This step-by-step guide takes you through all the major construction items - now with expanded coverage of site work, concrete and masonry, wood and metal framing, doors and windows, finish work and roofing. A new chapter provides professional estimating guidance for plumbing (including fire suppression), mechanical and electrical. Over 300 estimating exercises show you, in detail, how to estimate for a broad range of construction items and systems - including how to calculate general conditions and equipment costs. Additional features include: * Expert advice on preliminary or design-stage estimates, such as when and how to use Assemblies and Square Foot estimating techniques * Tips from professional practitioners, including widely used formulas and rules of thumb. * Guidance on how to use the features of CostWorks Estimator FEATURES: Includes a fully functional instructional version of Building Construction Cost Data CD-ROM. Learn how to export your cost lists to a spreadsheet, or customize them using CostWorks Estimator.
The CD also includes: * Cost data organized according to the 2004 CSI MasterFormat numbering system * Two sets of plans (residential and light commercial) to practice your estimating techniques in the context of an actual project * Fully worked-out solutions to sample estimating problems
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(279mm x 215mm x 17mm)
R.S. Means Company Ltd
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