What is “Value Engineering”?


What is “Value Engineering”?

Value engineering basically means a systematic and organized approach to provide the necessary functions of a project at the lowest cost.

The concept of value engineering evolved in the 1940s at General Electric, in the midst of World War II. Since there was a shortage of materials and components during the war, GE sought substitutes that reduced costs and offered comparable or improved performance.

Value engineering involves:

The best results are achieved by a multi-disciplined team with experience and expertise relevant to the project being studied.

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