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Our Integrated Approach

For over twenty years, we have followed a design-build model, with planning and production teams working together to deliver beautiful, efficient long-lasting renovations. This model enables us—indeed it forces us—to be accountable for every aspect of a project from initial schematic design through warranty follow up.

Process

Our Process

  • 1 | Courtship
  • 2 | Planning and Design
    • 2A | Pre-planning
    • 2B | Initial Planning
    • 2C | Plan Development
  • 3 | Construction
  • 4 | Post-Construction

Courtship

Objectives

  • Develop shared understanding of initial project scope, budget and timeline
  • Determine whether Byggmeister is best fit for project

Deliverables

Signed planning agreement

Commitments

No Fee

Planning and Design

Objectives

  • Establish project goals and program
  • Document relevant zoning requirements
  • Document existing conditions

Deliverables

Design brief

Zoning report (if applicable)

Commitments

Hourly Billing

Pre-planning

Objectives

  • Establish project goals and program
  • Document relevant zoning requirements
  • Document existing conditions

Deliverables

Design brief

Zoning report (if applicable)

Commitments

Hourly billing

Initial Planning

Objectives

  • Develop schematic solutions to needs identified in pre-planning
  • Define project scope
  • Provide budgetary feedback on schematic design and scope

Deliverables

Existing and proposed schematic drawings

Draft products and finishes list

Feasibility scope of work

Feasibility budget

Commitments

Hourly billing

Plan Development

Objectives

  • Develop construction drawings
  • Develop fully detailed project scope and specifications
  • Select all products and finishes
  • Secure hard quotes from vendors and subcontractors

Deliverables

Construction drawing set

Construction scope of work

Construction products and finishes list

Construction budget

Weekly construction schedule

Signed construction agreement

Commitments

Hourly billing

Construction

Objectives

  • Build project as planned on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction

Deliverables

Weekly meetings and progress notes

Period construction administration site visits

Completed and signed punchlist on final completion

Use and care guide

Commitments

Fixed Price

Stages

Demolition

Framing

Exterior

Rough Mechanical

Insulation

Plaster and Trim

Flooring

Finishes

Painting

Punchlist

Post-Construction Monitoring and Follow-Up

Objectives

  • Ensure client satisfaction
  • Confirm that new equipment operates properly
  • Resolve warranty issues
  • Document impact of our work on home energy use

Deliverables

Post-project debrief meeting

6, 12 and 24 month warranty check-ins

Touch ups and repairs (as needed)

Energy report

Commitments

No fee