The Design-Build Advantage

As a full service design-build mechanical contractor, Blythe provides its clients with cost effective solutions geared to meet customer requirements and budget constraints.  Our project specific designs are coordinated with architects and other members of the design team from project conception to building occupancy.  Building type, occupancy type, and facility use are some of the factors incorporated into Blythe designs.  

Advantages of the design-build approach include the development of accurate budgets to assist owners in planning and financing; accurate definition of equipment weights and electrical requirements; coordination of service access; and regular updates to all members of the design team with complete and accurate information as the design progresses.

These actions are all focused on providing the most seamless design and construction processes possible. Another major advantage of selecting Blythe for a design-build project is that Blythe has sole responsibility for the design, installation, and proper function of mechanical systems that meet customer requirements.

Features of a Blythe Design-Build Project

  • Mechanical systems and solutions appropriate for our customers' needs
  • Systems which are as simple and efficient as possible while meeting functional requirements
  • Mechanical equipment selected to fit within a building configuration
  • Correctly sized equipment, so that oversized equipment with resulting added installation costs and operating expenses  is avoided
  • Accurate calculation of loads that might be placed on mechanical equipment to make certain equipment, duct, and pipe are correctly sized
  • Precise definition of structural and electrical requirements to accommodate mechanical equipment, thereby avoiding unnecessary construction costs
  • Ventilation designed for air quality and comfort
  • Systems designed to suit owner budgets
  • Equipment specifications suited to cost effective equipment acquisition, based on our extensive construction and service experience
  • Excellent customer training, warranties, and follow up
  • Service, repair, and upgrades to existing systems and equipment to provide customers with the benefits of new technology
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