ZEN Industries' September 2014 e-Newsletter 
 

Proactive vs. Reactive Project Management

hvac installation zen industries industrial ductHow Coordination Drawings Help You Lead the Way

Saving money, making more profit, and completing projects smoothly, with fewer headaches are goals everyone can agree on.

But say things like “improved efficiency,” and “proactive project management,” and suddenly it sounds like too much effort to change.

At ZEN M.E.P., we understand how easily putting out fires can become a way of life, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Embracing Proactive Project Management can be a game changer for your customers, employees, suppliers, and your bottom line.

In the field is where we see clearly how Information Modeling and Coordination Drawings can improve all M.E.P. installations.

B.I.M. and Coordination Drawings

spiral ductwork industrial hvacB.I.M. is simply the “virtual construction” of a building before the foundation is dug. Using modern software, B.I.M. considers time and cost in an integral way with design.

By using Building Information Modeling techniques, ZEN M.E.P is able to provide coordination drawings that make the life of every Project Manager, Superintendent, and Foreman far easier.

Our detailed and precise coordination drawings eliminate conflict between contractors and develop an installation plan that is objectively best for the project as a whole - while saving you time, money, and waste.

Who Benefits and How?

Project Management and Administration

  • Project Managers are able to capture change orders in real time, reduce RFIs, and minimize conflicts between the trades.
  • Foremen and Superintendents are able to run more jobs as project efficiency increases.
  • Administration enjoys more accurate billing and records keeping.

Field Operations

  • Lower field labor costs and lower skill levels needed for the same tasks.
  • Accurate delivery of materials on-site, ahead of need.
  • Greater field productivity and increased quality of work.
  • Improved communications and less field based decisions.
  • First trades on site no longer claim ceiling space and box you in.
  • Efficient shake out and materials check in.

Profitability and Competitive Advantage

  • This proactive stance offered by usng coordination drawings helps differentiate you from your competition.
  • It’s not too much to say we have seen skyrocketing profitability when building information modeling, digital coordination drawings, and proactive project management are brought on board.

You can learn more by reading our article on Coordination Drawings and B.I.M. Projects. Then call ZEN M.E.P. at 877-600-0274 or use our easy-to-complete contact form.

Your Experts in Shop & Coordination Drawings

ZEN M.E.P. was founded to meet an industry wide need in the preparation of duct drawings, B.I.M. drawings, and coordination drawings. At ZEN M.E.P., we rely on experienced draftsman to “push the envelope” by exercising their well-honed skills in the latest software environments.

Want to learn more? Please contact us today! We’re ready to help with your project!


No matter how big or small your project:

No matter how demanding the project, ZEN Industries has the experience and expertise you need.  To learn more, Contact ZEN Industries today!

ZEN Industries provides all or part of your HVAC needs. HVAC ductwork manufactured according to your schedule, meeting 3rd Edition 2005 SMACNA standards. Contact Drew McCaffrey - Sales & Estimating at 877-600-0274.

Success in our business is about service.

Success in our business is about service.  The quality of our HVAC duct work is of the highest caliber and our price competitive with the best in the industry. Nonetheless, quality and price are default items today in sheet metal fabrication. They give us access to the playing field. Service is where ZEN Industries Inc. gains its edge, and service means people - it's about our experienced personnel and the relationships we build with each and every customer.

Learn more at www.ZENIndustries.com or at www.ZENMEP.com  

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