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Analyzing Construction Cost Estimates - Part 1

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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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So design development is where things are becoming real, it's real materials, it's not just a schematic idea, you're getting much more detailed sense of the costs at that point. And then, of course, the big leap change is when we get to the end of CDs, the CD set, the contract document set, the end of that is technically the bidding. So we're not actually doing officially any cost estimating at that point.

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ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 18m

Author: Mike Newman