Benefits of a Whole-Building Design Approach
Cx Monitor Newsletter, Issue 5.3
WORKING AS A TEAM EARLIER IN THE DESIGN PROCESS FOSTERS CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING
Buildings are tremendously complex. Even the simplest facilities require a highly trained team of professionals for their design, construction, and eventually, operation. It is amazing that many buildings are ever built, considering the necessary financing, land acquisition, code and jurisdictional requirements, extremely long time frames, moving-target budgets , design- and construction-team coordination and other roadblocks that occur along the way.
With this in mind, how do we create and operate buildings that reduce the impact on local, regional and global ecosystems, and building occupants, while boosting the bottom line? This may seem like a daunting task, but the good news is a specific framework can help streamline the design and construction process.Download