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Contract Documents - Consider

6m 40s

In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Development and Documentation Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PDD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam including integration of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and specialty systems into overall project design and documentation.

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And that's where I'm kind of making my own set of decisions, because I think, "well, alright, in this situation, "it actually makes sense to put "that information in a different location." But if you imagine a bigger project, in a sort or bigger-scale element, where I've got big floor plans, and lots of doors, and lots of windows, and lots of pieces of equipment, and all of these different elements that have to be listed and controlled, and all the information, sort of, put together in a, sort of, logical, straightforward way, in those situations, these much bigger, like, just kind of imagine a 12 million dollar high school, or something like that, that's being done. There's a whole team of people who are there just to organize the information, so you have somebody from the architect's office, you have somebody from the GC, the supervisor, or somebody who's related to the supervisor, you might even have somebody from the client's office, the clerk of the works, somebody, that's one of my favorite terms, "clerk of the works," that those three people would have some set of understandings about who is, sort of, controlling all of that information. When they're doing pricing, there's a whole, there's a person who's literally just focused on a project that scale, this is one person's entire time, is set just making sure all the right information is in the right people's hands.

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ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 46m

Author: Mike Newman