Roughly half of all ideas surfaced during a LeanBlitz can be traced to difficulty with the plans: missing dimensions, confusing or conflicting information, too much or too little option detail, location conflicts (e.g. drain vs. joist), complex structures, errors, uncorrected redlines, reversed plan omissions, etc. Resolving these before construction saves return trips, repairs, schedule delays, rework, scrap, excess material usage… and may improve HVAC performance enough to reduce load specifications.
In most cases, lessons learned on your more frequently built plans carry over to other plans in your portfolio. While some issues are tied too closely to the basic structure to be remedied, a surprising number can be worked out. LeanPlan Workout always pays for itself.
There are two parts to LeanPlan Workout.
Eliminating design-induced waste reduces construction cost and improves quality with no value loss to the homeowner. Suppliers & trades eagerly join in the process because it makes their lives easier and their labor more profitable while reducing total cost to you.
LeanPlan workout does not require or suggest a change in Architect. Any Architect and/or engineer, internal or external, can proceed from the clean red-lines we provide, and they will thereafter have a template from which to improve other existing and future plans.
LeanPlan Workout consists of
If engaged during or shortly following a LeanBuilding Blitz, the Lead TrueNorth Facilitator already familiar with your product, processes, suppliers, and trades remains attached to your project and the price is discounted.
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