3BHSestimator for Windows Some Key Features - Estimating Ease of use - Number one in the industry. You can be creating estimates your first day.Logical takeoff formatJob broken down by “Areas of Construction”On Screen extensions and totals (No need to print it first]Unit Pricing - See final cost line-by-line or page-by-page
4BHSestimator for Windows Some Key Features - Reports Estimate WorksheetsTitleRecapTakeoff SheetsJob FactorsLabor DistributionJob ExpenseSummaryJob InformationPictures and Graphic DetailEstimate History
5BHSestimator for Windows Some Key Features - Reports (con’t) Phase Reports (like items in like phases grouped)Administrative (Qty, Cost, Labor)Buyers (Qty, Cost)Warehouse (Qty Only)Equipment NeededTime and Material InvoicePurchase OrdersChange OrdersWork In Progress
6BHSestimator for Windows Some Key Features - Databases Useable Material DatabasePre-laboredPre-built Assemblies“Phase of Construction” Database“Type of Construction” DatabaseMonthly Material Pricing Updates AvailableCustomer Database“Tools Needed to Install” Database
7BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Title Page Estimate NameEstimator NameDue DateBid To InfoTaxesFudge FactorsMisc. Notes
8BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Recap Page Add/Delete/Edit PagesActivate/InactivateMerge EstimatesView Page Unit PricingRaw Material/LaborExtended Material/LaborQuote/Subcontract PriceEstimate Totals
10BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Worksheets Add Items or Assemblies by 3-Letter Description Code or Database Index Number
11BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Worksheets Enter the Quantity, and all extensions and totals are done immediately. Change the Cost or Labor for this item in this estimate only. No need to go back to the database. Changes do not affect other estimates.Items in the Database are “Chained” to automatically bring up the next logical item.
12BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Worksheets Add Special Code Items either by clicking a button or enter it right on the Worksheet Grid.All Field ItemsLabor OnlyMaterial OnlyQuotes (Material and Labor)Comments
13BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Worksheets Page OptionsTitleActive/InactiveWork CompletedPhasePage MultiplierMaterial/Labor MarkupTypeRegularQuote/SubcontractComment/ScratchMaterial/Labor Column Used for Bid
14BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Job Factors On this page you account for abnormal job site conditions.This estimate shows a 10% add to raw labor hours based on abnormally high ceilings and a locked 10 extra hours due to interruptions. The hours associated with the 10% will adjust as more labor is added to the estimate. The locked 10 hours will not. The values are spread on all active worksheets in proportion to the labor on that sheet.
15BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Job Factors You can change the Category Name, and set the factor to change the entire estimate’s hours. You can also lock in a certain extra number of hours.
16BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Labor Distribution On this page you distribute the job labor hours to labor classes.
17BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Labor Distribution You can set Category Names, Rate and Distribution
18BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Job Expense On this page you account for various Job related expenses (e.g. Permits)
19BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Job Expense Again, you can set the category name and percentage or lock in a value.
20BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Summary On the Summary Page you set:Material MarkupLabor MarkupOverheadProfitMisc Post MarkupsSquare FootageYou can also:Link in other estimatesCompare to saved jobsCommit to HistoryCalculate the Performance Bond
21BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Summary On the Summary Page you see:Labor Material RatiosMaterial Unit Price (Bid Price per Dollar of Raw Cost)Labor Unit Price (Bid Price per Hour of Raw Labor)All Profit/ Overhead and Estimate TotalsSquare Footage CalculationsEstimate Cost per Square FootBid Price per Square FootLabor Hours per Square Foot
22BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Job Detail The Job Detail Page lets you store all the information relating to the customer and job.
23BHSestimator for Windows Estimating - Images The Image Page allows you to store a reference to digital images for a job.
24BHSestimator for Windows Estimating – Job History The History page show changes to the estimate, when it was saved, etc...
25BHSestimator for Windows Databases Item Master DatabaseAssembly DatabasePhase DatabaseCustomer DatabaseHistoryConstruction TypeUnit of IssueCross ReferenceTime and Material History
27BHSestimator for Windows Item Master Database Editing Material can be edited in the table or in a full screen editorDatabase Fields Include:Description CodeStock Id Number3 Columns of Cost and LaborPhase of ConstructionUnit of IssueChain to Item Number
28BHSestimator for Windows Material Pricing Updates BHS provides Material Pricing Updates monthly or you can use other sources.No Need to update every month or to catch up on old updates.Universal Cost Adjustment FactorIndividual Item Update FactorItem BlockingEstimates can be “REPRICED” from the database.
29BHSestimator for Windows Assembly Database Assemblies Include:ItemsOther AssembliesSpecial Code ItemsMaterialLaborComments
30BHSestimator for Windows Phase Database Phases include a Description and a Labor Factor that is applied to any item in an estimate that is placed in that phase.
31BHSestimator for Windows Customer Database Here we have the Customer Edit Screen
32BHSestimator for Windows History Database The History database lists all estimate that you have committed to history. The estimates can be sorted by construction type or customer. The History summary shows the average numbers for estimates won, lost or both.
33BHSestimator for Windows Type of Construction Database By knowing YOUR Base Labor Rate, Average Hours per Square Foot and YOUR typical Cost per Square Foot for a type of job, you can do some cost projections for the job.These values can be read from a good estimate and stored in this database.
34BHSestimator for Windows Other Cool Features Master Estimate - All new estimates can start with your typical setupPagesTaxesLabor DistributionMarkupsOverheadLabor...
35BHSestimator for Windows Other Cool Features Estimate Templates - set up a variety of template estimate for various customers or types of jobsMany owner defined parameters save to the registryNetworkable/Shareable DatabasesSecurity Key prevents unauthorized accessJob Management Features
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