Are You Really Saving Money With Master Plan Sets or Just Wasting Time?


In my more than 20 years in residential architecture, I often have seen production home builders working off master plan sets. Imagine a 2,500-square-foot house with multiple structural options, framing sheets, electrical sheets, HVAC layout sheets, plumbing layout sheets, etc. The master plan may run more than 100 pages. After a client purchases a home and creates their list of desired options, someone from the building company goes through the 100-plus page set with their red pen, circling items that apply to that job and crossing out things that don’t.  Read More