Wanted: help to cleanup CA drawings / create buildable set of plans


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Wanted: Experienced and Proficient Chief Architect draftsman to prepare plan, elevation, framing, plumbing, electrical, and detail drawings of a custom home suitable for engineering, bidding, and permitting.


We are “amateurs” with some design and technical skill who have taken our design as far as we can in Chief Architect, based on our knowledge of local codes, modern construction practices, and design principles. Currently we have a well-developed design concept that has been reviewed by architects and builders. We have now reached the point of diminishing returns for our time and effort to transform our design concept into a buildeble set of plans.


The person we’re looking for is experienced with using Chief Architect to create final design and/or construction drawings. Ideally, you are also very familiar with green building materials and techniques, advanced framing, and the 2018 IRC. Any experience you have with engineering or general contracting is a big plus! And most of all, you are willing and able to take the existing files to a state of readiness for engineering, bidding, permitting, and construction in an efficient and cost-effective manner.


A little bit about the project: This is a single-family residence, 2800 sq. ft. plus full basement and garage. The building site is rural, gently sloping, located in Larimer County, Colorado, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The design is traditional and includes some timber frame elements. We plan to have geothermal (ground source) heating and cooling, and passive and active rooftop solar (grid-connected). We work at home and have designed the house for “aging in place.”


Please indicate your interest, and we’ll send you links to the project files so you can make an informed assessment of the work.


Regards, Denise & Karel


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Very interested in speaking with you.

Please, feel free to contact me directly.

I grew up in Boulder, Colorado, was an avid PV Solar Tech in the Western Slope of Colorado,

and am now a custom home designer using Chief now as well.

Would love to chat more with you.



Douglas Burgmann

dba Accurate Asbuilts & Designs

970.987.4476 cell/msg

email: douglasburgmann@gmail.com

Web:  http://www.dcbcaddesigns.com

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