Eco-efficient construction | KONE

By: Kone  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Elevators, Waste Handling, Rail Handling

KONE installs thousands of elevators each year. Our aim is to ensure that our installation services are carried out in an eco-efficient way. Examples of our efforts in this area are:

  • Efficient installation processes and methods that reduce the number of technicians required on site and the environmental impacts of traveling.
  • Clearly defined site requirements that need to be fulfilled before installation starts, eliminating unnecessary site visits.
  • Environmentally efficient waste handling on site, using separate containers for hazardous, metal, electrical, wood, and mixed waste.
  • Reduced chemical use through new installation methods – for example, reducing the amount of solvents needed for guide rail handling by 25,000 liters per year.

Keywords: Elevators, Rail Handling, Waste Handling,

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