Our Process

Building site at Mount Nebo, AR, for energy efficient family retreat cabin.Getting Acquainted

Initial Consultation
Site visit
Discuss project goals/ priorities
Understand Stitt process
Define financial guidelines 
 

Designing a green, energy efficient floor plan from scratch begins with a bubble drawing of rooms.Phase 1 - Preliminary Design

Brainstorm design ideas
Explore various design and budget options
Develop preliminary concepts
Floor plans
Exterior elevations
Perspectives
Clients review preliminary floor plan and make modifications during the home design process.Develop preliminary budgets based on proposed design options
Design meetings with client
Refine the design
   -Size/location of rooms
   -Window/door locations
   -Plan/elevation adjustments
   -Kitchen and bath details
   -Exterior refinements

Discuss/ review all the above items
  

Detailed working drawings help Stitt Energy obtain permits for building energy efficient homes. Phase 2 - Detailed Planning

Check for zoning restrictions
Assist with material selections (at Stitt office and partner showrooms)
Develop detailed drawings (floor plans/elevations/structural details/permit plans)
Structural details and permit drawings developed
Define start/completion dates
Building contract
Schedule for progress payments
 

Stitt Energy Systems lead designer, Suzanne Lantz, works with clients on site to ensure home is built as drawn.Phase 3 - Construction

Permits procured by Stitt
Forecast/flowchart
Start/completion dates
Sequence of activities
Pre-construction meeting
Frequent discussions with the Project Manager
Clear communication
Review progress
Collect progress payments
Stitt Energy Systems project managers work with certified energy raters to ensure each Stitt home is air sealed.Project management
Order/receive materials
On site inspections
Coordinate subs/inspections
Final walkthrough with Project Manager
Warranty coverage