CHARLOTTE, NC – February 7, 2013 – A recent survey of plumbing engineers found that 73% of value engineering changes have had a negative contribution to the quality of the finished project. This finding, along with others highlighted below, show the risks attached to value engineering decisions that are cost driven. 

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