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This practical guide walks the reader through a plumbing estimate, from basic materials and installation methods through change order analysis. In addition to standard plumbing and fire protection systems, the authors cover more sophisticated systems, such as glass piping for acid waste. The book also provides forms, checklists, sample drawings, both negotiated and competitive bids, and covers renovations, as well as many other issues in plumbing estimates. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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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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Book Description R S Means Co, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110876292120
Book Description R S Means Co, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0876292120