By: Leonard P. Toenjes
is a comprehensive introduction to
estimating practices used in the construction industry.
This new edition of Construction
Estimating provides a comprehensive introduction to the
estimating practices used in the construction industry. The textbook
not only covers how to develop estimates, but also provides a guide
to information on drawings and in specifications.
Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been
added throughout. BIM covers geometry, spatial relationships, light
analysis, geographic information, and quantities and properties of
The content is organized around the CSI
- Quick Quizzes
- Flash Cards
- Tutorial Videos
Construction Estimating provides an
excellent resource for commercial contractors, estimators, and those
in construction estimating training programs.
Opportunities are provided to prepare
estimates using ledger sheets, electronic spreadsheets, and a
fully functional version of Sage Timberline Estimating software.
Sage software includes sample databases such as General Contractor,
Concrete/Masonry, Drywall, HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, and
- Estimating Practices
- Estimating Methods
- Specifications and Drawings
- Contracting Requirements and General Conditions
- Woods, Plastics, and Composites
- Thermal and Moisture Protection
- Mechanical Systems
- Electrical Systems
- Specialty Items and Final Bid Preparation
453 pages 8-1/2 x 11in.
The Answer Key
(optional) contains answers to the
questions presented in the text.
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