• Credits: 6 Core
  • Video: 5.5 hours

Estimating and a Job Well Done
Includes Energy Code

This is a beginners class on how to put together an estimate. It covers takeoffs from electronic blueprints, organizing the estimate, and figuring your overhead and profit. A basic understanding of excel is needed.New technologies that assist in Budgeting, Estimating, Safety, Energy efficiency and Project management. Reviews the current energy code with Utah state amendments, the 5 pathways for compliance, and offers insight on new products on the market with a relatively low cost that can make a big difference in the energy efficiency of your buildings, new or existing.Regulation updates affecting: Licensing requirements for both specialty (sub-contractors) contractors and general contractorsNew OSHA requirements for silica SWPPP (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan) Includes energy code 
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Ken Adams

Utah Valley University Professor
Ken Adams is a construction management professor at Utah Valley University and has been in the construction industry for the past 25 years. He has always had a passion for construction and thoroughly enjoys going to work each day. While earning his construction management degree he worked for Mountain Fuel (now Dominion Energy). Afterwards he moved to South Carolina and worked as superintendent and project manger for six years when Paul Magleby convinced him to move back to Utah and run Magleby Construction’s remodel division. Since then he has been heavily involved in the NAHB Remodelers and served as SLHBA Remodelers chair person in 2009 and has been part of the NAHB Green committee.