Posted: January 14, 2017 | Estimating
As you know, estimating is part science and part art. The calculation of the quantities is the science; what happens next is the art. Even if one were to strive for perfection in the quantities, it would all fall apart in the art side of the equation.
Posted: January 13, 2017 | Estimating
The many advantages of new project delivery models are causing a movement away from tradition.
Posted: July 19, 2016 | Estimating
To understand how a green design might affect your construction estimate, there are a few basic principles you should understand.
Posted: July 14, 2016 | Estimating
The vast majority of construction professionals strive to produce a project that they can all be proud of once it is completed. The reality is, “There is no such thing as a perfect set of plans,” and likewise, “There is no such thing as perfect execution of a perfect set of plans.” So, when imperfection rears its ugly head, what happens?
Posted: July 7, 2016 | Estimating
What can we discern as possible best practices in a construction estimating spreadsheet? Let’s look at the use of multiple sheet “tabs” in an Excel estimate for organizational purposes.