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Ease of Entry
Value of Entering Exposure to key decision makers i.e. (architects, engineers, owner/developers) The judges consist of professionals in these fields and they spend a considerable amount of time reviewing your project. They gain a greater appreciate of your work in this detailed setting. Marketing benefits for your company. Website Press Releases
Who Can Enter General Contractors and Sub-Contractors are eligible Independently judged by non-ABC members.
What Projects to Consider Photo progression of project. Stellar Safety record. Unique value. BIM components. Positive impact on end user. Adaptive reuse.
Ease of Entry Follow entry form. Keep it simple do not have to add more information than the form asks for. Read the entire form a couple of times before filing out. Questions please call ABC. We will provide any assistance.
Categories Possibility of multiple winners in each category. There is no guarantee of a winner in specific category. Keep project in obvious category. No project or portion of project too small.
Entry Form Project Overview. Contracted Scope. Narrative. Project Safety. Photographs and other requirements. ABC Member Involvement. Green Sustainable Construction.
Project Overview Provide the requested information exactly as it should appear in award-related materials and on the award.
Contracted Scope-10 points Type of construction Size of project Contract value Length of project % of labor self performed
Project Narrative-36 points The Project Narrative consist of the following four sections. Project highlights. Unique/innovative programs or project elements. Special or extenuating circumstances. Passion for the project.
Narrative-Project Highlights Leave this section until last.
Narrative-Unique Innovative Programs Project Elements Example Winner Sample Personnel management Quality Control Scheduling Engineering Owner Value Full onsite mockups were built, guaranteeing all materials and specifications were correct and approved by the Owner and Architect before implemented in the field.
Narrative-Extenuating Circumstances Example Winner Sample Degree of difficulty Compressed schedule Unforeseen condition Human aspect Site condition Space restrictions Multiple shifts When construction began, the design of the bell tower had not been finalized. In order to make the schedule, we had to begin construction, so when the final design was chosen, our team had to scramble to find a way to incorporate this new structure seamlessly into the existing building, which was already well under way. Our team met extensively to discuss how this would be done.
Narrative-Passion Example Winner Sample Interesting Subjective Personal opinion we’ve come to understand the way their decision makers think, which has helped us to deliver quality products.
Safety-25 points If fatality not eligible. Table of Contents-safety manual. Toolbox- log in sheet. Job specific or site specific training. Consultant.
Photographs-10 points Promotional shot should be good quality. In-progress quality not as important but should represent your trade.
Endorsement/References-10 points Mandatory! General contractor needs a letter from owner. Sub contractors need from either general or owner.
Media Coverage-5 points Submit any press coverage of the project. Positive impact on the community.
AQC-1 point Indicate whether or not your company is AQC accredited.
ABC Member Involvement- bonus 3 points Promotes the ABC community. Use Jobsite 123 to verify membership.
Green Projects LEED Energy Star
Tips for Success Read through completely before filing out. Follow directions. Clarity/specific language. Proofread typos. Convey passion. Avoid clichés. Plan ahead/ look at every project as potential winner.
Value offered by ABC Maximize marketing. Press releases. Supply press kit for each winning project.
How to submit Electronic filing to address provided. Mail cd Photos via “you send it” – ABC account
Contacts Mary Gilgallon (781) or Anne Cucchiara (781) or