RSMeans Books

RSMeans offers 19 specialized cost data books covering every category of construction and facility maintenance. These all-inclusive cost guides provide comprehensive, up-to-date, and localized cost information to help construction professionals improve planning, budgeting, and estimating construction projects. 

RSMeans Cost Data Books include:

  • Accurate costs covering the latest construction materials
  • Equipment rental costs
  • Crew size projections, labor hours, and labor rates
  • City Cost Indexes and Location Factors for over 930 U.S. and Canadian locations
  • A complete sample estimate to guide cost estimating and improve accuracy
  • Detailed reference information developed by industry experts
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