What is a side-by-side comparison and how do you use it to support a product substitution request on an architecturally specified project?
If a product specified by an architect is unavailable, too costly, or is the wrong product for the application, you may be able to submit a product substitution request with your bid. A helpful tool you can use to support your request is a side-by-side comparison. Today on the Metal Roofing Channel, Thad Barnette explains what a side-by-side comparison is, what information should be included, who can help you create one, and how to use it for your project bid.
- Product vs. product side-by-side – 2:19
- Product vs. project side-by-side – 2:50
- Side-by-side comparison chart example – 3:15