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Plumbing Estimating Methods: Includes Standard Plumbing & Fire Protection Systems, Special Systems Such As Medical Gas & Glass Piping Paperback – August, 1999

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 347 pages
  • Publisher: Robert S Means Co; 2nd edition (August 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0876295367
  • ISBN-13: 978-0876295366
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,499,676 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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PlumbingEstimating Methods

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.

--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Joseph J. Galeno, CEO of Projex, Inc., a construction management firm in New York City, has more than 20 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.

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