Quality Management

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For over 20 years, the National Housing Quality Award has been helping some of America’s best home builders improve their operations and make more money!

 

Studies show that across industries Cost of Quality (Failure, Appraisal & Prevention) is: 2.6-4% of sales revenue.

The Six Sigma methodology DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) is used to improve an existing process.  

Design for Six Sigma is used to design a new product or service.

It is critical to know what our customers think of living in the homes we build for them and what it was like to be involved in the design and construction process with us.

A recent research study on quality in construction projects established the following Quality Problem Factors as the sources of quality defects.

In a recent study rework costs (including labor, materials, equipment and subcontractors) can run from 2% to 20% of a project's total contract amount according to the Construction Industry Institut

Some things to consider when evaluating your trade partners and creating a scorecard include the following:

In a recent study the following quality tools were found to be the most commonly and successfully used:

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