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Construction cost control.

Construction cost control.

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Published by National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. (15th and M Streets, N.W., Washington 20005) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building -- Cost control.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNational Association of Home Builders (U.S.), NAHB Research Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH437 .C66 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3200314M
    LC Control Number83104326

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    Gordian's RSMeans data solutions provide reliable and up-to-date construction estimating cost data that helps owners, architects, cost engineers, contractors and industry professionals precisely project and control the cost of both new building construction and renovation projects.   Although minimizing expenses in certain construction project phases is certainly effective, you’ll see the most ROI if you take the time and resources to manage and control at the front end. To learn how to save money in construction overall, consider these .

    Cost control systems depend on a project cost code. This system of classifying costs and types of work is essential if the numbers collected in the job tracking process are to be useful to the. COST ACCOUNTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL Page | i FOREWORD The Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (Act), enacted in under Public Contract Code section et seq., allows local agencies to perform public project work of up to $60, with their own workforces if the agencies elect to follow the cost accounting.


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Construction cost management: learning from case studies / Keith Potts. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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