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DEWALT Construction Estimating Complete Handbook (DEWALT Series)

 
 
 
 
DEWALT Construction Estimating Complete Handbook (DEWALT Series)
Author: Adam Ding - American Contractors Educational Servi
ISBN 13: 9781435498990
ISBN 10: 1435498992
Edition: 1
Publisher: DEWALT
Publication Date: 2009-12-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $24.95
 
 

A real-world guide to success in construction estimating, the DEWALT® Construction Estimating Handbook is loaded with tips, checklists, worksheets, data tables, and tutorials that will provide readers with the tools they need to effectively navigate through every step of the estimating process. The book focuses on the construction estimating "how-to" essentials and provides on-the-spot answers backed up with graphic examples. With a thorough understanding of the important profit-making factors within the industry, its comprehensive coverage includes marketing, bid planning, scope review, quantity take-off for all trades and divisions, cost analysis, value engineering, Excel® spreadsheet estimating, and more. Based on the author's extensive experience in estimating, this valuable resource aims to provide workable solutions to the unprecedented challenges that construction professionals face today, from a weak economy and fierce competition to material price volatilities, skilled labor shortages, and strict regulations.