Podcast | Budgeting for EGD: The Fabrication Perspective

Budgeting for EGD the Fabricator Perspective_SK Rao for SEGD


What you will learn

Ever wondered how fabricators are able to make the magic happen in keeping costs down while maintaining your design intent? It's all about asking the right questions and making effective decisions in the design process. S.K. Rao, Vice-President at Color-Ad shares his insights and knowledge that will make your project better while getting costs inline.


  • Budgeting wayfinding fabrication
  • Installation services
  • Broad cost constituents
  • Processes affecting DFM/MFG/INSTALL Phases
  • Processes and strategies offering best cost value ratios to clients
  • Installation budgeting example
  • General cost behavior by percentage between submittals, product, on-site work examples
  • Cost monitoring, variance analysis, knowledge management
  • Q&A


Podcast Materials

  • 4 mp4 video podcast files



  • 60 minutes



  • S.K. Rao, Color-Ad


This Podcast was sponsored by Color-Ad, your partner in fabrication.

First presented in 2016

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S. K. Rao: How to make informed decisions about design, material, processes and installation to control costs.