The 2021 Facilities Construction Costs Book with RSMeans data is devoted specifically to the needs of professionals responsible for the maintenance, construction and renovation of commercial, industrial, municipal and institutional properties. This reference provides immediate access to every imaginable cost associated with facilities construction and renovation, plus many common maintenance items with more than 48,000 unit price line items and thousands of assemblies.
- Plumbing assembly pages for baths, kitchen sinks, lavatories, service skinks, showers, urinals, water coolers and water closets
- Reference section with more than 90 reference tables, estimating aids and technical data
New for 2021: Updated costs, organized in MasterFormat 2018
Supplemental Information Included: Equipment Rentals, Crews, Historical Cost Indexes, City Cost Indexes, Location Factors, Reference Tables, Change Orders, Project Costs, Square Foot Project Size Modifier, Abbreviations
Level of Cost Detail: Unit Costs, Assemblies
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gordian is adding new Biohazard Remediation and Infectious Disease Precaution line item costs and modifiers to the 2021 RSMeans data update. The new modifiers allow cost estimators to adjust to the specific precautions for each project. Performing daily temperature checks, donning & doffing PPE, washing hands or disinfecting tools and equipment all impact labor efficiency. These modifiers provide a mechanism for cost estimators to allow for those inefficiencies in their project cost estimates.
Biohazard Remediation line items include the installation of temporary barriers for alternate traffic flow, ensuring social distancing or employee/customer checks and tests.
Infectious Disease Precautions modifiers include adjustments to labor costs that allow the estimator to choose which precautions are required.
For more information on the COVID-19 modifiers in the 2021 RSMeans data release, visit our FAQ.