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Building Process

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Building Process 01: The first meeting with Epic

 This is the first video in a series of videos that walks you through the process of working with Epic to build your custom home. The initial meeting with Epic covers more than simply picking a house from a collection of designs on a web page. Getting an idea of the...

Building Process 02: Budgeting: Part 1

 This is the second video in the Process Series and covers the basics of budgeting. In this video, Jeff and Kirk discuss how critical it is to have an accurate and well thought out budget that lets customers make well informed decisions about every aspect of their...

Building Process 03: Budgeting: Part 2

 This is the third video in the Process Series and covers additional budgeting concerns. The guys explain how building with Epic isn’t about a specific set of features, but about picking a variety of elements and grades for each section of the house to get an...

Building Process 04: Project Management

 In part four of the Process Series videos, Jeff and Kirk discuss project management. Unlike many builders Epic uses sophisticated project management tools and techniques to control the building process. This video explains how this process not only keeps the...

Building Process 05: Design and Selection

 In part five of the Process Series Videos, Jeff and Kirk explain how Epic sees being a part of the design and selection process as a critical step in making the finished product a real success. The real-world building process often looks dramatically different than...

Building Process 06: Working with Designers

 In part six of the Process Series, we discuss how builders and outside designers often butt heads because cool designs are not always practical to execute. The guys at Epic Custom Homes pride themselves on their ability to work with outside designers and being open...

Building Process 07: Architectural Plans

 In part seven of the Process Series, Jeff and Kirk discuss the advantages of designing in 3D to get better, more reliable architectural plans. Kirk covers a bit of the history of Epic’s design services as well as how the process helps both the builder and the...

Building Process 08: Energy

 In part eight of the Process Series, Jeff and Kirk discuss the HERS Rating process. This energy rating process is used to maximize the energy efficiency of houses built by Epic Custom Homes, reducing the cost of heating and cooling for some homes by as much as...

Building Process 09: The Contract

 In this final video of the Process Series, we cover the paperwork process and the process of putting together the comprehensive spec sheet. Jeff and Kirk explain how Epic, unlike other builders, waits to ask for money until the customer has been approved by a bank....