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RSMeans Plumbing Estimating Methods

RSMeans Plumbing Estimating Methods
By Joseph J. Galeno, Sheldon T. Greene

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Book Description

Now in its third edition, this estimating guide offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of plumbing:

  • Residential, commercial, industrial, and medical systems
  • The most common plumbing materials and methods, subsystems and components
  • Pricing quantities for an estimate and calculating markup
  • Preparing bids
  • Best techniques for using Means Plumbing Cost Data
  • Sample takeoff and estimate forms

Includes special sections on change order analysis, estimating for additions, and alterations to existing systems. Also covers budget and assemblies estimating.

A complete sample estimate shows you how to perform each step in the estimating process, making it easy to follow the authors’ methods.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #1288341 in Books
  • Brand: Brand: RSMeans
  • Published on: 2003-12-22
  • Released on: 2003-01-01
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.90" h x 1.20" w x 8.50" l, 2.80 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 400 pages

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From the Back Cover

PlumbingEstimating Methods

Joseph J. Galeno and Sheldon T. Greene

Answers Your Questions About Plumbing Estimating &Installation for Residential & Commercial Projects

  • Comprehensive coverage of plumbing materials and methods, subsystemsand components — fully illustrated

  • Estimating tools and materials

  • Specifications and drawings: how to interpret information and perform a takeoff

  • Pricing quantities for the estimate and calculating markup

  • Preparing the bid

  • Glossary of plumbing terms and symbols for reference

Includes special sections on change order analysis, estimating for additions, and alterations to existing systems. Also covers budget and assemblies estimating.

A complete sample estimate shows how to perform each step in the estimating process, making it easy to follow the author's methods.

About the Author

About the Authors:

Joseph J. Galeno, CEO of Projex, Inc., a construction management firm in New York City, has more than 25 years' experience in CM, claims, cost engineering and scheduling, Sheldon T. Greene has been a construction consultant in plumbing/mechanical estimating, CM, and value engineering for Projex, Inc. and has 40 years' experience in construction cost control, contract negotiations, and field supervision.

For over 55 years, RSMeans, a product line of Reed Construction Data, has been the leading publisher of construction cost data and reference books. The company services over 250,000 construction professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada. Clients include contractors, architects, engineers, facility managers, developers, appraisers, educators, and municipal and government agencies. With 27 annual cost data books and over 60 reference books, Means also provides electronic data, consulting services, and seminars.


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