Below are the notable changes to the Company level Cost Catalogue 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 cataitem 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.
'Labor' Type Now Supported for Assemblies (05/05/2022)
The 'Labor' cost catalogue type can now be selected for assemblies in the Cost Catalogue. Previously, the ability to account for labour in the Cost Catalogue 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 Catalogue.
'Weeks' and 'Months' Now Available for Labour Cost Catalogue 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 Catalogue.
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 catalogue item. See Add Items to a Cost Catalogue. 'EPD' is used for environmental declarations that are published online.