ISBN-10:
1118335902
ISBN-13:
9781118335901
Pub. Date:
04/03/2012
Publisher:
Wiley
RSMeans Cost Data, + Website / Edition 1

RSMeans Cost Data, + Website / Edition 1

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Overview

RSMeans Cost Data, + Website / Edition 1

RSMeans Cost Data, Student Edition provides a thoroughintroduction to cost estimating in a self-contained print andonline package. With clear explanations and a hands-on,example-driven approach, it is the ideal reference for students andnew professionals who need to learn how to perform cost estimatingfor building construction. Features include:

  • Commercial and residential construction cost data in print andonline formats

  • Complete how-to guidance on the essentials of costestimating

  • A supplemental website with plans, specifications, problem sets,and a full sample estimate

With more than 930 Location Factors in the United States andCanada, the data includes up-to-date system prices for more than100 standard assemblies and in-place costs for thousands ofalternates—making it easy to customize budget estimates andcompare system costs.

UNIT PRICES

(organized in MasterFormat 2010)

1 General Requirements

2 Existing Conditions

3 Concrete

4 Masonry

5 Metals

6 Woods, Plastics & Composites

7 Thermal & Moisture Protection

8 Openings

9 Finishes

10 Specialties

11 Equipment

12 Furnishings

13 Special Construction

14 Conveying Equipment

21 Fire Suppression

22 Plumbing

23 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning

26 Electrical

27 Communications

28 Electronic Safety & Security

31 Earthwork

32 Exterior Improvements

33 Utilities

ASSEMBLIES

A Substructure

B Shell

C Interiors

D Services

E Equipment & Furnishings

F Special Construction

G Building Site Work

REFERENCE INFORMATION

Equipment Rental Costs

Crews

Cost Indexes

Reference Tables

Square Foot Costs

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118335901
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Series: RSMeans Series , #90
Edition description: Student Edition
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 400,203
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

RSMeans is the leading source of cost data for construction in North America. Visit rsmeans.com to learn more.

Table of Contents

Introduction v

Overview vii

Chapter 1 The Contract Documents 1

Chapter 1 Exercises 13

Chapter 2 Calculating Linear Measure, Area & Volume15

Chapter 2 Exercises 24

Chapter 3 The Quantity Takeoff 27

Chapter 3 Exercises 33

Chapter 4 Understanding Material, Labor & Equipment Costs35

Chapter 4 Exercises 42

Chapter 5 Pricing the Estimate/Estimate Summary 43

Chapter 5 Exercises 51

Chapter 6 Unit Cost Estimates 53

Chapter 6 Exercises 53

Unit Price Section Table of Contents 55

How RSMeans Data Works 56

Chapter 7 Assemblies Estimating 265

Chapter 7 Exercises 265

Assemblies Section Table of Contents267

How to Use the Assemblies Cost Tables 268

Chapter 8 Square Foot Cost Models 363

Chapter 8 Exercises 363

Commercial/Industrial/Institutional Section Table of Contents365

How to Use the Commercial/Industrial/Institutional Section366

Chapter 9 Project Costs, Order of Magnitude Estimates &RSMeans Indexes 393

Chapter 9 Exercises 395

Reference Section Table of Contents 396

Equipment Rental Costs 398

Crew Listings 409

Historical Cost Indexes 438

Location Factors 446

Reference Tables 452

Square Foot Costs 477

Square Foot Project Size Modifier 486

Abbreviations 487

Index 491

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