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Quantity Takeoff (QTO)
A measurement of the quantity (size) of an asset.  



Purpose of Takeoffs 
Takeoffs are required to produce estimates and budgets for maintenance and renewal projects.



Process of Determing Takeoffs 
Quantities are derived by multiplying the following elements:
Takeoffs are conducted using the following two primary means:
Takeoffs are either expressed in imperial or metric. For example:
Quantity takeoffs can sometimes require significant effort and will impact the accuracy of a report.



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Fig. Different means of taking quantities.


Rules of thumb for hallway carpet quantities.
Fig. Rules of thumb for hallway carpet quantities.



Example of a rule of thumb for window area based upon a multiplier of GFA
Fig. Example of a rule of thumb for window area based upon a multiplier of GFA.

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