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Builder's Essentials: Plan Reading & Material Takeoff Paperback – February 24, 2015
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Mr. Del Pico holds a degree in civil engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, where he taught construction related curriculum in Cost Estimating, Project Management, and Project Scheduling from 1992 until 2006. He is also a member of the adjunct faculty at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston where he presently teaches programs in Construction Cost Analysis, Estimating, Project Control, and Construction Scheduling.
Mr. Del Pico is a seminar presenter for the R.S. Means Company where he lectures on topics from estimating to scheduling. He is the author of Plan Reading and Material Takeoff (1994) and Estimating Building Costs (2004 and 2012) and is a co-author of The Practice of Cost Segregation Analysis (2005).
His construction experience and knowledge of the industry has qualified him to be the past-President of the Builders Association of Greater Boston (2010). He is also a practicing Neutral for the American Arbitration Association where he hears construction related arbitration cases.
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I would highly recommend this to Contractors or Architectural Students for a more thourough understanding of what Building Contractors look for and need by-way of information and estimates.
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This book is for the very advanced builder. I enjoy it because I would like to be just that one day. Read morePublished on January 27, 2014 by MC
This book is what I was hoping it would be when I purchased it, I recommend it highly to anyone who needs a book such as this one!!Published on May 2, 2013 by brunosdad1
"Includes a complete set of residential plans from Home Planners, Inc., the nation's leading provider of home plans. Read morePublished on January 25, 2012 by Amazon Customer