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<1> **Enter Base Unit Cost for Cross-**

**Section. **Enter the cost per square foot

Start

for 1/8-inch (3-mm) annealed glass in

column (b) of the cross-section row on

the Initial Cost worksheet (see Appendix

B for all worksheets). Proceed to <2>.

<2> **Calculate Cross-Section Cost.**

<1> Enter Base

Multiply the cross-section base unit cost

Unit Cost for

in column (b) by the cross-section cost

Cross-Section

factor in column (a) of the Initial Cost

worksheet. Enter the product in column

(c) of the cross-section row on the Initial

<2> Calculate

Cost worksheet. Proceed to <3>.

Cross-Section

<3> **Enter Base Unit Cost for Frame.**

Cost

Enter the cost per linear foot for a light

(less than 1/4-inch (6-mm) thick),

aluminum frame in column (b) of the

<3> Enter Base

frame row on the Initial Cost worksheet.

Unit Cost for

Proceed to <4>.

<4> **Calculate Frame Cost. **Multiply the

Frame

frame base unit cost in column (b) by

the frame cost factor in column (a) of

the Initial Cost worksheet. Enter the

<4> Calculate

product in column (c) of the frame row

Frame Cost

on the Initial Cost worksheet. Proceed

to <5>.

<5> **Sum Component Costs. **Add the

cross-section and frame costs to

produce a total component cost. These

<5> Sum

costs are found in column (c) of the

Component Costs

cross-section row and column (c) of the

frame row, respectively. Enter this

value in field (d). Proceed to <6>.

<6> Sum

<6> **Sum Component and Installation**

**Costs. **Sum the component and

Component and

Installation Costs

installation costs on the Initial Cost

worksheet. These values are found in

fields (d) and (e), respectively. Enter

this amount in the (f) field. This value is

the estimated initial cost for security

Stop

glazing. Return to Figure 34.

**Figure 41**

Process Chart and Description: Initial Cost Estimate Procedure

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