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Construction Business Management
Construction Business Management
by Rsmeans
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Less than half of construction firms are still in business after four years. Make sure your company thrives with essential – and very readable – guidance from a pro with 25 years’ success. Find out what it takes to build all aspects of... (read more)

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How To Estimate With Rsmeans Data (4TH 12 Edition)
How To Estimate With Rsmeans Data (4TH 12 Edition)
by Mubarak Saleh
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Learn how to estimate building costs using the leading source of construction cost data This step-by-step guide takes you through all the major construction items with extensive coverage of site work, concrete and masonry, wood and metal framing, doors... (read more)

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Light Commercial Cost Data
Light Commercial Cost Data
by R S Means Company
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Organized into 3 major estimating sections: Square Foot Costs -- Assemblies Costs -- Unit Costs Building types covered by this comprehensive resource: Apartment building, motel, office building, retail store, warehouse, educational, social, medical and... (read more)

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Roofing Construction and Estimating
Roofing Construction and Estimating
by Daniel Benn Atcheson
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Everything you need to know to estimate, build, and repair practically every type of roof covering: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles & shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric. Shows how to measure and estimate most... (read more)

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Inspecting a House (For Pros & by Pros)
Inspecting a House (For Pros & by Pros)
by Rex Cauldwell
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This pro-level guide to inspecting a house is a tool for evaluating property inside and out. It includes a discussion of current building materials, heating, electrical and plumbing systems, foundations, and more. This book can help anyone determine the... (read more)

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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying
Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying
by Andrew Willis
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The measurement of building elements is a core subject for all quantity surveying students. Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying explains from first principles the measurement process of all the key building elements, and contains many illustrative... (read more)

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National Repair & Remodeling Estimator (National Repair & Remodeling Estimator)
National Repair & Remodeling Estimator (National Repair & Remodeling Estimator)
by Albert S Paxton
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The complete pricing guide for dwelling reconstruction costs. Reliable, specific data you can apply on every repair and remodeling job. Up-to-date material costs and labor figures based on thousands of jobs across the country. Provides recommended crew... (read more)

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Whole Life-Cycle Costing: Risk and Risk Responses
Whole Life-Cycle Costing: Risk and Risk Responses
by Halim A. Boussabaine
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With its mixture of established theory, best practice and innovation Whole-life costing: risk and risk responses offers a thorough grounding in both the theory and practical application of WLCC. It will help to improve accuracy of the assessments of long-... (read more)

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Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work
Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work
by Martin Brook
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Estimators need to understand the consequences of entering into a contract, often defined by complex conditions and documents, as well as to appreciate the technical requirements of the project. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work explains the... (read more)

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Dewalt Plumbing Estimating Professional Reference
Dewalt Plumbing Estimating Professional Reference
by Adam Ding
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Designed to provide plumbing professionals with the knowledge and tools to make successful bids, this book is the perfect pocket guide for on-the-job success. The DEWALT Plumbing Estimating Professional Reference addresses every step of the bidding... (read more)

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Law of Estate Agency
Law of Estate Agency
by John Murdoch
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Since its first publication in 1975, John Murdoch 's Law of Estate Agency has been the leading work on this important subject. This new 5th edition offers authoritative guidance on all recent legal developments, both legislative and in the courts, of... (read more)

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Rsmeans #90: Rsmeans Cost Data, + Website
Rsmeans #90: Rsmeans Cost Data, + Website
by Means Engineering
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RSMeans Cost Data, Student Edition provides a thorough introduction to cost estimating in a self-contained print and online package. With clear explanations and a hands-on, example-driven approach, it is the ideal reference for students and new... (read more)

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Defensive Estimating: Protecting Your Profits
Defensive Estimating: Protecting Your Profits
by William Asdal
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A master builder and business expert shows builders and remodelers how to estimate based on fiscal goals and protecting the companys bottom line. His unique approach gives readers user-friendly systems to improve the process and provides hundreds of... (read more)

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DeWalt Construction Estimating Professional Reference (Dewalt Trade Reference)
DeWalt Construction Estimating Professional Reference (Dewalt Trade Reference)
by Adam Ding
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This easy-to-understand pocket guide was developed by a real-world contractor who has perfected the art of construction estimating! The DEWALT Construction Estimating Professional Reference is a great resource to learn how to successfully bid on a... (read more)

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Construction Estimating Using Excel
Construction Estimating Using Excel
by Steven J. Peterson
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Construction Estimating with Excel, Second Edition, introduces readers to the fundamental principles of estimating. Using drawing sets, real-world exercises, and examples, the text offers students critical estimating experience. The book moves step-by... (read more)

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Construction Estimating: A Step-By-Step Guide to a Successful Estimate
Construction Estimating: A Step-By-Step Guide to a Successful Estimate
by Karl F. Schmid
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Fundamentals of Construction Estimating - With CD (3RD 11 Edition)
Fundamentals of Construction Estimating - With CD (3RD 11 Edition)
by David Pratt
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Now in its second edition, this essential book clearly and precisely explains all the procedures involved in compiling an estimate of the cost of construction work. Modern, updated coverage includes quantity takeoff, pricing of the contractor's work... (read more)

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Estimating Home Building Costs, Revised
Estimating Home Building Costs, Revised
by W. P. Jackson
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Accurately estimate every phase of residential construction costs. Shows you how to keep track of man-hours and make accurate estimates for framing, foundations, and much more. Provides and explains sample worksheets with instructions.... (read more)

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2005 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator (National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator)
2005 National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator (National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator)
by Jonathan Russell
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Current prices in dollars and cents for hard-to-find items needed on most insurance, repair, remodeling, and renovation jobs. All price items include labor, material, and equipment breakouts, plus special charts that tell you exactly how these costs are... (read more)

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Construction Cost Estimating: Process and Practices
Construction Cost Estimating: Process and Practices
by Len (edt) Holm
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The most comprehensive book on the market that covers the fundamental cost estimating principles and processes used in commercial construction today. Using a single case study, the book shows readers how to prepare their estimates and to develop the... (read more)

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