Learn about different units of measurements.
- [Instructor] Materials and other components…of construction estimates are often quantified…using different types of units of measure.…The units of measure may then apply…to individual units or assemblies.…Measurements may be based on a linear calculation…such as inches, meters, or feet,…an area calculation such as a square foot or square meter,…or even a volume calculation such as gallons…or liters or cubic liters or cubic yards.…There are many acronyms and abbreviations…used to express the units of measure…for a particular type of material or process.…
Consult your cost data source…for a list of these abbreviations.…
- Common estimating terms
- Different types of construction costs
- Using a printed unit page and a printed area page
- Finding and using city indices
- Working with RSMeans Online
- Creating an estimate
- Adding items and assemblies to an estimate
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Getting Started
Data formats1m 58s
2. Looking Up Data
3. RSMeans and RSMeans Online
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