One construction company made a few changes to the school and they ended up saving over $5 million. Some of the significant changes they made to save money were: Changing overhead folding doors to storefront windows saved aver $1.5 million. They even went as far as changing fabric that is used to treat the soil. That cost saving measure saved them over $250,000. The other big cost saving measure was to changing various weather barriers. That saved them $1.5 million.
- There were many design changes to the school for their $5 million savings
- Boldt swapped their overhead folding doors to help them save $1.6 million
- Concrete casting was another cost saving method that the school used.
“The benefit of this statute is that the school district can select the builder and is able to work with them in a collaborative way.”