It is critical that escalator are purchase base on quality over price. The equipment are subjected to wear and tear as it needs to transport thousand of people daily.
The escalator had break down a few days and this had inconvenient the public. This is the best mode of transport to get to the NTUC Fairprice and POSB outlet. Else you will need to use the lift lobby and cut across the car park.
It is recommended that building owners evaluate products based on minimum 60% quality over cost. More operating expenses will be incurred if the quality of the product is not satisfactory. This will also bring great challenges to FM on maintaining the uptime of the equipment.