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DEWALT HVAC Estimating Professional Reference (Dewalt Trade Reference)
(4 customer reviews)
Mechanical estimators, building contractors, and technical trade contractors alike will benefit from the straightforward, must-know HVAC estimating information that this book provides. The DEWALT HVAC Estimating Professional Reference guides readers through each step of the HVAC bidding process, beginning with identifying potential business opportunities, and progressing to estimating, conducting cost analysis, reviewing contracts, and finally, to closing the deal. On-site worksheets, "Getting the Job" tips, and math shortcuts offer additional tools, making this a concise yet comprehensive resource for anyone preparing to bid for an HVAC job.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #1908386 in Books
- Brand: DEWALT
- Published on: 2007-09-06
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: .78" h x 5.87" w x 6.36" l, .50 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 384 pages
"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
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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By Erik Erdahl
I use this book once or twice a week very helpful tool to have when u need it
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
Good example of estimating
It is done well, though estimating is done so differently at each company that it is hard to pin down exactly how estimating should be done. It does give good guidelines and templates to expand from.
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful.
By John Wayne
I like Dewalt Estimating series because they are very practical information. This HVAC book is no exception. Stuff we all do every day: marketing yourself to GC, get on the bidder list, read blueprints, quantity take-off, vendor pricing, write quote letters, contract negotiation, job costing... You name it. But the book is good because it presents all this information upfront, without big talks. Convenient size makes it easy to carry and look up info. Give it 5 out of 5, 10 out of 10.