The Advantages of Assembly-Based Design for Better Project Delivery

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 | 3pm EDT

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Assemblies have played a minor role ever since the deployment of the Uniformat classifications. However, the advantages of expanding their influence during design has taken a step up for a number of reasons. In this session, we will explore the latest developments focusing on assembly-based design from both manufacturer and designer points of view and why you should consider moving toward an assembly-based process.

Learning objectives

  • Explore lessons from the field, design considerations, preconstruction coordination requirements, and types of projects that may be suitable for assembly-based design.
  • Describe the advantages of assembly-based designs for manufacturers for limited liabilities and single-source assembly acquisition.
  • Discuss through an example the construction types and fire-rating considerations with UL-listed assemblies and their application.
  • Present a work flow to instill the focus on assemblies during the design process.

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