Especially When Commercial Space Is So Efficient
The breakdown of advantages vs. disadvantages for LEED© certifying your medical office is easy – it’s energy cost savings, environmental responsibility, plus marketing position (to name a few) vs. cost.
Many Michigan school boards and schools districts are facing the same problem, outdated buildings with fewer students and a community that already feels burdened by taxes. Asking tax payers to take on a bond to make school improvements seems like it would be a big challenge. Without the right information and resources, it is a much bigger challenge.
We’ve all heard that with great power comes great responsibility, but it’s especially true with the power equipment and tools used on school construction sites. Student safety becomes a big deal as School Districts continue to make updates and renovate their existing/occupied buildings. It’s a big deal also due to the increase of “strangers” who enter the school grounds to work on a construction project. This is demonstrated by the increasing efforts of schools to qualify visitors before they’re allowed to enter school buildings.
There may be a few wacky business owners out there that like surprises and unpredictability. When planning their construction project they don’t care how their new building turns out, how much it costs, or whenever it gets completed. If those business owners exist, we wouldn’t know.
Predictable & Organized
A systemized approach to a construction project is the be
st way to eliminate surprises and unknowns. The obvious benefit to this systemized construction process is that the look of an un-built building, cost to construct, and project schedule are accurately forecasted and guaranteed before a shovel ever meets the ground.