The Building Estimator's Reference Book

Table of Contents

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  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • INTRODUCTION    ( View Abstract)
    • THE ROLE OF THE ARCHITECT
    • THE ROLE OF THE ESTIMATOR
    • THE ROLE OF THE CONTRACTOR
    • CONSTRUCTION FINANCE
    • SETTING UP THE ESTIMATE
    • HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
    • WAGE RATE CALCULATIONS
  • DIV 00: PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING REQ'S
    • Section: 00 10 00 SOLICITATION
    • Section: 00 20 00 PROCUREMENT INSTRUCTIONS
    • Section: 00 30 00 AVAILABLE INFORMATION
    • Section: 00 40 00 PROCUREMENT FORMS
    • Section: 00 50 00 CONTRACTING FORMS
    • Section: 00 60 00 PROJECT FORMS
    • Section: 00 70 00 CONDITIONS OF THE CONTRACT
    • Section: 00 90 00 REVS, CLARIFICATIONS AND MODS
  • DIV 01: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Section: 01 10 00 SUMMARY
    • Section: 01 20 00 PRICE & PAYMENT PROCEDURES
    • Section: 01 30 00 ADMINISTRATIVE REQ'S
    • Section: 01 40 00 QUALITY REQ'S
    • Section: 01 50 00 TEMP. FACILITIES & CONTROLS
    • Section: 01 70 00 EXECUTION & CLOSEOUT REQ'S
  • DIV 02: EXISTING CONDITIONS    ( View Abstract)
    • Section: 02 30 00 SUBSURFACE INVESTIGATION
    • Section: 02 40 00 DEMO. & STRUCTURE MOVING
    • Section: 02 80 00 FACILITY REMEDIATION
  • DIV 03: CONCRETE    ( View Abstract)
    • Section: 03 10 00 CONCRETE FORMING ETC.
    • Section: 03 20 00 CONCRETE REINFORCING
    • Section: 03 30 00 CAST-IN-PLACE CONCRETE
    • Section: 03 40 00 PRECAST CONCRETE
    • Section: 03 50 00 CAST DECKS & UNDERLAYMENT
    • Section: 03 80 00 CONCRETE CUTTING & BORING
  • DIV 04: MASONRY    ( View Abstract)
    • Section: 04 20 00 UNIT MASONRY
    • Section: 04 40 00 STONE ASSEMBLIES
  • DIV 05: METALS    ( View Abstract)
    • Section: 05 10 00 STRUCTURAL METAL FRAMING
    • Section: 05 20 00 METAL JOISTS
    • Section: 05 30 00 METAL DECKING
    • Section: 05 40 00 COLD-FORMED METAL FRAMING
    • Section: 05 50 00 METAL FABRICATIONS
    • Section: 05 70 00 DECORATIVE METAL
  • DIV 06: WOOD, PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES    ( View Abstract)
    • Section: 06 10 00 ROUGH CARPENTRY
    • Section: 06 20 00 FINISH CARPENTRY
    • Section: 06 40 00 ARCHITECTURAL WOODWORK
  • DIV 07: THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION    ( View Abstract)
    • Section: 07 10 00 DAMP/WATERPROOFING
    • Section: 07 20 00 THERMAL PROTECTION
    • Section: 07 30 00 STEEP SLOPE ROOFING
    • Section: 07 40 00 ROOFING & SIDING PANELS
    • Section: 07 50 00 MEMBRANE ROOFING
    • Section: 07 60 00 FLASHING AND SHEET METAL
    • Section: 07 70 00 ROOF/WALL ACCESSORIES
    • Section: 07 80 00 FIRE & SMOKE PROTECTION
    • Section: 07 90 00 JOINT PROTECTION
  • DIV 08: OPENINGS
    • Section: 08 10 00 DOORS & FRAMES
    • Section: 08 30 00 SPECIALTY DOORS & FRAMES
    • Section: 08 40 00 ENTRANCES, STOREFRONTS, ETC.
    • Section: 08 50 00 WINDOWS
    • Section: 08 60 00 ROOF WINDOWS & SKYLIGHTS
    • Section: 08 70 00 HARDWARE
    • Section: 08 80 00 GLAZING
    • Section: 08 90 00 LOUVERS AND VENTS
  • DIV 09: FINISHES    ( View Abstract)
    • Section: 09 20 00 OLASTER & GYPSUM BOARD
    • Section: 09 30 00 TILING
    • Section: 09 50 00 CEILINGS
    • Section: 09 60 00 FLOORING
    • Section: 09 70 00 WALL FINISHES
    • Section: 09 90 00 PAINTING AND COATING
  • DIV 10: SPECIALTIES
    • Section: 10 10 00 INFORMATION SPECIALTIES
    • Section: 10 20 00 INTERIOR SPECIALTIES
    • Section: 10 30 00 FIREPLACES & STOVES
    • Section: 10 50 00 STORAGE SPECIALTIES
    • Section: 10 70 00 EXTERIOR SPECIALTIES
    • Section: 10 80 00 OTHER SPECIALTIES
  • DIV 11: EQUIPMENT
    • Section: 11 30 00 RESIDENTIAL EQUIPMENT
  • DIV 12: FURNISHINGS
    • Section: 12 03 00 CASEWORK
  • DIV 13: SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION
    • Section: 13 10 00 SPECIAL FACILITY COMPONENTS
    • Section: 13 20 00 SPECIAL PURPOSE ROOMS
  • DIV 14: CONVEYING EQUIPMENT
    • Section: 14 10 00 DUMBWAITERS
    • Section: 14 20 00 ELEVATORS
    • Section: 14 30 00 ESCALATORS & MOVING WALKS
    • Section: 14 40 00 LIFTS
  • DIV 15: RESERVED
    • DIV 16: RESERVED
      • DIV 17: RESERVED
        • DIV 18: RESERVED
          • DIV 19: RESERVED
            • DIV 20: RESERVED
              • DIV 21: FIRE SUPPRESSION
                • Section: 21 10 00 WATER-BASED FIRE SYSTEMS
              • DIV 22: PLUMBING
                • Section: 22 10 00 PLUMBING PIPING
                • Section: 22 30 00 PLUMBING EQUIPMENT
                • Section: 22 40 00 PLUMBING FIXTURES
              • DIV 23: HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR COND.
                • Section: 23 10 00 FACILITY FUEL SYSTEMS
                • Section: 23 20 00 HVAC PIPING AND PUMPS
                • Section: 23 30 00 HVAC AIR DISTRIBUTION
                • Section: 23 50 00 CENTRAL HEATING EQUIPMENT
              • DIV 24: RESERVED
                • DIV 25: INTEGRATED AUTOMATION
                  • DIV 26: ELECTRICAL
                    • Section: 26 20 00 LOW-VOLT ELEC. TRANS.
                    • Section: 26 50 00 LIGHTING
                  • DIV 27: COMMUNICATIONS
                    • DIV 28: ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY
                      • DIV 29: RESERVED
                        • Section: 31 10 00 SITE CLEARING
                        • Section: 31 20 00 EARTH MOVING
                        • Section: 31 40 00 SHORING AND UNDERPINNING
                        • Section: 31 60 00 SPECIAL FOUNDATIONS
                      • DIV 31: EARTHWORK    ( View Abstract)
                        • DIV 32: EXTERIOR IMPROVEMENTS
                          • Section: 32 10 00 BASES BALLASTS AND PAVING
                          • Section: 32 30 00 SITE IMPROVEMENTS
                          • Section: 32 90 00 PLANTING
                        • DIV 33: UTILITIES
                          • Section: 33 10 00 WATER UTILITIES
                          • Section: 33 20 00 WELLS
                          • Section: 33 40 00 STORM DRAINAGE UTILITIES
                        • DIV 34: TRANSPORTATION
                          • DIV 35: WATERWAY AND MARINE CONSTRUCTION
                            • DIV 36: RESERVED
                              • DIV 37: RESERVED
                                • DIV 38: RESERVED
                                  • DIV 39: RESERVED
                                    • DIV 40: PROCESS INTERCONNECTIONS
                                      • DIV 41: MAT'L PROCESSING & HANDLING EQUIP.
                                        • Section: 41 20 00 PIECE MAT'L HANDLING EQUIP.
                                        • Section: 41 60 00 MOBILE PLANT EQUIP.
                                      • DIV 42: PROCESS HEATING, COOLING & DRYING EQUIPMENT
                                        • DIV 43: PROCESS GAS & LIQUID HANDLING, PURIFICATION & STORAGE EQUIPMENT
                                          • DIV 44: POLLUTION & WASTE CONTROL EQUIP.
                                            • DIV 45: INDUSTRY-SPEC. MANUFACTURING EQUIP.
                                              • DIV 46: WATER & WASTEWATER EQUIPMENT
                                                • DIV 47: RESERVED
                                                  • DIV 48: ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION
                                                    • DIV 49: RESERVED
                                                      • DIV 50: MENSURATION
                                                        • APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY
                                                          • APPENDIX B: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
                                                            • INDEX