Value Engineering to Maximize Your Aquatic Systems Investment

September 10, 2013
Value Engineering to Maximize Your Aquatic Systems Investment

In the construction world, the value engineering (VE) phase often occurs as projects move from their initial design to the construction documentation phase. I have found that many in the aquatic systems world interpret value engineering exclusively as an exercise in which aspects of a project are cut to bring down the bottom line cost. In reality, the true purpose of value engineering is to fundamentally improve the value of the project. When evaluating a project during the VE phase, designers are looking for modifications which increase system function without increasing dollars spent, or decrease dollars spent without sacrificing function.  >>read more<<