The project design stage is one of the most important, determining who and how your project will be bid out, and what costs you can expect to incur.
At Marx Sheet Metal & Mechanical Inc., we offer you a variety of options to ensure the experience you have with us is exceptional.
Phases of Project Design, Implementation
Every project is unique, but the phases of design your project will go through will maintain industry standards that those in the business have come to expect.
The phases of project design include:
When you utilize our services, you can expect your project design and implementation to follow through with only the best of the industry standards. We utilize the following computerized systems:
- Quickpen “Autobid” Digitized Graphical Estimating Systems
- Primavera/Enterprise Project Planner Scheduling System
- Autodesk Fabrication
- Autodesk Navisworks Manage/Simulate
The professionals of Marx Sheet Metal & Mechanical Inc. understand that your project design needs are unique. That’s why we offer a variety of delivery methods.
Integrated Project Delivery – (IPD): This delivery method is utilized to create maximum efficiency and involvement of all parties from the design phase through fabrication and construction.
It was developed on the similar principles of Lean Design and Construction, which aims to reduce costs, materials, time, and effort.
Design-Build: Considered the fastest growing method to deliver construction projects in America, Design-Build delivery methods depend on the contractor and the designer to work together to fulfill the project guidelines as established by the owner’s timeline and budget.
Design-Build delivery methods have many benefits including:
- Single-Source Accountability
- Cost Savings
- Faster Delivery
- Improved Quality
- Reduced Risk
Design-Assist: This delivery method utilizes a teamwork approach to design and construction. The contractor does not see the plans and specifications until they have been completed by the architect or engineer.
Design-Assist delivery methods have benefits including:
- Expansive solutions
- Cost Savings
- Reliable Communication and Resources
Plan-Spec: In this delivery method, the architect and design consultants produce the construction documents. It will then go through the bidding process.
Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP): When the project owner utilizes a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) delivery method, they will request a GMP which is based on the construction documents and specifications at the time of the GMP and any reasonably inferred items or tasks.
This ensures that the owner is aware of any costs associated with the project that may emerge while keeping the budget in mind.
Cost Plus: In a Cost Plus delivery method, the client will agree to the cost to perform the project, plus a specified overhead cost and profit, also known as the contractor’s fee.
Project Design Services by Marx Sheet Metal & Mechanical, Inc.
The team at Marx Sheet Metal & Mechanical Inc. pride ourselves on serving our clients and community with the most up-to-date options for all projects.
If you are in need of manufacturing services in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, contact the project design professionals of Marx Sheet Metal & Mechanical and Mechanical, Inc.–(570) 824-4737. We work with you, for you, and beside you.