When school buildings are aging, a decision must be made as to whether to continue to maintain the existing building, renovate building, or build new. Very seldom is extending the existing buildings life over building a new building. If renovation costs exceed 50% of the cost of new construction, it is better to build instead of renovating. The taxpayers in your community will have much to say on whether to renovate or build new. Much emphasis should be given to taxpayer input before the school board makes a final decision. School administrators are responsible to the community for maintaining school buildings and they owe an explanation to the community of what has been done to protect existing school buildings. This book is developed to help aspiring teachers who want to become principals, business managers or superintendents, that existing buildings need to be properly maintained and functional and can continue to serve the public for many years to come.KEY TERMS Design-Build, Insurance Risks INTRODUCTION The design-and- build phenomenon that has occurred over the last twenty- five or ... In a project as complex as a home, addition, or renovation, there is a significant advantage to having the entire project from design through ... When the budget restrictions have been established, the design-build contract is drafted and the design phase begins.
|Title||:||A Guide to Leading and Managing Indiana School Facilities|
|Author||:||Tom Dykiel, Charles Hobbs, William E. Roberson|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2009-08|