Building Evaluation Services

D&M uses its keen understanding of the inner workings of Canadian homes, and intimate knowledge of construction practices and cost efficiencies to help its clients achieve their desired home performance and certification.

Construction Estimating

Construction estimators require an understanding of the construction process, technologies, business, and relationships within the industry. They are responsible for preparing and pricing tender packages to obtain construction contracts for their companies to keep them in business, and keep them profitable. The Certificate in Construction Estimating will give you the essential skills necessary to work as a junior to intermediate estimator in a building and/or civil construction firm. With this foundation, graduates will have the ability to meet the growing demand for skilled construction estimators.

Design Build Services

D&M design-build services provide a one-stop solution for homeowners looking to renovate or build a new home. Our professional design and construction experts work together under one roof, creating a seamless process that saves you time and money, and enhances your involvement for a greater sense of pride in your home. It’s all part of the Amsted Advantage.

Pre-Construction Services

D&M applies knowledge of construction services and current market conditions to make suggestions, evaluate alternatives, and offer advice to the project team. As a result of this early collaboration, D&M incorporates the required materials, systems, and elements into construction documents to efficiently and safely build the project without impacting the functional or aesthetic design.

Construction Services

D&M construction division is geared toward light commercial and residential construction. At D&M, we understand cost engineering because we build for our own company as well as for others. Our construction team has over 15 years of experience in a broad cross section of construction specialties, ranging from custom homes to multimillion dollar contracts.

Value Engineering

Value engineering (VE) is systematic method to improve the “value” of goods or products and services by using an examination of function.Value, as defined, is the ratio of function to cost. Value can therefore be increased by either improving the function or reducing the cost.

Construction Project Management

The study of project management spans all phases of the project life cycle, from preliminary feasibility analysis and concept development through to commissioning of the project. The study of construction management focuses on the construction or execution phase. Both of these disciplines contain interrelated processes that can be modelled and sometimes optimized.

Green Building Construction

Sustainable or “green building” design and construction is the opportunity to use our resources more efficiently, while creating healthier and more energy-efficient homes. Although there is no magic formula, success comes in the form of leaving a lighter footprint on the environment through conservation of resources, while at the same time balancing energy-efficient, cost-effective, low-maintenance products for our construction needs.

Construction Safety Management

D&M addresses the concerns of insurers, leading to lower costs. In addition, D&M includes our management services and all staffing for your safety needs, eliminating hiring, salary and benefit costs.

Special Project Construction

D&M is also a “building contractor” working in the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) Sectors. Our success in this sector of our industry is based on our belief that the clients concerns and requirements always come first. This is proven by our repeat clients and being the first call of the consultants for budgeting, scheduling and execution strategies. Our clients come to us to successfully manage projects with critical schedules, value engineer without compromising the project or end user requirements and to successfully execute their projects on budget.