Change is very common thing in any project due to various factors like design change or error, extra or altered requirements, work schedule change or any unseen and unpredicted conditions which results in unfavorable conditions of project constraints, time, cost and quality. Change in projects can be considered as a risk and accordingly the mitigation techniques have to be implied to minimize its adverse implications and the process is termed as change control and management. Electrical equipment capacity and design for electricity distribution in a building depends upon civil and other utility design and energy requirement. So changes in design, plan, specification of any other facility results in major change in the electrical installation capacity and design. This study investigates the characteristics of the general electrical installation industry. Also it highlights main causes of change orders and their effects on the project. A questionnaire survey is conducted among the personals directly involved in electrical installations in a construction industry. Overall study finds that changes requested by the owner are the main cause for change order and schedule overrun is the main impact followed by budget overrun. Clearly defined scope for the change orders seems to be the common practice to control and manage the change order.
Sneha Yawalekar, B.E. Narkhede, Rakesh Raut
Change Order, Electrical Installation, Causes, Effects, Controls and Management
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Sneha Yawalekar, B.E. Narkhede, Rakesh Raut, "Change Management in Electrical Instillation Projects", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.109-114, July-August-2015.
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