Builder's Essentials: Plan Reading and Takeoff

Brand: RSMeans
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ISBN-13: 9780876293485
ISBN-10: 0876293488
Author: Wayne J DelPico
Pages: 448

Builder's Essentials: Plan Reading and Takeoff shows and explains the typical work drawings encountered by contractors in residential and light commercial construction.

  • Explains in straight forward language, not only the way all common features are represented but also how to translate that information into a material list
  • Organized by CSI divisions, each chapter uses plans, details, and tables where applicable
  • Checklists summarize each division
  • Includes an overview of specifications and contract documents, and a review of square and cubic measure for determining areas and volumes
  • The Appendix provides conversion tables and a sample spec excerpt.