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Construction Estimating - National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator [With CDROM] (National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator (W/CD))

National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator [With CDROM] (National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator (W/CD))

National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator [With CDROM] (National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator (W/CD))
By James A. Thomson

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Book Description

Manhours, labor and material costs for all common plumbing and HVAC work in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. You can quickly work up a reliable estimate based on the pipe, fittings and equipment required.

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual. Sample estimating and bidding forms and contracts also included. Explains how to handle change orders, letters of intent, and warranties. Describes the right way to process submittals, deal with suppliers and subcontract specialty work.

New costs added to this 2013 edition include: costs for ASME H or U stamped, LFUE certified 90 percent or better green certified boilers, costs for emmission sensing and recording equipment for boilers, costs for self-contained roof-top DX air conditioning units, costs for heat recovery ventilators, roof exhaust fans, makeup air units, ventilation exhausters, energy-effecient exhauster arrays, air balance software, LEED certified boilers, residential heat pumps, LEED certified geothermal heat pumps, LEED certified residential HVAC, LEED certified air to air heat pumps, and much more.

Includes a CD-ROM with an electronic version of the book with National Estimator, a stand-alone Windows estimating program, plus an interactive multimedia video that shows how to use the disk to compile construction cost estimates. Revised annually.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #3031709 in Books
  • Brand: Brand: Craftsman Book Co
  • Published on: 2012-11-01
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 1.10" h x 8.40" w x 10.70" l, 2.45 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 478 pages


  • Used Book in Good Condition

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5For the Plumber/HVAC trade
By Marion S. Wilhelm
Great reference to better help you estimate your bids for plumbing/HVAC jobs. Generally for new construction and rough-ins, not for repairs.

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