All the cost data you need to keep your estimating accurate, competitive and profitable. Do you work on jobs between GBP50 and GBP50,000? - Then this book is for you. Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, "Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Plumbing and Heating" contains accurate information on thousands of rates each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit. The first book to include typical project costs for: rainwater goods installations; bathrooms; external waste systems; central heating systems; and hot and cold water systems.
Table of Contents
Preface. Introduction. Part One: Unit Rates. Lead Sheet Coverings. Sanitary Appliances/Fittings. Holes, Chases, Covers and Supports for Services. Rainwater Pipework/Gutters. Drainage Above Ground. Drainage Below Ground. Hot and Cold Water. Gas/Oil Fired Boilers. Raidators. Alteration Work. Part Two: Project Costs. PVC-U Rainwater Goods. One-storey Gable End. Two-storey Gable End. Three-storey Gable End. One-storey Hipped End. Two-storey Hipped End. Detached, Overall 9 x 8m. Three-storey Hipped End. Cast Iron Rainwater Goods. One-storey Gabel End. Two-storey Gable End. Three-storey Gable End. One-storey Hipped End. Two-storey Hipped End. Three-storey Hipped End. Aluminium Rainwater Goods. One-storey Gable End. Two-storey Gable End. Three-storey Gable End. One-storey Hipped End. Two-storey Hipped End. Three-storey Hipped End. Summary of Rainwater Goods Project Costs. Bathrooms. External Wastes. Central Heating Systems. Hot and Cold Water Supply Systems. Part Three: Business Matters. Starting a Business. Running a Business. Taxation. Part Four: General Data. General Construction Data. Index.
Bryan Spain is a consultant quantity surveyor who specialises in building and civil engineering costs. He has worked in local government, private practice and contracting organisations. He has also written over 50 books, mainly on construction costs.