Presentation Outline: This unique presentation covers the subjects of pricing and efficiency from the perspectives of the fabricator, supplier, installer, and engineer. This crucial topic offers perspectives and knowledge gathered from each facet of the design and construction industries. Discussion begins by dispelling such myths as “lighter is cheaper,” ultimately including examples and guidance on how to make better decisions during the design process. Additional direction is given on how to improve the accuracy of a takeoff, and what pricing implications actually are. Whether an engineer, supplier, contractor, or estimator, the information offered is sure to provide insights and tools that can help you and your customers be more successful with projects and profitability.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors.

PDHsWebinar Materials

The day before the webinar, participants will have access to electronic versions of the following:

  • Presenter’s notes
  • Evaluation Form
  • Attendance Form

Mitch HughesMitch Hughes is the president and CEO of Differential Solutions, Incorporated, the parent corporation of DSi-Engineering, a full service structural engineering company, DSI Structures, LLC, a building system supplier, and DSi-Digital, a high technology Microsoft and Autodesk certified software Development Company. In following his strong belief in being a contributor to his community and industry, Mr. Hughes has held numerous board-of-director and committee seats including his former role as president of the Atlanta/SE Chapter of the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute, the Presidential Business Council, and the National BIM Standards committee of the National Institute of Building Sciences.  Mr. Hughes is a regular speaker on construction technologies, marketing, and management, as well as having his work published in numerous magazines and trade publications. As president of DSi-Engineering, he has lead his organization to become an industry leader in the quality provision of engineering services for commercial construction with specializations in cold-formed steel and tilt-up concrete construction.

Date: October 3, 2013
Time: 3 p.m Eastern
Format: Web-based seminar using "Go To Meeting" technology.
Duration: 1+ hour of lecture, followed by discussion and questions. (1.5 hours total )
Cost: $75 per computer screen for CFSEI & SFA Members; $100 for non-members

Late Registration: Registrations must be received 48 hours prior to the webinar or a $20 late registration fee will be assessed.

Continuing Education: 1.5 hours available.