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GCEstimator

GCEstimator

GCEstimator is a single solution for all your cost planning needs. It is an estimating solution that integrated cost analysis for both model and non-model based projects. With a single knowledgebase that captures your company’s estimating methods, your work will be delivered faster and with absolute confidence.

GCEstimator Suite's core is Trimble WinEst, and Trimble Vico Office. Combination of these solutions into one tool gave an opportunity for Trimble to create a unique set of integrated solutions. GCEstimator is designed to increase efficiency and reduce the complexity of deploying multiple vendor solutions with limited integration. GCEstimator provides functionality to access Vico and WinEst in one integrated platform. You are able to move from take-off to estimate in the same system, without having to log into a separate system.

Key Features

• One visual quantity takeoff environment for 3D & 2D quantity inputs
• One database capturing your estimating best practices
• One flexible estimating spreadsheet for price adjustments and reporting

 

Applications

Quantity Takeoff
• 2D, 3D and hybrid quantity takeoffs
• Location based quantities
• Quantities visually verified and/or edited in 3D
• Construction-caliber quantities
• Support for SketchUp, Tekla, Autodesk Revit, Autodesk AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, IFC, CAD-Duct, Bentley AECOsim models

Integrated Takeoff & Estimating
• Drag and drop 2D & 3D quantities to item and assembly dimensions
• Create estimate reflecting quantities by location
• Save relationship between estimating database and object and property library
• Support for dual monitor environment, takeoff environment on one monitor & updated cost estimate on another monitor
• One mouse click to current estimate totals

Change Management
• 2D drawing version analysis/comparison
• 3D model version comparison
• Reference planes for a hybrid 2D/3D view
• Issue/RFI creation and tracking
• Project data organization

Cost Estimating 
• Collaborative estimating environment, multiples estimators working on the same estimate at the same time
• Flexible spreadsheet for WBS sorting and reporting
• Unlimited number of user-defined estimate views
• Database edits limited to database administrators
• Complete audit history for every item in the estimate

 

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