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RS Means Building Construction Costs Book 2020

Product Code/ISBN: 9781950656011


Presented in this new 2020 Edition are thousands of updated unit costs for building components, arranged in the new CSI MasterFormat classification system. The 2020 Edition of RS Means Building Construction Costs Book is the most used, quoted, and respected unit price guide available to the construction industry.

It is the professional estimator's first choice of reliable price data for accurate budgeting and estimating. It contains unit costs for more than 23,500 building components. These costs are carefully prepared from the experience of thousands of contractors and suppliers in the twelve months just before the book is published.

This new edition contains updates to:


  • Green Building Construction
  • Security Materials and Systems
  • Mold Abatement
  • Security Systems
  • Demolition Lines

The 2020 RS Means Building Construction Costs Book has the information you are looking for including:

  • The latest construction methods and materials
  • Extensive estimating reference tables
  • Typical square foot costs for 160 buildings
  • Trade labor crew and equipment costs
  • And a key word index!

There's also a new section providing pointers, tips, and checklists for pricing change orders, plus City Cost Indexes covering all three-digit code sectional centers in the U.S. and selected locations in Canada.