Cost Data Books

With the constant flow of new construction methods and materials, it can be a challenge to find the time to evaluate all the different construction 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 information at your fingertips.

Our publications keep track of the 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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Landscape Estimating Methods

Landscape Estimating Methods

Answers all your questions about preparing competitive landscape construction estimates, with up-to-date cost estimates.

Starting at $80.00 $0.00
Life Cycle Costing for Facilities

Life Cycle Costing for Facilities

Guidance for achieving higher quality design and construction projects at lower costs—from the leading authorities on life cycle costing.

Starting at $110.00 $0.00
Managing the Profitable Construction Business

Managing the Profitable Construction Business

The authoritative Contractor's Guide

Starting at $65.00 $0.00

Means Heavy Construction Handbook

Means Heavy Construction Handbook

Answers to the unique problems of today's heavy construction planning, estimating and contracting.

Starting at $115.00 $0.00
Mechanical Estimating Methods

Mechanical Estimating Methods

An easy-to-use tool for estimating heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, with up-to-date cost data and estimating examples.

Starting at $80.00 $0.00
Preventive Maintenance for Multi-Family Housing

Preventive Maintenance for Multi-Family Housing

A complete preventive maintenance system for apartment and condominium communities.

Starting at $99.00 $0.00

Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction

Project Control: Integrating Cost and Schedule in Construction

This guide demonstrates both productivity models for an individual project and how corrective actions are implemented.

Starting at $70.00 $0.00
Project Scheduling and Management for Construction, 4th Edition

Project Scheduling and Management for Construction, 4th Edition

Substantially revised for students enrolled in construction management and civil engineering programs.

Starting at $95.00 $0.00
Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards

Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards

The essential one-stop reference on quality standards for construction.

Starting at $70.00 $0.00

Risk Management for Design Construction

Risk Management for Design Construction

Helps construction professionals identify the risks inherent in all projects.

Starting at $130.00 $0.00
RSMeans Construction Dictionary Student Version

RSMeans Construction Dictionary Student Version

Concise student edition of the most widely used dictionary for construction and design professionals

Starting at $65.00 $0.00
RSMeans Cost Data, Student Edition + Online Content

RSMeans Cost Data, Student Edition + Online Content

RSMeans Cost Data, Student Edition provides a thorough introduction to cost estimating in a self-contained print and online package.

Starting at $110.00 $0.00