Guild of Project Controls: Compendium | Roles | Assessment | Certifications | Membership

Tips on using this forum..

(1) Explain your problem, don't simply post "This isn't working". What were you doing when you faced the problem? What have you tried to resolve - did you look for a solution using "Search" ? Has it happened just once or several times?

(2) It's also good to get feedback when a solution is found, return to the original post to explain how it was resolved so that more people can also use the results.

Rule of Thumb/Best Practice Resource per m2

1 reply [Last post]
Mark James
User offline. Last seen 3 years 10 weeks ago. Offline
Joined: 7 Nov 2018
Posts: 2
Groups: None

Hi all

Fairly new to the PP site so apologies if i am posting in the wrong feed.

I am looking to demonstrate to a client that the increase in scope requested without increasing the duration at the work face will cause all sorts of resourcing problems.

Problem is the only information we have at the moment is labour hours and a window of opportunity, no WBS nor sequence of any kind.

My thought is to show a levelled resource against the period of time and then reference a best pratice statement to hopefully show that the resource will be inefficient based on the size of area.

I am sure CIBSE or some other regulation body identify that 1man/30m2 is the most productive but cant find a document that references this. Could anybody point me in the right direction.....?

The project is a large industrial facility and we are installing Building services.

Any help would be appreciated.

Regards 

Mark

Replies

Zoltan Palffy
User offline. Last seen 7 hours 59 min ago. Offline
Joined: 13 Jul 2009
Posts: 3001
Groups: None

look up top under the tab entitled build times

there are also several other estimating program but that wokr help you because you need sequence 

order of operations

define your activities 

create the logic

determine quantities

based on the quantities and the standard rate of installation determine the duration based on the number of men that you plan to use for that activity.