Use an assembly of items to make your takeoff more efficient without losing accuracy.
- [Instructor] Another way to enter lines of takeoff…are to use common assemblies.…Go over to the Takeoff dropdown menu,…and you'll see the Common Assemblies designation.…Under here, there are assemblies for distribution,…different types of lighting, switches, receptacles,…motor and equipment connection, electric heating,…and all other various assemblies, as you see listed below.…Let's say, for instance, I wanted to add a few receptacles.…I would double-click Receptacles.…
I would find the receptacles that I wanted.…Perhaps I wanted some MC cable flush receptacles.…I would double-click that.…I would find the ones that I wanted to use,…in this case, a single 20-amp, 125-volt duplex receptacle,…in MC cable with a wood frame.…Double-click it.…I'll open up this assembly.…As you can see, there's a bunch of different items…in this assembly.…
There's an outlet, a plate, a box, some MC cable,…a connector, a strap, even all the way down…to screws and wire connectors.…Let's say, for instance, my job has 25 of these.…I would go up to the Count box, put in 25.…
- Navigating Accubid
- Creating a job file
- Tracking items and common assemblies
- Managing material prices
- Considering labor factors and escalation
- Tracking subcontractors
- Working with quoted material
- Managing general expenses
- Generating quotes and bids
Skill Level Beginner
BIM Manager: Managing AutoCAD MEP & AutoCAD Civil 3Dwith Eric Wing1h 15m Intermediate
1. Program Overview
2. Job Takeoff
3. Extension Screen
4. Labor Screens
5. Quotes and Direct Job Expenses
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