Download Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2007 – Davis Langdon pdf
"Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book" is the most detailed, professionally relevant source of construction price information currently available for the UK. With competition growing fiercer throughout the industry and with recent pressure on materials due to rising commodity prices, the A & B's unique Tender Index and checks against tenders are more valuable than ever before. This is the only price book that gives a detailed cost base in a way that allows adjustment for market conditions that affect building prices for Major Works contracts exceeding GBP3,000,000 in value. Two major changes have been made to this 132nd edition: a brand new section provides Cost Models for eleven "key" building types; and; the Approximate Estimates section has been completely re-modelled: data is now consolidated into one main column instead of separate columns applied to different building types,ranges of costs are now shown against all items, specifications have been updated, costs have received a sanity check against recent estimates, and, additional items have been added.As well as updating all prices, this 132nd edition includes the following additional items: flue systems; lightweight structural steel framing systems; precast concrete staircases; Spanish slates;and; thin joint blockwork. Substantive overhauls have also been undertaken of: Hardwood Flooring, Metal Roofing, and, Sheet Piling! plus all the standard features you have come to expect from "Spon's A & B": 20,000 prices for the most frequently specified items, the majority with labour constant details; almost 600 pages of Major and Minor Works items; hundreds of alternative materials prices, easily substituted into the build-up calculations, for the more unusual items; detailed guidance on wage rates, day work, cost limits and allowances, property insurance and professional fees, plus useful formulae, design criteria and trade association addresses, and, updated, free of charge, every four months- see enclosed card to register.With its FREE CD-ROM containing Spon's Architects' and Builders' price data, you can: now access Spon's new Approximate Estimates rate data, as well as the Measured Works data; produce estimate and tender documents; generate priced or unpriced schedules; adjust rates and data and enter rogue items; cut and paste prices into other tender documents; view complete book "on screen"; and; carry out an index search. Other titles in the "Spon's Price Book Series": "Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2007", "Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2007", and, "Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2007".
Author: Davis Langdon
Pages: 1056 pages
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