Project "As-Built" Drawings Tutorial

By Brian Rhodes, Published Aug 23, 2022, 09:09am EDT (Info+)

Project documentation is important for future maintenance work and expansions, and "as-built" drawings—marking plans to show how work was ultimately done—is key to completion of a job.

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The basic purpose of "As-Builts" is to document how work is installed versus how it was initially planned.

In this report, IPVM examines these crucial points for creating and managing as-builts:

  • Why "As-Builts" Are Needed For Security
  • Which Drawings To Use For Markups and As-Built Notes
  • Do Not Wait Until Project End To Do As-Builts
  • What Information Should Be Included
  • Software Options For Making "As-Builts"

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Comments (3)

**** ** ***** *****/*** ***** ****** help ******* *** *******.

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* ********** ***** **** ****. * think ** *** ***** ***, **** needs ** **** **** * *** more ****** ** ** ********, *** it ** ****** ** ******.

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