Creating 'As-Built' Drawings

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 04, 2014

Closeout documentation can be invaluable for future expansions or maintenance work, and 'as-built' drawings are a key aspect for finishing projects right.

The basic purpose of 'As-Builts' is to document how work is installed versus how it was initially planned. Even small changes can result in big confusion and wasted money later when it comes time to work on or maintain the system. As-built drawings are the main way these problems are avoided.

Are you developing As-Builts correctly? What information should they include? In this note, we look at these basic aspects and more.

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