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**CONTINGENCY
A 5% construction budget contingency has been added to the calculator to anticipate market price increases between the time of design commencement and construction contract, as well as unique building requirements and conditions.

SCHEDULE EFFICIENCY
The DFA STUDIO PROGRAM seeks to streamline the design, approval, and construction process. A project schedule will be prepared for each STUDIO PROGRAM project.

Continue to learn more about DFA STUDIO Program’s ELEMENTS and SPECIFICATIONS.


*The website, brochure, and associated marketing materials for the DFA STUDIO PROGRAM are for illustration purposes only. Numbers are current estimations of Program and project costs at the time of design commencement. All projects are subject to review, adjustment, and acceptance by Daniel Frisch Architect, PC. All construction costs are subject to review, approval and executed contract by and with the assigned general contractor. Please note: the construction contract price will be adjusted as per the STUDIO Calculator pricing at the time of construction commencement.

1ADD-ON Estimates:

2WINDOWS: Window replacement is estimated at a cost of $4,000 per window; window sizes, materials and installation requirements vary. Contractor pricing will be submitted for client approval based on project specifics.

3AC/HVAC: Central AC for pre-war apartments is estimated here at $40 per sq.ft. (minimum system estimate of $36,000), inclusive of engineering, contracting and fees. PTAC systems are estimated at $6,000 per room unit, and through-wall ACs estimated at $4,000 per unit, both inclusive of engineering, contracting and fees. Contractor pricing will be submitted for client approval based on system specifics.

4APPLIANCES: Two appliance packages are available within the STUDIO PROGRAM, Standard and Premium. The appliances in the Standard Package are our selections for high quality and value. The Premium Package Choice allows clients to select and pay for higher-end models of their choosing. $15,000 is an estimated upgrade allowance cost, actual costs to be priced by contractor.

5MOTORIZED SHADES: Motorized shades are estimated at $2,000 per window shade; shade sizes, materials and installation requirements vary. Contractor pricing will be submitted for client approval based on project specifics.