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9 Little Known Reasons Why Construction Bids Can Be So Far Apart.

It’s well known in the industry, but how about the rest of you? I’ve had a couple clients come to me after having done a single project where they learned a lot, but they’re expectations sometimes are a little unrealistic based on only that one project. 517 more words


Competitive Advantage In Construction

I read an article about the pent up demand for power generation construction and how to prepare for it.

A lot of the items that they talk about are good for any contractor to know when preparing for work that has not been around for a while. 45 more words


Severing The Estimating Department

A friend of mine was recently laid off. He was an estimator with a large construction company. A new VP came in and announced that the company would no longer be bidding work. 161 more words


Trapezoidal Footing Estimate :

Exercise :

In the following sketch , we observe a trapezoidal footing. All the dimensions are already given on the sketch.

We need to calculate the volume of the concrete. 48 more words


Revit MEP 2015 video tutorial that focuses on HVAC air conditioning systems

Editorial Viadas offers a very informative tutorial for Revit users that highlights how to use Revit MEP 2015 for creating design and estimation of ventilation, air conditioning and heating. 142 more words

Historical Costs In Construction

I found this write up on Construction Executive. It covers historical construction costs and the roles they play in today’s estimate accuracy. Let me know what you think. 145 more words