Expected estimate accuracy range is an indication of the degree to which the final cost outcome for a given project will vary from the estimated cost.

 



Basic formats for Elemental Costing and Measurement:


CIQS Standard:

CIQS Method of Measurement – Pricing & Measurement of Buildings by Area & Volume, 4th Edition

Uniformat Standard:
ASTM 1557 - 5 UNIFORMAT II

 



References:


Trade Breakdown and Specification Formatting:
CIQS Method of Measurement of Construction Works, 8th Edition, 2004 “Masterformat system TM”


Life Cycle Costing:
ASTM E917-05 Standard Practice for Measuring Life-Cycle Costs of Buildings and Building Systems1


Performing and Reporting:
Cost Analysis during design: ASTM E1804


Class of Estimates:
Standard Estimating Classification System ASTM E2516-06

 



Cost Estimate Classification System:


Expected estimate accuracy range is an indication of the degree to which the final cost outcome for a given project will vary from the estimated cost.