e) Labor rate of extra crew member. This information
is required for glazing systems that weigh more than
250 pounds (110 kg).
f) Cost of special handling equipment. This
information is required for glazing systems that
weigh more than 250 pounds (110 kg).
g) Method of anchoring frame to wall.
h) Cost of preparing wall for anchorage.
i) Cost of aligning and anchoring frame.
j) Worksheet (see Appendix B):
1) Installation Cost
Initial Cost Estimate Procedure. This procedure
provides the steps for combining the cross-section, frame, and
installation costs that the analyst estimated in previous
analyses. Figure 41 presents a process chart and description of
Required Information. The following information is
required for an initial cost estimate:
a) Base unit cost for cross-section. This is the cost
per unit area of 1/8-inch (3-mm) thick annealed
b) Base unit cost for frame. This value is the cost
per unit length of a light (less than 1/4-inch (6-
mm) thick) aluminum frame.
c) Worksheets (see Appendix B):
1) Initial Cost (IC)