HELPING YOU INCREASE THE QUALITY OF YOUR DOCUMENTS
This site exists to support architects interested in improving efficiency, increasing the quality of your documents, reducing your liability and increasing your profitability. The building and construction industry has changed the way we work over the last 15-20 years. We have to be FASTER, we have to do it for less FEE, and still have to maintain a level of QUALITY in our documents. The PROBLEM is we don't have enough time to dedicate to training our staff, implementing quality management programs, all while getting the work done on time. This website provides training resources and time saving tools to help your architectural firm increase efficiency and the quality of your documents. If you are interested, please subscribe to my blog and send me an email, I'd love to hear from you.
High Quality = Cost Reduction
Research indicates increased document quality can decrease the cost of construction by 30 percent or more, due to decreases in change orders & schedule.
Poor Quality eats your profit
Poor quality documents increases the time you spend answering contractor questions & updating your documents, costing your firm valuable profits.
Reduced Change Orders & RFI's
Increased document quality reduces the number of change orders & RFI's. Reducing time spent in the CA phase can equal increased profits.
Coordination: The Biggest Quality issue
Interdisciplinary coordination is the biggest quality issue. It increases construction cost, and reduces design firm profits.
Redline A.C. Blog Post No. 3 Contractors live for finding the errors in your construction documents. This is their mode of “maximizing profits“. In this blog post series, I’ll be digging into “Contractor’s Guide to Change Orders”: and pulling out important areas where architects can concentrate their quality efforts to minimize project cost increases and exposure[…]
Redline AC Post No.2: All these Emails, when will they stop? Seems like we can never get ahead of the mass quantities of emails that inundate our lives these days. I’m just talking about a normal day, what about when you come back from vacation? OMG HELP! You just want to say “I give up” and you[…]
Redline A.C. Post No. 1: My focus here is to help you increase your firms profitability by increasing the quality of your documents. Hi, I’m Dennis Diener and I am the owner of Redline Architectural Consultants, LLC, which is a consulting firm specializing in the quality aspects of the architectural building profession. I’ve been in the[…]