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Standard Estimating Practice, Tenth Edition

BNI's Standard Estimating Practice 10th Edition is a valuable reference manual for estimating construction projects!

Standard Estimating Practice, Tenth Edition

Price: $99.95

Product Code: 9781557019394

ISBN: 9781557019394

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Binding: Paperback

Publisher: BNi Building News

The new 10th edition of Standard Estimating Practice, presented by The American Society of Professional Estimators, is an invaluable “how to” reference manual on the practice of estimating construction projects.

Information covers all aspects of estimating and specific examples of a wide variety of specialty estimates are included for reference, arranged in the CSI format.

Standard Estimating Practice presents a standard set of practices and procedures proven to create consistent estimates. From the order of magnitude to conceptual design, design development, construction documents, to the bid and the various types of contracts you’ll run up against. Every step is covered in detail, from specs and plan review to what to expect on bidding day.

With the help of this manual, you’ll be able to develop estimates that are consistent, accurate, and complete.

Table of Contents

Part One – Practice Common to All Disciplines
Section 1 – Basic Standards
Section 2 – Levels of the Estimate
Section 3 – Scope of the Estimate
Section 4 – Estimating Process
Section 5 – Project Evaluation – Constructors
Section 6 – Project Evaluation – Value Engineering (VE)
Section 7 – Bid Documents/Procurement
Section 8 – Checklists/Special Forms
Section 9 – Specification Review
Section 10 – Plan Review
Section 11 – Quantity Survey
Section 12 – Pricing/Summaries
Section 13 – Contingency and Allowance
Section 14 – Bid Day Procedures
Section 15 – Presentation
Section 16 – Post-Bid Procedures
Section 17 – Estimating Change Orders: Cost or Opportunity?
Section 18 – Handling Federal Claims and Change Orders
Section 19 – Legal Considerations in Construction
Section 20 – Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Section 21 – Estimating for Green Buildings

Part Two – Practice Common to Specific Disciplines

Part Two Sub-Part 2A - MASTERFORMAT 2016
Introduction – Discipline-Specific Estimating Procedures
01 00 00 – General Requirements
02 00 00 – Existing Conditions
03 00 00 – Concrete
04 00 00 – Masonry
05 00 00 – Metals
06 00 00 – Wood, Plastics, and Composites
07 00 00 – Thermal and Moisture Protection
08 00 00 – Openings
09 00 00 – Finishes
10 00 00 – Specialties
14 00 00 – Mechanical Estimate
21 00 00 – Fire Suppression
23 00 00 – Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
25 00 00 – Integrated Automation Systems
26 00 00 – Electrical
27 00 00 – Electrical Communications Systems
28 00 00 – Electronic Safety and Security
31 00 00 – Earthwork
32 00 00 – Exterior Improvements
33 00 00 – Utilities
40 00 00 – Process Integration
45 00 00 – Industry-Specific Manufacturing Equipment

Part Two Sub-Part 2B – Conceptual Estimating Samples Utilizing UNIFORMAT II
A-G – How to Prepare a Conceptual Estimate for a Fire Station
G – Estimating Site Work for 60,000 SF Building

Part Three – Professional Estimating Service Examples

Part Four – Code of Ethics

Part Five – Reference Sources

Part Six – ASPE Professional Certification

Part Seven – Conversion Tables

Part Eight – Glossary

Part Nine – Index

The 10th edition of ASPE’s standard estimating practice manual will make a great addition to your estimating library as a ready reference.

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