A project owner is in the best position to gain familiarity with the physical conditions at the project site. The owner has ample opportunity to investigate those conditions, including expert evaluation. The owner then hires professionals to prepare design documents which reflect and accommodate those conditions.
Energy-efficiency loan financing is proving to be a stable, low-risk investment with low default rates and large-scale potential, according to a report that the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released late last month.
There are several rules for success in cost estimating, a senior project management consultant told attendees of a webinar that WPL Publishing held Sept. 27. Consultant Doug Findley outlined these rules during the two-hour event, entitled “Avoid Project Failure: Take Time to Plan the Project -- 13 Proven Steps to Success.” Here are the seven rules for success in cost estimating that he provided: