Estimating for Residential Construction offers a concise introduction to residential estimating processes and to the steps involved in accurately preparing a cost estimate. Author David Pratt uses clear, straightforward language to describe the basic arithmetic of residential construction work, along with logical explanations of how to prepare takeoffs. Readers will learn how to price excavation and site work, concrete, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating, and electrical work, as well as the general expenses and sub-trade work. Specifics on how to prepare a bill of materials from a takeoff, how to summarize and prepare a bid for a custom home, assessing markup on an estimate, and how to review a bid before it is submitted to the client is also covered as well as information on preparing estimates for remodeling jobs.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
David J. Pratt is a Professor of Civil Engineering Technology at SAIT Polytechnic and a lecturer in construction costing at the University of Calgary. Professor Pratt is a professional quantity surveyor and cost consultant. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, and holds a degree in Quantity Surveying from Liverpool College of Building together with a degree in Economics from the University of Calgary.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Delmar Cengage Learning 2005-04-27, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 001. 1401879470. Bookseller Inventory # 639385
Book Description Delmar Cengage Learning, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111401879470
Book Description Delmar Pub, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 304 pages. 11.00x8.25x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk1401879470