On a typical construction project, navigating the layers of management can be a challenge. Behind every final product is the design and planning, permitting, pre-construction, procurement and construction, which can be increasingly difficult with complex oversight and added layers of subcontractors and suppliers. With the traditional design-bid-build approach, if something goes wrong between the independent consultants, designers and engineers, handling disputes between who to blame and how to adjust can be costly and stressful. Linde’s Design-Build Project Delivery System changes that.
Under a design-build contract, one company is hired to oversee both the design and the construction of the new property. The intent is to minimize the complexity of multiple contracts for the owner and to realize time and cost savings by streamlining responsibilities, reducing paperwork and allowing work that would otherwise be sequential to be done simultaneously.
With the help of our design, installation, project management and engineering teams, you can count on Linde’s experience and expertise to recommend and install a reliable and safe gas distribution system, tailored to your specific needs. Here are 5 reasons to choose Linde’s Design-Build Project Delivery System for your construction needs.
Design-build is intended to be a collaborative, fully integrated process that is built on mutual respect, teamwork, innovation and creative problem solving. With Linde’s design, installation and engineering teams working as one, they have the same goal – to complete a successful project that meets or exceeds the owner's expectation. If the project faces a challenge, pointing fingers is no option. Everyone works on a solution together as a team.
With one design-build entity, there is a unified flow of work from initial concept through completion. Linde’s knowledgeable and skilled Construction Project Managers are responsible for the successful installation of your new gas supply system. They are dedicated to managing all phases of your project – from the moment design begins until the installation is complete – and to see it is completed on time and on budget.
After installation, Linde will test and inspect your gas distribution systems to make sure your systems are all operating at peak performance and that you are productive from the start. To further boost your productivity, our team will also familiarize you and your team to your new gas distribution systems and provide any necessary training.
Once your system is installed and tested, it’s time to get work done. With Linde, you have access to our comprehensive range of gases and cryogens to supply your application needs. As your gas supplier, Linde periodically inspects and surveys your facility to allow you to take advantage of the latest technologies and to confirm your gas systems are meeting your expectations.
There is an advantage to working with a design-build firm with an established in-house team and design-build partners. As a leading industrial gases and engineering company with 2020 sales of $27 billion, Linde leverages our size and experience to bring you dependable gas delivery systems, tailored to meet your specific needs. We can also inspect new or existing source equipment and distribution systems to assess code compliance. Additionally, Linde can evaluate your gas demand and recommend equipment changes or upgrades that can improve performance, prevent run outs and lower the total cost of gas supply.
Maintaining or exceeding the construction schedule is crucial for a successful project. Design-build construction involves managing several timelines that need to be coordinately in a timely manner. Our design-build approach reduces your administrative burden and frees your staff to focus on what matters most: your core business.