Estimate construction costs with our industry-leading unit price books for building estimating. With the constant flow of new construction methods and materials, it can be a challenge for Owners, Construction Estimators, Architects and Engineers to find the time to evaluate all the different cost possibilities. RSMeans makes it easy for you, tracking labor and material cost changes so you’ll always have the most up to date and reliable pre construction costing information at your fingertips.Our cost researchers keep track of the building costs for you, along with a wide range of other key information, including city cost indexes, productivity rates, crew composition, and contractor’s overhead and profit rates.
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Designed for construction professionals, RSMeans data educational programs are aimed at improving cost estimating, project management, administration and facilities management skills. Training classes are intensive one- and two-day programs complete with workbooks, reference materials and instructors with decades of experience.
Training class coursework covers a variety of subject matter. Many RSMeans data training classes are approved for Continuing Education Units by both the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems (AIA/CES) and the AACE International Certification Board.
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