2021 Plumbing Costs Book

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The 2021 Plumbing Costs Book with RSMeans data allows you to improve your plumbing estimating methods with the best value cost database for Fire Protection and Plumbing Cost Data. Pricing for items typically used for a complete Fire Sprinkler system. Many types of Piping, fittings and fixtures for a variety of Plumbing installations. A small quantity of HVAC items that work in conjunction with the Plumbing Division. Great for Fire Protection and Plumbing contractors, who will never install items such as Doors and Walls.

Using our industry-leading plumbing costs book for your project means that you will have accurate prices for:

  • Assemblies and Plumbing Fixtures
  • Unit Prices
  • Thermal & Moisture Protection
  • Domestic Water Distribution
  • Rain Water Drainage
  • New Water Service Assemblies
  • Pre-Action Valve Cabinets
  • Several options for Clean-Agent Fire Extinguishing systems
  • Labor Trade Rates including Overhead & Profit
  • Construction Equipment Rental Costs

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.

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Availability Date Nov 8, 2020