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Estimate Summary Sheet

Chapter #8 - Estimating Summary Sheet We will use the MEP Academy Estimating Spreadsheet for all our examples....

HVAC Quotations – MEP Estimating Spreadsheet

Chapter #2 – HVAC Quotations (MEP Estimating Spreadsheet) Receiving, reviewing and posting vendor and subcontractor quotes to your...

Rentals – MEP Estimating Spreadsheet

Chapter #6 – Rentals (MEP Estimating Spreadsheet) You will need to determine what you will need in the...

Subcontractors – MEP Estimating Spreadsheet

Chapter #3 – Subcontractors (MEP Estimating Spreadsheet) There will be certain task you will have to subcontract to companies...

Sheet Metal Material and Labor Summary

Chapter #4 – Sheet Metal Material and Labor Summary On the MEP Academy Estimating Spreadsheet you will find...

HVAC Equipment – MEP Estimating Spreadsheet

Chapter #1 – HVAC Equipment – MEP Estimating Spreadsheet You begin by opening your electronic estimating spreadsheet and...

Labor Rates

Chapter # 5 - Labor Rates Union Labor Rates In 2018, according to the US...

General Conditions

Chapter #7 - General Conditions (MEP Estimating Spreadsheet) We consider other cost to include general and special condition...

Sheet Metal Field Labor Productivity

Chapter #4 – Sheet Metal Field Labor Productivity After your reports have finished running on the estimating computer...

Conditions Affecting Field Labor

Chapter #11 – Conditions Affecting Field Labor There are many factors that affect the cost of installing the...

Sheet Metal Duct Hangers

Chapter #3 – Sheet Metal Duct Hangers Air conditioning ducts and pipes need to be supported according to...

Field Labor Crew Sizes

Chapter #5 – Field Labor Crew Sizes The size of your labor crew depends on the project schedule,...

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What  is a bid Bond? Basically when you’re bidding a project that requires a bid bond it’s because the...

How to Read the Specifications

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