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It's not unusual for the owner of a Class A property to want to refresh the
cab of an elevator. There can be all kinds of reasons, including the need to
stay competitive with a neighboring property.
There's one key detail. If an upgrade, even a cosmetic one, is planned of
the cab interior, it can be important to weigh the elevator cab before and
after the renovation, consultants say. If the weight of the cab increases by
5 percent or more, the elevator counterweight may need to be changed.