Insulation Estimating Services

Offering you the most reliable, precise, and timely insulation estimating services to meet your bid deadlines and beat the competition.

At World Estimating, our expert estimators have years of diversified experience in estimating various types of insulation including fiberglass, mineral wool, cellulose or spray polyurethane foam insulation and meet the total requirements of the project and expectations of the clients. Whether it is a small residential project or large industrial mechanical piping insulation project, we have the expertise and exposure in estimating a vast portfolio of projects using digital software to accurately measure floors, walls, and ceilings while eliminating the openings for doors and windows.

We always strive to provide quality services to our clients so that they reach the exact figures in terms of their cost estimates and bid with confidence.

We quantify all types of insulation including loose-fill, rolls, batts, spray board, foam board, liquid foam, cellulose, radiant barriers, vapor barriers, and many more.


  • General Contractors
  • Insulation Contractors
  • Mechanical Piping Contractors
  • Fireproofing Contractors
  • Acoustical Contractors
  • HVAC Contractors
  • Pipeline Contractors
  • Weatherproofing Contractors
  • Roofing Contractors
  • EPC Contractors
  • Insulation Vendors
  • Architects
  • Installers
  • Distributors

Whether you are involved in the installation of insulation for new construction, repairs, maintenance, modifications, upgrades, shutdowns, outages or turnarounds, our estimation services are properly customized as per the specific needs of our clients. We employ zip code based pricing for material and labor to deliver estimates as accurate as possible. And for vendor quotations, we work with brands and associations like Carboline, Isolatek, Rockwool, Tremco, Carlisle, Hypro-Stop, Procor, Grace, Crystalline, Blow in Blanket Contractors Association (BIBCA), Exterior Insulation & Finish System for Homes, National Insulation Association, and various others.

Our deliverables generally include:

  • Digital takeoff file
  • Material lists
  • Material & labor costs
  • Color-coded marked up plans
  • Takeoff summary containing labor hours, total material and labor costs, rentals, equipment, taxes, overheads, profit percentage, etc.
  • Complete bid review with inclusion & exclusion sheet


  • Residential & Commercial Insulation Estimation
  • Industrial Mechanical Insulation Estimation
  • Thermal Insulation Estimation
  • Fireproofing & Firestopping Estimation
  • Roofing Estimation
  • Waterproofing & Dampproofing Estimation
  • Acoustic & Sound Proofing Estimation
  • Estimation of Insulation for boilers, HVAC systems, ductwork, pipeworks, valves, plumbing, equipment, etc.
  • Material Takeoffs
  • Budget Estimates
  • Bid Estimates
  • Bid Reviews
  • Bidding Assistance
  • Change Order Estimates
  • Preliminary Estimates
  • Pre-built Material Estimate
  • Value Engineering
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Lead Generation

Our Highly accurate estimates save you from bidding high or low & help you sell more projects!

For A Quick Quote On Your Project:

Call Us At 347 480-1903

Or Just Upload Plans In The Below Link, We Will Review And Send A Quote In The Next 5 Minutes


World Estimating has experience in a broad range of commercial, residential, and industrial insulation estimates, serving both private and government projects.

  • Residential Construction
  • Commercial Construction
  • Industrial Construction
  • High Rise Buildings
  • Government Buildings
  • Military Construction
  • Municipal Buildings
  • Hospitality Buildings
  • Offshore Construction
  • Marine (ships)
  • Mining Projects
  • Aerodynamics
  • Tunnels & Concrete Walls
  • Floating Production, Storage & Offloading
  • Drilling Platforms
  • Pumping Stations


Whether you are involved in the installation of insulation in a new building or replacement of an old insulation barrier, we provide estimating solutions to homebuilders, owners, and contractors for commercial and residential new construction and retrofit projects.

We carefully determine the exact amount of cellulose, loosefill, foam board insulation, batts, duct wrap, and all other types of insulations used for thermal/moisture protection, soundproofing, waterproofing of domestic and commercial buildings. Our insulation estimators are well aware of the insulation requirements for various applications like crawl spaces, basement ceilings, metal buildings, spas, hot tubs, and others.

We quantify the following types of insulation for residential and commercial projects:

  • Blanket & Batt Insulation
  • Foam Board Insulation
  • Liquid Foam
  • Loose-Fill & Blown-in Insulation
  • Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)
  • Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)
  • Radiant Barriers & Reflective Insulation
  • Rigid Fiberboard Insulation
  • Sprayed Foam & Foamed-in-place


Our expert insulation estimators have been helping industrial insulation contractors, manufacturers, and engineers with quick and accurate estimating solutions for industrial piping and ductwork insulations

We pride ourselves in being knowledgeable and efficient in bringing the right insulation quantities and costs associated with them for industrial plumbing, mechanical and HVAC systems. With the proper project quantity takeoff, our clients not only get more jobs but also procure the right amount of material and labor to get their job done.

We cover a wide range of industrial systems with all types of insulation material choices like mineral wool, fiberglass, polyisocyanurate foam, calcium silicate, Techlite foam, foam glass, polyethylene, and many more.

Our insulation estimating solutions are customized to our clients’ needs and for that, we quantify the following systems for insulations but are not limited to:

  • Piping Insulation
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Tanks Insulation
  • Furnaces & steam generators
  • Heat recovery steam generators
  • Duct Insulation
  • Acoustic Absorbers/Barriers
  • Electric Heating Products/Pipe Trace
  • Hot and Cryogenic Insulation
  • Acoustic Insulation & SoundProofing
  • Electrical Heat Tracing
  • Fireproofing & Protection
  • Thermal Pipe Insulation
  • Solar Pipe Insulation
  • Removable Blanket Insulation
  • Turbines
  • Cryogenic
  • Corrosion Control
  • Access Systems
  • Expansion Joints
  • Coal and gas
  • Biomass


If you are a busy mechanical insulation contractor, striving to keep up with the long working hours and meeting the schedules of mechanical and plumbing contractors. Not just that, you are also struggling with outdated specifications, incomplete drawing plans, and bid documents.

We can offer assistance by providing mechanical insulation estimating services for mechanical, HVAC duct, HVAC piping, industrial duct, industrial piping, plumbing, equipment, and fire-stopping along with the preparation of complete bidding proposals and a review of bid documents.


Our precise material takeoff provides the right idea for material procurement. At World Estimating, we provide the complete range of mechanical insulation estimating solutions for commercial buildings as well as industrial sectors. The former includes Institutional buildings, offices, warehouses, manufacturing units, health care, retail, etc, and the later includes refineries, gas processing, paper, and pulp industries, petrochemical plants, power generation, and other similar industries.

For mechanical and piping insulations, we quantify the following systems or materials, but are not limited to:

  • Pipe insulation
  • Cold storage insulation
  • Ductwork insulation
  • Equipment insulation systems
  • Removable insulation systems
  • Tank insulation systems
  • Plumbing Pipe
  • Central Utility Plants
  • Cooling Towers
  • Kitchen Exhaust
  • Generator Exhaust
  • Process Pipe
  • Refrigeration Pipe
  • Equipment & Tanks
  • Petrochemical Pipe
  • Tank Farms
  • Fireproofing
  • Firestopping
  • Weatherproofing
  • Waterproofing


Being a reliable and professional estimating partner for thermal insulation contractors, we provide the highly accurate cost estimate and exact batts of insulation to avoid reordering issues and cut down on profit.

Our insulation estimators ensure that while installing you have the right amount of insulation in hands by digitally measuring walls and ceiling dimensions. We completely assist our clients through the lifecycle of the project rendering consultation on insulation costs through bid preparation to procurement, project management to close-out.

We provide estimating solutions for all the thermal insulation materials. Few are listed under:

  • Fiber Insulation
  • Plastic Insulation
  • Masonry Insulation Systems
  • Extruded Polystyrene
  • Enclosed Cavity Foamed Insulation
  • Thermal / Ignition Barriers
  • Cellulose Insulation
  • Cladding Attachment & Continuous Insulation
  • Radiant Barrier Insulation
  • Roof Insulation
  • Deck Insulation
  • Nail base Insulation
  • Exposed Spray-Applied Insulation
  • Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems
  • EIFS Specialties
  • Weather-Resistive Barriers


As fireproofing contractors are involved in fire protection and safety measures therefore the entire process requires high accuracy and attention to detail which starts with the precise quantity takeoff.

With a profound understanding of fireproofing and fire stopping processes, our insulation estimators carefully review the plans to calculate the sprinkler heads, smoke detectors, etc and identify different insulation material types and fire ratings required for the unique conditions and unusual shapes.

We provide complete fireproofing consultancy services including estimation and preparation of bidding proposals. Our takeoffs contain each line item detailed description by building codes, insulation type, UL design, fire ratings, and thickness, and color-coded plans which makes it easy to understand.

We totally understand which type of insulation is required for fireproofing particular components.

Components that we quantify for fireproofing:

  • Steel, Beams & Column
  • Pipes, Pipelines & Pipe Joints
  • Floor, Walls, Roofs, Ceilings
  • Vessels, Tanks, Piping & Supports
  • Flanges / Valves, Ducts, Metal Stud Framing
  • Cable Trays, Control Panels, Actuators
  • LPG Containers

Types of fireproofing:

  • Spray Applied Fireproofing
  • Intumescent Fireproofing
  • Fiberglass
  • Mineral Wool
  • Cellulose Insulation
  • Board Fireproofing
  • Firestopping & Fire-Resistive Joint Systems
  • Cementitious Foam Insulation
  • Guniting
  • Asbestos Fireproofing
  • Metal Foam Insulation
  • Intumescent Fireproofing
  • Welding Blanket
  • Fibrous Fire Safing
  • Grease Duct Enclosures
  • Smoke Containment Barriers and Curtains
  • Preformed Joint Seals
  • Joint Sealants


Our expert insulation estimators specialize in offering estimating services to the waterproofing contractors in the selection of right insulating materials and the relative material and labor costs associated with installation. Based on the requirements of the clients, we produce comprehensive estimating reports measuring all the details like control joints, concrete walls, roofs, ceilings, attics, foundations, decks, wires, electric trays, ventilation pipes, beams, and columns, etc.

We quantify all types of waterproofing materials including:

  • Hydrophilic Systems Of Waterproofing
  • Hydrophobic Systems Of Waterproofing
  • Bituminous Waterproofing
  • Dampproofing
  • Positive-Side Waterproofing
  • Negative-Side Waterproofing
  • Mechanical Seal
  • Topical Sealers
  • Penetrating Sealants


Many roofing contractors rely on our professional estimators for quality services delivered to them within fast turnaround times. We provide assistance with cost estimates and detailed shop drawing to ease on-site roofing installation.

While understanding the unique requirements of commercial and residential roofing conditions, we carefully measure tapered insulation, metal roofing, fasteners, etc to produce the accurate roofing bids.

To get our clients ahead of their competition, we prepare a detailed and accurate estimate with a thorough scope of work to avoid unnecessary surprises. We render complete estimating reports including materials, labor, demolition costs, permits, logistics, overheads, profit margins, etc.

We prepare estimates for all types of roof insulation and quantify the following materials:

  • Steep Slope Roofing
  • Shingles
  • Asphalt Shingles
  • Metal Shingles
  • Slate Shingles
  • Wood Shingles & Shakes
  • Concrete & Clay Roof Tiles
  • Metal Tiles
  • Natural Roof Coverings
  • Roofing & Siding Panels
  • Cladding Attachment Systems
  • Metal Roof & Wall Panels
  • Plastic-surfaced Wall Panels
  • & Composite-Surfaced Panels
  • Fabricated Wall Panel Assemblies
  • Fiber-Reinforced Cement Siding
  • Metal Siding
  • Vinyl Siding
  • Wood Siding & Shingles
  • Rainscreens
  • Membrane Roofing
  • Built-up Bituminous Roofing
  • Modified Bituminous Membrane Roofing
  • Single-ply Plastic Membrane Roofing
  • Fluid-Applied Roofing
  • Coated Foamed Roofing
  • Sheet Metal Roofing
  • Metal Flashings, Copings & Fascias
  • Flexible Flashing
  • Flashings, Copings & Fascias
  • Gutters & Downspouts
  • Roof Expansion Joints
  • Roof Drains
  • Roof Curbs
  • Roof & Ridge Vents
  • Roof & Attic Fans
  • Roof Hatches, Smoke & Relief Vents
  • Roof Walkways
  • Pipe and Penetration Flashing Systems
  • Roof Pipe Support Systems
  • Roof Fall Protection
  • Rooftop Grease Containment Systems
  • Snow Guards
  • Roof Snow Melting
  • Roof Pavers


At World Estimating, our estimators easily handle the most challenging and complex projects and understand the uniqueness of every project based on schedules, location, manufacturers and crew size. Therefore, our estimation process starts with a thorough review of drawing plans, specifications and bid documents to clarify the scope of work.

Then, a digital takeoff is performed using the best software for insulation like Planswift, FastWRAP, etc to quantify all the materials and export to EXCEL spreadsheets. All the insulation layers, jacketing, adhesives, paints, etc are properly measured to get the precise cost estimate for material and labor involved.

Materials that we quantify for insulation include, but is not limited to:

  • Pipes
  • Pipe Joints
  • Piping Supports
  • Pipe Bridges
  • Pipe Racks
  • Flanges & Valves
  • Vessels
  • Vessel Skirts
  • Columns
  • Column Skirts
  • Structural Steelwork
  • Ducts
  • Metal Stud Framing
  • Vessels
  • Tanks
  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Controls & Instrumentation
  • LPG Containers
  • Cable Trays
  • Control Panels
  • Actuators
  • Field Joints
  • Floors
  • Walls
  • Roofs
  • Ceilings

Material and labor pricing can be applied using your vendor quotations or using RSMeans (zip code based pricing) and our construction cost database which gets updated many times in a year. A detailed easy to read and edit report is prepared containing linear feet or square feet material and labor costs, labor hours, rentals, equipment, permits, overheads, profit margins, etc.

In the end, a final audit is performed by the lead estimator to ensure the quality of the deliverables.


  1. Upload Your Plans

Click here to upload your drawing plans, P&IDs or PFDs and specify your needs. We accept .pdf, .tif, .tiff, .dxf,. Dwf, .dwg, .pln, .jpg, jpeg, .cpc, .osx, .djvu, .cal format. We will send you a quote in the next 5 minutes after reviewing your plans.

  1. Get A Quote

We send you a quote based on the number of hours to complete the estimate, invoice and delivery date. If you approve the quote, you can pay via debit card or credit card or PayPal, and we will start preparing your estimate.

  1. Receive Your Estimate

You will receive mechanical estimates in excel spreadsheets including all the material and labor pricing along with labor hours, marked-up plans, and complete takeoff summary report.

What are you waiting for? If you are planning to hire a construction project estimator, then World Estimating is the right option for you to choose!

World Estimating has successfully delivered Construction Estimating Services for some of the largest and most sophisticated projects in North America, Africa. Australia and the Caribbean. In the United States, we have served in the following markets:

Florida, New York, Massachusetts, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Illinois, Arizona, Missouri, Indiana, North Carolina, New Jersey, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Washington, Connecticut, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Colorado, Virginia, Michigan Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arkansas, California Delaware, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, Vermont New Hampshire, Mississippi, Utah.