Problem Addressed

Sterling addresses the disconnect between cost and carbon estimation and forecasting on construction projects.

Solution Overview

Sterling by Rapid DCS is a next generation, cloud-based, BIM ready, PAS 2080 compliant estimating and forecasting solution designed to help carbon conscious professionals design, plan, execute and operate more sustainably in the built environment market.

Key features include:

  1. Cost planning – enabling the development of project estimates from the top-down or bottom-up.
  2. PAS 2080 carbon calculator – to prove and improve carbon footprints.
  3. Flexible structures – to map a cost plan to multiple standards structures including ICMS, BCIS, NRM1/2, CESMM, RMM1/2, MCHW or a users own custom structure.
  4. Smart take-off – 2D/3D digital take-off tools to extract useful measurements and attributes for later use in calculations. Apply rules, audit formulas and track changes as design develops with full history and version control.
  5. Templates and libraries to reduce time and errors.
  6. Simple and multi-user interface.
  7. Integration with other systems and data stores.

Case Study

Rapid DCS has been implemented on a range of projects, including for the following asset types:

  • Small Housing Development – Kent Contractor
  • Bridge – Tier 1 Contractor
  • Hospital – Tier 1 Contractor
  • Residential Block Refit – Essex Contractor