Change Order Basics

March 15th, 2012 → 7:01 pm @ // No Comments

A common belief among owners is that contractors love changes, so they can mark up costs to whatever the market will bear to make up for low initial bids. Contractors, on the other hand, often believe that owners use the change directive process to get a lot of  extra work without having to pay for it or at least not without first putting contractors through the wringer. Yet changes are almost inevitable. They are so engrained in our industry that people don’t often step back and consider the whole concept of changes, to see that they don’t necessarily have to be a “given” and that contractors could exercise more control over how these are used in construction. To aid and inform air conditioning companies in Los Angeles, Thermal Air Conditioning would like to know what’d you think about the issue?

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