ERIC Number: ED036140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May
Reference Count: 0
Value Engineering in Federal Construction Agencies. The Report of a Conference Convened by the Federal Construction Council, Building Research Advisory Board, at the National Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C., May 27, 1969).
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Building Research Advisory Board.
A series of papers and deliberations of the conference are presented which--(1) identify the policies, practices, and procedures of the various agencies, (2) identify and discuss unresolved problems related to value engineering, and (3) derive conclusions regarding the future course of value engineering programs in federal construction agencies. Both the design and construction phases of value engineering are discussed in relation to their influence on new construction projects. Several federal construction agencies report on the relationship of value engineering to their agency. Specific problem areas in value engineering are analyzed such as--(1) principles of organizational arrangements, (2) cost reduction, (3) the position of value engineering in management, (4) contract incentive clauses, (5) project selection and initiation, (6) configuration management, (7) techniques and procedures, and (8) innovations and management support. (TC)
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Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Building Research Advisory Board.