•30% to 57% of every construction dollar is waste. Source –
Construction Industry Institute 2004
•275% Productivity gap vs. manufacturing.
US Dept. of Commerce BLS 1964-2003
•Construction Industry is responsible for 48% of all Green House Gas production and 25% of all Landfill volume.
Energy Info Admin Statistics and Pew Climate Report
•75% of all structures will be demolished or significantly renovated by the 2030.
USGBC 2008 annual report
•Lack of Coordination, Miscommunication and Insufficient Drawings amount to 18 – 22 % of any construction Schedule
Using the modeling process can increase productivity and reduce errors if only used for system coordination. A savings of 5 – 8% of construction cost can be realized through less field fabrication and conflict between trades.
LePatner – Rex Miller, The commercial Real Estate Money Pit