Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Producing Different Types of Cost Estimates
Purposes of and methodologies for cost estimates
Rough order of magnitude (ROM)
Construction Estimating Resources and Processes
Estimating formats (Uni-format, CSI, etc.)
Estimating Labor, Equipment
Estimating labor costs
Estimating for construction equipment costs
Estimating overhead costs
Contingencies (design & escalation)
Evaluation of Cost Estimate - Materials and Services
Specific areas of work by CSI Division
Specialty cost items to look for
Value Engineering (VE) – Related Cost Impact
Introduction to the VE workshop
The A&E’s role
How the estimate of record is used
The cost impacts of creativity
Results and implications for the owner’s budget
Who Should Attend
6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours
6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours (HSW)
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers and architects (HSW) in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Virginia.
This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors; it has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education purposes.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Don “D” Daigle
Cerifited Value Specialist (CVS), Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) with Downey & Scott, LLC in Warrenton
Mr. Daigle brings an invaluable perspective from his 36 years of construction management and engineering experience. He has worked as an estimator and project/construction manager, and he was the owner/operator of a firm for nationwide construction projects. Mr. Daigle led the successful completion of various public and private construction projects, ranging from college and university campuses to public safety facilities. He has a wide range of experience in value engineering, cost estimating and cost management, life cycle cost analysis, design, master planning, scheduling, quality control techniques, negotiation and administration of contracts. Mr. Daigle maintains the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality while providing services on sensitive and classified projects. His tenure as a construction engineer and project manager adds a valuable perspective to today’s dynamic market.
Senior Preconstruction Manger with Downey & Scott, LLC in Warrenton, Virginia
Mr. Taylor brings an invaluable perspective from his 34 years of construction experience. He has worked as a preconstruction manager, estimator, project manager, commissioning liaison and company executive with several respected mechanical contractors and construction management firms. Mr. Taylor has led the successful completion of various public and private construction projects, ranging from K-12 projects to higher education projects to office buildings to public safety facilities to Net Zero projects. In the past, he has also held various security clearances to work on sensitive and classified government agency projects. His unique ability to analyze and cost construction (specializing in mechanical cost) in both upfront and life cycle aspects has contributed to project success and effectiveness. Mr. Taylor works daily on a variety of projects and utilizes the most recent technology to insure the best work product possible. He is versed in all types of construction delivery methods – design/bid/build, design/build, PPEA, and construction manager-at-risk. Mr. Taylor also has extensive knowledge of the various mechanical and plumbing aspects of the projects – unitary equipment, central plant equipment, hydronic piping systems, steam piping systems, variable refrigerant flow systems, ductwork systems, VAV systems, gas piping, domestic water piping, DWV piping, laboratory piping and plumbing fixtures/equipment to name a few. While very adept at mechanical systems, he has also worked with every construction division for cost estimating, project coordination and construction management. His proficiency, professionalism and team player mentality is reflected in the high quality of the workmanship he puts into every project. Mr. Taylor is also proficient in networking with client contacts and maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality while providing services for each client.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.