b. Format. All reports must be systematically assembled
a n d m u s t b e s h o r t a n d c o n c i s e ,y e t i n f o r m a t i v e e n o u g h f o r
decision making. VE Reports shall be prepared and submitted on
8-1/2" x 11" bond paper and bound under hardback cover
a p p r o x i m a t e l y i d e n t i f i e d . Sketches may be 8-1/2" x 11" or
f o l d o u t . Pages must be sequentially numbered in the lower right
h a n d c o r n e r t o f a c i l i t a t e a s s e m b l y a n d q u i c k r e f e r e n c e .M a r k a l l
VE proposals in the upper right hand corner with appropriate
Design-Criteria. The VE Team should examine all
c r i t e r i a , including technical guidelines, regulations and
instructions contained in the scope of work, for the purpose of
identifying constraints to achieving the required function at the
lowest overall cost. Any recommended criteria modifications,
together with the magnitude of savings therefrom, should be
included in the report. The criteria challenge should be well
documented with sketches, cost data and manufacturer's
information as necessary for clarification. If the analysis of
criteria results in no recommended changes, a statement to this
effect shall be included.
A P P R O V A L AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PROPOSED VE CHANGES The A/E
shall review each VE change proposed by the Value Engineering
Study Team and recommend approval, rejection or modification.
This recommendation shall be in writing and shall be submitted
prior to the Design Development Review Board Meeting. Rejection
shall be accompanied by specific technical reasons for the
rejection. Often, by working in partnership with the VE Team, a
proposal that may appear unfavorable at first can be revised or
supplemented to produce one that is acceptable.
Discussion of the VE Report is one of the agenda items at
the 35% Review Board Meeting or, if desirable, a separate VE
Meeting may be scheduled. In addition to the Design Team, (VE
T e a m Leader and NORTHDIV review team, i n d i v i d u a l s r e p r e s e n t i n g
the User and other interested decision making representatives may
be invited to attend. All persons attending should understand
that the VE proposals are viable functional alternatives to be
considered, discussed and implemented if approved.
11. FINAL, REPORT. A final summation report shall be prepared by
the Design A/E and submitted within 30 days following the review
This report should be in letter format and will state
the final disposition of all proposals. Other cost effective
changes that may have evolved at the VE presentation will also be
incorporated in this report.
This report will be used as the basis for determining the
effectiveness of VE services, and for submitting required reports
to NAVFAC Headquarters.