Getting Started with Cost Codes

This brief guide will give you a general idea of construction cost codes and show you how Buildern makes everything easy!
Written by Buildern Support
Updated 6 months ago

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Buildern's intuitive approach to construction cost management makes tracking and managing job costs across projects possible while providing the necessary control and oversight to keep you in compliance. 

Once you have a well-developed system of cost codes, the software will use the data to streamline all your project management processes.

Manage Cost Codes with Buildern

With the right set of tools, Buildern users can easily import the preferred cost codes through one of the following options.

Import cost codes

The system has internally added NAHB and CSI construction cost code lists to help you get started with the initial setup.

However, you are free to add an extended list of your own cost codes either from an Excel or CSV file. Syncing with a current Xero or QuickBooks account will ensure double accuracy and precision in tracking expenses throughout each project. 

Former Buildertrend users can transfer their personalized cost code system to Buildern to enjoy an upgraded experience.

Check our step-by-step guides to import construction cost codes and how to use them in Buildern.

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