Educational Reference Books

RSMeans professional titles are a trusted source for educators. With topics ranging from cost estimating, to plan reading, green building, preventive maintenance, historic preservation and more, RSMeans books provide instructors and learners with reliable, comprehensive, industry standard information.
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Builder's Essentials: Plan Reading & Material Takeoff

Builder's Essentials: Plan Reading & Material Takeoff

A comprehensive look at the typical work drawings encountered by contractors in residential and light commercial construction.

Starting at $55.00
Electrical Estimating Methods

Electrical Estimating Methods

The essential reference for the electrical estimator

Starting at $75.00
How to Estimate with Means Data & CostWorks

How to Estimate with Means Data & CostWorks

Learn and practice estimating techniques with the construction cost data used most by industry professionals.

Starting at $80.00

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
Managing the Profitable Construction Business

Managing the Profitable Construction Business

The authoritative Contractor's Guide

Starting at $65.00
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

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
RSMeans Electrical Estimating Methods 4th Edition

RSMeans Electrical Estimating Methods 4th Edition

Comprehensive guide to estimating electrical costs

Starting at $80.00
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.

Starting at $120.00

Square Foot & UNIFORMAT Assemblies Estimating

Square Foot & UNIFORMAT Assemblies Estimating

Essential reference book for anyone who creates conceptual, construction, or appraisal estimates

Starting at $75.00
Unit Price Estimating Methods

Unit Price Estimating Methods

This Indispensable resource will strengthen your unit cost estimating skills--from plans and specifications through to a complete estimate summary

Starting at $85.00