Methodologies & Standards

RSMeans makes it easy to navigate construction standards and best practices in the industry. Here you will find comprehensive information on the recommended approaches to cost estimating, green building, building information modeling, cost segregation, value engineering, and more.
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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

Starting at $75.00
Concrete Repair and Maintenance Illustrated

Concrete Repair and Maintenance Illustrated

Hundreds of clear illustrations show you how to analyze, repair, clean and maintain concrete structures for optimal performance and cost effectiveness.

Starting at $80.00
Construction Business Management

Construction Business Management

Make sure your company not only survives, but thrives with essential business management guidance from a pro with 25 years success

Starting at $65.00

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.

Starting at $120.00
Construction Project Safety

Construction Project Safety

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

Starting at $85.00
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

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
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

Starting at $80.00
The Practice of Cost Segregation Analysis

The Practice of Cost Segregation Analysis

Learn how to benefit from tax deferral and accelerated cost recovery – for both new construction and existing buildings

Starting at $110.00

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.

Starting at $85.00
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

Starting at $21.95