The reason for most of the people using it….the compatibility with BIM
CostX® used in over 50 countriesTaught into many universitiesUsed on major BIM projects in UK, Australia and the USA, among others.
And many more…including nine out of ten of the top QS companies in Australia
Birmingham City University, Dublin Institute of Technology,Institute of Technology Carlow,Limerick Institute of Technology, Northumbria University, University of Glamorgan, University of West England
In todays day and age you need to have an interoperable solution to truly perform BIM to the best of its ability. We support many different file types
Very importantly- IFC compatible.
IFC in CostX
User Defined Properties
Auto-revisioning- showing all and then just showing new and deleted
Workbook with live links to the BIM model. Also live links to your rates
Standard report and Custom report
Manually measure from the model if requiredSupports a variety of 2D Drawings- combine 2D and 3D/BIM to create drawing sets.Network capabilities allow multiple users to work on the same project at once.CostX Viewer- a free viewer to download and view CostX files.
CostX® can help you move from the Why stage of implementing BIM to the How stage.Successfully implemented in multiple companies around the world with great success, many of whom were switching from an older system.2D estimating capabilities still allow you to use the software for 2D-only projects, allowing an all-encompassing program
CostX® & IFC4• Officially released March 12• CostX® Version 4 (next major release) tosupport IFC4- coming soon!
CostX® - BIM Case Studies“With over 70% of our projects nowtaken-off directly from BIM models,CostX allows us to deliver world-class quantity surveying serviceswith high levels of accuracy. We havesuccessfully used CostX to deliverevery project since 2007, from costplanning to the preparation of full billsof quantities.”“CostX assisted our measurementtakeoff with automatic 3D quantitygeneration. This was a great tool touse and streamlined our costplanning process. The revisioningfunction also assisted with designdevelopment, as it allowed us toprovide advise to the client at integralpoints in the design phase.”