4 edition of Building Construction Cost Data 1988 found in the catalog.
by R.S. Means Company
Written in English
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Spine title: Means construction cost data, Includes index. Description: xxiv, pages ; 28 cm. The construction cost of the building in was $, Example: To estimate and compare the cost of a building inToronto,ON in with the known cost of $, (US$) in NewYork,NY in INDEX Toronto = INDEX New York = INDEX Toronto INDEX New York × Cost New York = Cost Toronto × $, × $, RSMeans data is North America's leading construction estimating database available in a variety of formats.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. " square foot costs for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and. Product Catalogs help you understand the manufacturer's full product range, deliver insights into individual products and contain valuable technical data.
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It serves both as a comprehensive introduction to cost engineering and as a practical, on-the-job guide for any construction project where the object is economy.4/5(1). August Published 08/28/ KB: February Published 02/25/ KB: August Focus on Residential Building Construction B.2 Construction Data.
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The indexes for houses under construction are available monthly at the national level.BUILDING COST RATES This section provides a list of approximate inclusive building cost rates for various building types in South Africa. It is emphasized that these rates are of indicative nature only and should be used circumspectly, as they are dependent upon a number of assumptions.
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