International Builders' Show
February 9-11, 2021
Orlando, FL
FEB 9-11, 2021

Advanced, Location-Based Estimating: Better Estimates, Smarter Training & Successful Verifications

Wednesday, January 22 | 11:00 - 11:30 AM

Location: LVCC - Tech Bytes B - South 231

Registration Type: IBS Full Registration or 1-Day Education Registration

Format: Tech Bytes SessionMore Info

Level of Content: AdvancedMore Info

Who Should Attend: Subcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors, Multifamily Builders and Developers, Single Family - All

Track: Project Management

What It's About:

Once a company begins to use and understand advanced estimating systems, the next step is working toward verifiable estimates. When using the same plan more than once, errors multiply on themselves over time, costing a builder literally thousands of dollars over the life of the plan. So being able to capture and verify accurate material needs for individual projects—in the field and in a way can be communicated to the entire team—is critical. Learn the merits and steps to setup a location-based estimate within the constraints of your existing system, how to train to ensure your estimators complete work using the same criteria and process, and how to increase accuracy by matching every item to an item in the field to reduce waste and in-field errors.

What You'll Learn:

  • Learn effective methods to estimate all homes using location indicators.
  • Examine how to communicate estimating practices to estimators, superintendents and contractors.
  • Find ways of better communicating to reduce errors that happen with both estimators and contractors.
  • Learn how to effectively perform in-field estimate verification.

How to Attend:

Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Tech Bytes sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Continuing Education:

NAHB - 0.50 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)

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