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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction, 2nd Edition by Sam Kubba

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Chapter Twelve

Project Cost Analysis

Abstract

This chapter essentially consists of understanding the Project Cost Analysis process, including budget development—an analysis project buyout and bid shopping. It goes on to highlight popular budgeting software like Projectmates, Smartsheet. This is followed by an analysis of General Conditions and Supplemental Conditions in the project manual and why they are important to the contract. Similarly, budget allowances are covered and what they normally consist of. The various types of contingencies and allowances and their importance are then explained. The ingredients for successful Green Project Cost Management as well as Successful Cost Management Procedures and objectives are investigated. Additionally, ...

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