Please… There are many benefits to the metric system (aka International System of Units) and a long glorious history of imperial units but I personally think the time has come to standardize on one system across the board. Currently many industries in the US use metric as their only unit of measure but construction seems to be a hold out. Imagine the simplification of material manufacturing and sourcing not to mention that it is easier to go by tens in metric than decimal results in imperial or conversions that can cost serious construction issues due to rounding.
Am I alone here?
We the United States are the largest hold out on adoption as a sole units measurement system.


While I am at it can we get retire the dewey decimal system?  

FYI: Excellent & Free online calculators eCalc

Cheers,
Shaan
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