Engineering / Design-Build

Costs Minimized. Results Realized.

Engineering / Design-Build 2018-09-05T10:12:25+00:00

With licensed engineers and experienced 3-D modelers on staff, Hometown offers the ability to take your job from conception to completion.

Our extensive history of Design-Build projects and coordination experience is sure to be an asset on your next project.

The Design-Build approach utilizes one entity, one contract, and one unified workflow to guide projects from conception to completion.

Simply put, this paves the way for innovative solutions, leading to cost savings, streamlined schedules, and superior results.

Design-Build Benefits

  • Realistic project completion dates maintained
  • Additional construction costs minimized, keeping projects within budget
  • Phased construction implemented, saving time by allowing construction to begin before the full design is completed
  • Owner, design members, and construction team are encouraged to work together to solve issues, leading to time and cost savings
  • Owner burden and risk significantly reduced
  • Contractor-directed change orders minimized, if not completely removed

Engineering & Design-Build Services

  • Estimating
  • Preliminary budgeting
  • Preliminary layout
  • Vendor engagement
  • Subcontractor engagement

Pre-construction

  • Chilled water distribution
  • Equipment sizing / selection
  • Air distribution
  • Load calculations
  • Gas
  • Medical gas

Mechanical

  • HVAC systems
    • Ductwork
    • Mechanical piping (steam, chilled water, geothermal)
  • Plumbing systems
  • Local and model code knowledge

System Design

  • BIM
  • 3-D Modeling
  • Fabrication drawings
  • Autodesk platforms
    • AutoCAD
    • Revit
    • Navisworks

3-D Modeling

  • Educational
  • Healthcare
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Government / Municipal
  • Hospitality

Facility Design

  • Robotic Total Station
    • Layout of excavation lines
    • Layout of concrete forms and anchors
    • As-built verifications
    • Layout of hangers, sleeves, and underground pipe

Field Layout

Licensed mechanical engineering staff
in Iowa and Illinois