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CPD COURSES

Value Engineering Course | PVC-U windows: value engineering and sustainability

Join our exclusive webinar and learn more about the essential practice of value engineering in construction projects.

This CPD is ideal for anyone working in the construction industry, whatever your level of experience and expertise. Complete the course and you’ll learn:

  • The core essentials in any value engineering exercise
  • The aspect of a construction project that a value engineering assessment should never reduce
  • The overall benefits of value engineering to any construction or architecture professional

We’ll also answer your questions about whether value engineering affects the overall quality of a construction project.

This is a unique opportunity to earn the CPD points you need to advance your career while gaining the specialist value engineering knowledge that could transform your approach to future construction projects.

What will I gain from this CPD course?

During this webinar, we’ll aim to answer a range of questions, including:

  • What is value engineering?
  • What are the benefits of value engineering?
  • Does value engineering affect the overall quality of a construction project?
  • What’s an example of value engineering in architecture and construction?

You’ll complete the webinar with a greater understanding of how to assess and manage spends on construction projects both large and small. You’ll also have acquired formal CPD points to show at your next performance review.

Sign up today to learn more about value engineering and sustainability

Simply complete this CPD request form and a member of our team will be in touch. They’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

FAQs

Here’s a flavour of some of the topics we’ll cover in this UPVC windows webinar. You’ll also have the chance to ask your own questions and get expert knowledge direct from the webinar host.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is value engineering?
Value engineering is the conscious elimination of unnecessary costs in a project, without compromising on the final function or quality. Substituting materials for cheaper and less time-consuming alternatives is one way to engineer value. Function is the priority. In some cases, the materials chosen may be less aesthetically appealing than the more expensive options (think of the difference between a premium smartphone and a standard model, when both perform at similar levels). This reduction in costs is passed to the customer.
What are the benefits of value engineering?
Value engineering is perfect for saving money and keeping control of budgets. It is especially valuable in larger projects that have relatively limited funds. Value engineering can be used to reduce waste by cutting out unnecessary materials and procedures. But the main goal is to reduce costs and expenses wherever possible, without diminishing the overall function or performance of the final project.
What’s an example of value engineering in architecture and construction?
Value engineering is common across the construction industry, where the focus is on optimising both initial and long-term value. UPVC windows are a great example of value engineering. UPVC is a cheaper material than timber or aluminium, but it is also more durable and easier to maintain. So viewed through the lens of value engineering, UPVC window frames and sills are the only sensible choice in construction projects.