“Those who say, ‘It can’t be done,’ are usually interrupted by others doing it.” Joel A. Barker (Futurist Author & Film Maker)
While costs play a big role in whether projects get built or not, how risks are absorbed, transferred, and managed determines who is on your project team. This is how FINFROCK controls cost and helps you reduce your risk.
1 MINIMIZED CHANCE OF BUILDING OBSOLESCENCE
Long-span capabilities and easily accessible interstitial space permit unprecedented open floor plans capable of adapting your building to changing needs.
With clear spans of up to 65 feet, the resulting open space lends itself to a myriad of possibilities: combining units, expanding tenant spaces, or completely changing a building’s use. Interstitial space allows access to mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems. When needs change, this access gives you the ability to adapt building subsystems more easily to new uses. The flexibility of FINFROCK’s DualDeck Building System prepares your building for any future demands.
2 ACCELERATED SCHEDULES
Computer aided manufacturing driven by 3D modeling ensures dimensional accuracy in the product. The exceptional accuracy allows subsystem installation during manufacturing and can eliminate some subtrades such as ceiling, drywall, core drilling, and floor leveling. Simultaneously, while manufacturing precast components, FINFROCK has already begun site work so construction can begin as soon as components are ready for installation.
3 SUPERIOR ATTRIBUTES OF CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
“Hurricane Frances sat directly over West Palm Beach for 22 hours, and Finfrock’s building didn’t suffer a single leak.”
~ Mike Steger, Director of Maintenance, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Precast concrete construction offers unmatched advantages regarding extreme weather protection and sound transmission. We manufacture components to such tolerances that each and every piece fits together precisely, reducing the risk of water intrusion and the time it takes to assemble the building on site. Concrete walls, floors, and ceilings separated by interstitial space drastically reduces sound transmission. The thermal mass of precast concrete components provides excellent temperature control as well as protection against fire and security breaches.
4 NO CONTRACTOR INITIATED CHANGE ORDERS
As a vertically-integrated design-builder, we are the only company who can act as the architect, engineer, general contractor and largest subcontractor. All of these professions are in-house, under one roof. This business model allows us to reduce your risk and costs by guaranteeing the price and performance due to the single source control of those disciplines.
FINFROCK also develops projects virtually using BIM and StructureWorks 3D, software we developed in-house, to analyze all the subsystems and structural elements before manufacturing and construction begin. This eliminates time-consuming field conditions that lead to costly change orders and schedule overruns.
5 LOWER INITIAL AND LIFE CYCLES COSTS
Knowledge is a priority at FINFROCK. Our entire team cross-trains in our project development, design, construction, and manufacturing departments, learning how decisions they make can impact the total building costs. Constant monitoring of all phases with input from each department assures you are getting the highest quality structure, equipped with systems designed to reduce initial and life cycle costs.