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DEWALT Plumbing Estimating Professional Reference (DEWALT Series)

DEWALT Plumbing Estimating Professional Reference (DEWALT Series)
By Adam Ding, Paul Rosenberg, American Contractors Educational Services

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Book Description

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 process, from preparing proposals and making accurate estimates of supplies and man-hours, to reviewing contracts and finalizing the deal. With quantity take-off checklists, estimating forms, and other on-site worksheets, this book is a valuable reference tool, both for use in preparing a bid from the office, or in making on-the-job decisions and calculations.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #1037094 in Books
  • Published on: 2007-07-12
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: .81" h x 4.00" w x 6.12" l, .51 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 384 pages

Editorial Reviews

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"Jobs today don't have room for mistakes. That is why I outfit all of my crews with DEWALT reference books. They give the real-world answers needed to work fast and smart - without all of the fluff." - (Name of Company Withheld), General Contractor, Philadelphia PA recently shared with us the importance of good jobsite reference.

About the Author
Adam Ding, M.Sc., PQS, GSC, PMP, CC, LEED AP (BD+C), is a professional estimator with extensive experience in a variety of commercial, institutional, industrial, residential, heavy/civil, and sustainable infrastructure projects. He holds a master's degree in building construction from Auburn University, a professional quantity surveying diploma from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, a project management professional certificate from the Project Management Institute, a gold seal certificate in estimating from the Canadian Construction Association, a competent communicator certificate from Toastmaster International, and a LEED accredited professional certificate from the Green Building Certification Institute. Adam has enjoyed a successful career estimating projects of varied sizes, ranging from large-scale cost planning to detailed trade take-off. Having bid countless construction projects, he developed a unique and easy-to-understand estimating approach. He has also taught classes at Auburn University and owns the copyrights for a number of spreadsheet estimating programs. Adam currently teaches in the construction management degree program at Red River College. He is a regular contributor to Construction Economist journal, introducing the latest estimating technologies and techniques. Interested readers can also check out Adam's other popular estimating books: DEWALT CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE, DEWALT PLUMBING ESTIMATING PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE, and DEWALT ELECTRICAL ESTIMATING PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE, Second Edition.

Paul Rosenberg has an extensive background in the construction, data, electrical, and fiber-optic trades. He is a leading voice in the electrical industry, with years of experience spanning roles from apprentice to project manager. Paul has written for leading electrical and low-voltage industry magazines and has authored more than 60 books. In addition, he wrote the first standard for the installation of optical cables in buildings (ANSI-NEIS-301) and was awarded a patent for a power transmission module. Paul works as a consultant and expert witness in legal cases, as well as speaking occasionally at industry events.

American Contractors Educational Services has successfully prepared candidates for state required licensing exams since 1991. A team of full time instructors comprises field experience, training expertise and formal education to formulate an effective and dynamic approach to concisely present pertinent test information in a seminar format.


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4Well worth the money
By Hooligan
I grew up doing HVAC and Plumbing. Now I teach plumbing. I have taught plumbing for 19 years now and I have been out of the business so long I had a hard time telling students how to set their prices. This is the thing they need. It gives you the man hours to install things up to the individual fittings. I would suggest anyone going into business to consider this. Not the DeWalt BluePrint Reading Reference is not worth the money I spent on it. I dinged it a star because One needs a magnifying glass to read the think. It is small like one of the Gideon Bibles they give out except many time thicker. Please print this in regular size and then you would earn 5 stars.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5great little book
By Stephanie
This was for my husband. From what he told me it gave him lots of helpful information. .would highly recommend

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Five Stars
By John Garrett
Great product

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