(0.5 CEU) Welcome to Track Production Budgets. Among the many tasks of weatherization directors, keeping an up-to-date account of the production budget is one of the most important. Having a current account of job costs contributes to steady workflow and meeting production targets. In this module, we will practice updating a job tracking spreadsheet and calculating the average cost per unit, so that you can proactively identify potential issues before they significantly impact your production goals.
Welcome to the “House as a System Training.” In this module, we’ll explore how the systems and occupants of a house interact. Specifically, we’ll equip you with information that will help you both answer clients’ questions and clearly explain why certain energy conservation measures are installed.
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By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Regularly track the actual costs of each job.
- Calculate the average cost per unit on a monthly basis.
- Compare production and actual job costs to the overall budget.
- And, take action to address a higher than average cost per unit.