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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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Managing the Profitable Construction Business

Managing the Profitable Construction Business

The authoritative Contractor's Guide

$67.50 $0.00
How to Estimate with Means Data & CostWorks

How to Estimate with Means Data & CostWorks

$80.00 $0.00
Green Building: Project Planning & Cost Estimating, 3rd Edition

Green Building: Project Planning & Cost Estimating, 3rd Edition

The latest in green building technologies, design concepts, standards, and costs.

$119.50 $0.00

Job Order Contracting: Expediting Construction Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting: Expediting Construction Project Delivery

Expert guidance to help you reap the advantages of JOC.

$135.25 $0.00
Understanding & Negotiating Construction Contracts

Understanding & Negotiating Construction Contracts

Helps you identify and evaluate risky commercial terms and conditions, then negotiate or find help to resolve them.

$88.50 $0.00
Universal Design Ideas for Style, Comfort & Safety

Universal Design Ideas for Style, Comfort & Safety

Find out how universal design can help your clients & your business

$21.95 $0.00

Construction Law: An Introduction for Engineers, Architects & Contractors

Construction Law: An Introduction for Engineers, Architects & Contractors

Understand how the various state and federal laws affect your business and how to avoid disputes and exposure to liability.

$124.75 $0.00
Risk Management for Design Construction

Risk Management for Design Construction

Helps construction professionals identify the risks inherent in all projects.

$135.25 $0.00
Construction Project Safety

Construction Project Safety

The authoritative reference on all aspects of construction project safety. Now available!

$93.50 $0.00

The Building Professional's Guide to Contract Documents

The Building Professional's Guide to Contract Documents

Comprehensive guidelines on preparing and using construction contract documents and effectively communicating construction requirements

$80.00 $0.00
How Your House Works, 3rd Edition

How Your House Works, 3rd Edition

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

$27.95 $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.

$72.75 $0.00