If the
elevator will be used to carry people other than a freight handler, it must be designed as a
2-6.4 Design the size of all elevators that carry passengers to accommodate handicapped access
in accordance with UFAS and ADAAG. For all buildings of four stories or more in
height, provide at least one elevator of size to accommodate emergency medical services
in accordance with UBC, Chapter 30.
2-6.5 Passenger elevator design/selections: The design of passenger elevators requires
obtaining and utilizing the appropriate data and criteria to calculate the correct
elevator size and rated load.