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RS Means Square Foot & UNIFORMAT Assemblies Estimating, Third Edition

RS Means Square Foot & UNIFORMAT Assemblies Estimating, Third Edition

A practical desk reference to help identify and evaluate risky commercial terms and conditions, then negotiate or get help to resolve them.

Price: $78.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9780876290187
Year: 2001
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 350
Publisher: RS Means Company


Construction is a complex business. Each project has its own unique physical and commercial considerations. Since there's no such thing as a "standard" or "typical" construction project, construction contracts should also not be considered standard. The contractor must carefully manage both in order to have a successful outcome and protect the company's interests and assets.

RS Means Square Foot & UNIFORMAT Assemblies Estimating provides guidance on developing accurate and verifiable estimates with a minimal investment of time. An essential reference for anyone who creates conceptual, construction, or appraisal estimates, this updated edition explains how to develop accurate and verifiable estimates with a minimal investment of time.

The Third Edition Features:

  • Time-saving techniques for producing reliable conceptual estimates
  • A step-by-step demonstration of building elements selection and its cost impact on the total budget
  • Guidance for using the Means database for reliable feasibility studies and early project planning, including an overview of CostWorks square foot and assemblies estimating software
  • All information updated and revised to the UNIFORMAT II classification system