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Value Engineering "Its Our Duty"

What is Value Engineering (VE) ? It begins by working closely with the Architect, Builder, and Homeowner as your window & door liaison utilizing our knowledge and experience. VE is a solution based service we provide on every job designed to uncover needs, wants, and desires while achieving budget. Our sales consultants are trained to methodically read plans, evaluate design & construction needs, ascertain budget requirements, ascertain code and product functionality, and provide value added product solutions. The ABSi VE service is a systematic and organized approach to provide the necessary features and product on a project at the best possible value. engineeringValue engineering promotes the exchange of features with alternatives, without sacrificing functionality, design integrity, or construction integrity. VE alternates generally increase value, increase curb appeal, enhance design elements and aesthetics, attain budget, and provide equal or better performance. ABSi does all of this not just to quote a job, but to sell the job correctly. It generally requires a substantial investment of intellectual property and valuable time, but the reward of a satisfied customer is well worth it. Your peace of mind in knowing your getting what you paid for is important to us.       

Summarized; Value engineering is when a set of construction drawings or plans are given to a ABSi window & door consultant and based on vast knowledge and experience they suggest alternate window & door features or products than what is shown on the design drawings in an effort to increase value and functionality with the goal of having an end product that doesn't violate design integrity and is 'as good as if not more valuable' than what was designed in the first place. Also called value analysis.

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"As a manufacture of luxury quality window and door systems, we know that the homeowners that use our products are going to expect excellence on every product we provide them. To help us deliver on that expectation, we choose to partner with dealers to provide provide our products that share our same passion for customer service and quality. Our partner, Associated Building Supply, is one of the very best. To start, their firm is led by some of the best leaders in the industry. Both Chris Cole (President) and Scott Thurber (General Manager) have nearly unmatched experience in the high-end window and door market. Their expertise, as well as their commitment to a "Fairness Doctrine" that guides their business, ensures their customers that ABSi will not only be able to tackle the complex challenges of a custom home design, but also that they will have a fantastic experience with a dealer that is 100% focused on their satisfaction. ABSi has a commitment to business excellence that is best seen through their beautiful showrooms throughout California that allow customers direct access to their multitude of product offerings. Their sales team is unmatched for product knowledge, customer service skills, and attention to detail. Add all this up and you have a powerful combination that will leave homeowners, architects, and builders extremely satisfied. Our team at Western wholeheartedly recommends ABSi to any customer looking for windows and doors for their custom project."

Scott Gates   Vice President & General Manager    Western Window Systems

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