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Meet the Engineer - Adrian Charest

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At RSMeans from The Gordian Group, our focus is the data. But the data wouldn’t be possible without our experienced construction cost engineers who diligently analyze the cost data.  Our team averages more than 24 years’ experience in construction and cost data research. Get to know us better through these fun and informative questions.

About the Engineer

1.    Favorite memory at RSMeans
Boat cruise / clam bake

2.    Favorite junk food
Sunchips, they’re yum

3.    What you’ll always find in the trunk of my car
Extra athletic layers for running in the cold

4.    The movie I’ll watch every time it’s on TV

5.    The tool I couldn’t live without

6.    On my bucket list
Scuba dive

7.    Favorite vacation spot
Coast of Maine

8.    Favorite sports team
Boston Bruins

9.    Been there, done that (and I’ll never do it again)

About the Title

1.    Title(s) you are responsible for
Green Building Cost Data

2.    In general, what is happening to prices in your specific trades
They are decreasing as the technologies mature and become more accepted.

3.    How long have you been researching cost data and what does your industry experience look like? 
I have been with RSMeans for four years and have experience in construction, engineering, and estimating.