Reference Books

RSMeans publishes more than 50 professional reference books on a variety of construction-related topics—from estimating and project management, to green building, facility management, contractors' remodeling costs, and more.

Many authors are nationally and internationally known, and several books have been produced with active involvement of leading professional associations in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction.
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Interior Home Improvement Costs

Interior Home Improvement Costs

Professional cost estimates for the most popular remodeling and repair projects.

$24.95 $0.00
Exterior Home Improvement Costs

Exterior Home Improvement Costs

Realistic cost estimates for more than 65 of the most popular remodeling and repair projects.

$35.00 $0.00
Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards

Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards

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

$70.00 $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.

$110.00 $0.00
Builder's Essentials: Estimating Building Costs for the Residential & Light Commercial Contractor

Builder's Essentials: Estimating Building Costs for the Residential & Light Commercial Contractor

Step-by-step estimating methods for residential and light commercial contractors

$75.00 $0.00
Cost Planning and Estimating for Facilities Maintenance

Cost Planning and Estimating for Facilities Maintenance

This comprehensive reference covers all aspects of cost planning and estimating for facilities maintenance.

$95.00 $0.00

Facilities Operations & Engineering Reference

Facilities Operations & Engineering Reference

An all-in-one technical reference for planning & managing facility projects & solving day-to-day operations problems.

$120.00 $0.00
RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary

The dictionary long acknowledged as the industry’s finest is now even better with new and updated terms and illustrations.

$115.00 $0.00
Means Heavy Construction Handbook

Means Heavy Construction Handbook

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

$115.00 $0.00

RSMeans Estimating Handbook 3rd Edition

RSMeans Estimating Handbook 3rd Edition

This new third edition offers timely guidance for all aspects of estimating, completely updated and reorganized to the latest MasterFormat system.

$120.00 $0.00
The Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition

The Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition

The authoritative reference on gypsum construction

$45.00 $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.

$80.00 $0.00