Computers and Estimating


Introduction to the techniques and methods used to estimate construction costs for residential and light commercial buildings. Topics covered include the use and utilization of various types of estimates used by the design and construction industry including interpretation of labor and materials cost data, and the use of work sheets and computer spreadsheets to prepare a final estimate for a project. Additional topics covered include professional presentation, the ethical and legal use of digital information, and the security implications of information use and storage. Spring Only.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

ACH129 and ACH239