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“Estimating with Microsoft Excel Third Edition,” a book and companion CD by Jay Christofferson, a licensed general contractor, author and software developer, teaches builders and remodelers how to use the powerful features of Microsoft Excel to estimate more quickly and accurately and to customize the process to fit their needs.
Available at BuilderBooks.com, “Estimating with Microsoft Excel” explains how to master the estimating process and easily incorporate changes, such as project alterations or materials substitutions, without starting from scratch — and without sacrificing profits.
“Estimating with Microsoft Excel” includes formulas for calculating common materials and other project costs, including concrete, rebar, labor, permits and taxes.
Builders and remodelers will find helpful information on calculating profit margin with several detailed tables plus a worksheet with sample Excel formulas.
The accompanying CD also contains sample Excel workbooks that address various stages of the estimating process and demonstrate Excel features that will help builders and remodelers automate their worksheets.
For more information or to order, click here, or call 800-223-2665.