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2018 National Building Cost Manual

2018 National Building Cost Manual

By Ben Moselle

Quick, reliable costs for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and military structures. Includes FREE estimating software download!

Price: $78.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9781572183339
Year: 2018
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company


Total In-Place Square-Foot Costs for Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural and Military Structures, churches, schools, government offices, farm buildings, libraries, and more!

National Building Cost Manual includes important variables that can make any building unique from a cost standpoint. Following an easy step-by-step process, the software calculates total in-place cost estimates for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural or military structures using current construction data.

Each section of the National Building Cost Manual includes costs or cost modifiers for all the important variables:

  • The materials used
  • Design features
  • Quality, size, shape, and type of heating and cooling equipment
  • Number of floors
  • Wall height
  • And geographic area

It's easy to create fast, reliable estimates of a building's replacement cost!

Use the included regional cost adjustment factors to tailor the estimate to any job site in the U.S. Then view, print, email or save the detailed PDF report as you'd like. Quick and easy-to-use reference budget figures for appraisals, or construction or replacement costs for a wide variety of buildings.

Includes FREE Estimating Software Download!

Includes a software download to help you quickly estimate or appraise the building types featured in this book. All you do is choose the building type, quality class, square feet, and other unique features.

Includes modification factors for over 700 communities throughout the U.S. and Canada, and a construction cost index to adjust costs for buildings built in any given location and previous year to current costs.

National Building Cost Manual includes modification factors for over 700 cities and construction cost index to adjust costs for buildings built in any given location and previous year to current costs.