Due to the increasing complexity of building codes and varying degrees of construction projects it is becoming more and more effective to engage a consultant on all sized projects.
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Consultants possess vast knowledge and experience in a particular field coupled with a track record of past accomplishments. For Consultants to work effectively they should adopt collaborative practices as early in the project as possible.
An Architectural consultant will possess the knowledge and experience to help navigate through the intertwining web of a project from the initial project vision through to building permit release. The Architectural consultant identifies areas where the need to appoint other consultants or project team members is necessary, as well as the points in time along the project schedule to engage other members, to ensure an efficient and streamlined approach to project success.
Building consultants provide critical expertise to mitigate risks, from their experience in working on a variety of construction projects and conducting many site visit reviews. A Building consultant must also be able to effectively problem solve site conditions that arise due to variations in installation and unforeseen circumstances then offer solutions which maintain the existing design intent in addition to providing suitable compliance with building codes and municipal bylaws. With an understanding of building science, Building consultants can help with an overall building envelope performance and occupant comfort.
Involvement of a Code consultant early in the project provides technical code expertise and in-depth knowledge necessary to ensure project success. Code consultants provide commentary and feedback which can reduce delays, decrease costs, and expedite construction. Where required, the development of a project code report by a Code consultant can help streamline projects through the approval process.