Below are the notable changes to the Company level Cost Catalog tool.
Note: See Estimating Release Notes for related release notes.
UNIT OF MEASURE RESTRICTION REMOVED FROM COST CATALOGUE (19/04/2023)
Unit of measure options are now available for catadiary item types in the Estimating tool. Previously, 'each' was the only measurement option. Cost Catalogue Excel templates have also been updated. See Add Items to a Cost Catalogue.
'taxable' field NOW available for cost catalogue items (15/02/2023)
A 'Taxable' field is now available when adding or editing a cost catalogue item in the Cost Catalogue tool. See Add Items to the Cost Catalogue. Previously, the material tax was applied by default and could only be changed in the Estimating tool. The 'Taxable' field has also been extended to XLS files for bulk updates to cost catalogue items. See Import Cost Catalogue Items.
'Labour' Type Now Supported for Assemblies (05/05/2022)
The 'Labour' cost catalog type can now be selected for assemblies in the Cost Catalog. Previously, the ability to account for labour in the Cost Catalog and Estimating tools was limited. This release provides more flexibility and helps to ensure that estimates are accurately represented. See Create Assemblies for a Cost Catalog.
'Weeks' and 'Months' Now Available for Labour Cost Catalog Item Type (02/02/2022)
In addition to Minutes, Hours and Days, you can now use Weeks and Months to measure labour. See Add Items to a Cost Catalog.
New 'EPD URL' Field for Catalaog Item Details (31/01/2022)
A 'EPD url' field has been added to the Catalog Details section of a cost catalog item. See Add Items to a Cost Catalog. 'EPD' is used for environmental declarations that are published online.