Building Green – Impacts to the Project Schedule

Authored by: Dax Ponce de Leon

Green Technology provides an innovative means to reduce the environmental impact of construction projects as well as to reduce life-cycle building costs for owners. In order to efficiently and effectively implement this new technology, it will be necessary for Owners, Designers, Construction Managers and Contractors to modify and enhance the way they have historically planned and executed design and construction work. Successful firms will need to learn pro-active Green management techniques in order to continue to provide quality service to their clients. The authors have learned that typical CPM Schedules need to be modified and enhanced when managing Green projects.