Canon Solutions America Inc., Large Format Printing Systems

Color Construction Documents: A Simple Way to Reduce Costs

Construction workflows that leverage color design and construction documentation and printing provide an important means for reducing costs for traditional design-bid-build projects. Relative to the cost of color printing, the improvements in collaboration gained through reduced estimation contingencies, requests for information and change orders can readily exceed a 4:1 ratio, in which each incremental dollar invested in color printing can yield $4 in savings for a given project.