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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Green Home Improvement

Green Home Improvement

More than 65 green repair and remodeling projects that will save energy, cut utility bills, boost home comfort, and help the environment.

Starting at $34.95 $0.00
How Your House Works, 2nd Edition

How Your House Works, 2nd Edition

A must-have reference for every homeowner, handyman, and contractor – for repair, remodeling, and new construction.

Starting at $24.95 $0.00
Interior Home Improvement Costs

Interior Home Improvement Costs

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

Starting at $24.95 $0.00

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