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Analyzing Construction Cost Estimates - Bidding Process

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Development and Documentation Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PDD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam including integration of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and specialty systems into overall project design and documentation.

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It's with real information that they're able to say, "I can see that this is really worth that extra 500,000, "so we're gonna go with the full bid "even though we said originally "that we're gonna go with the lower one." As long as you were able to bring it in at the right price, using all those different systems, the adds, the deducts, all those different ways of keeping control of it, then that a way of meeting your contract in those situations. So, adds and deducts, big typical part of it, unit pricing, which we've discussed a little bit before. It's a way of saying, "We just don't know "if we're gonna be able to the terrazzo floor.

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From the course:
ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 49m

Author: Mike Newman