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Craftsman Costs Books

Part of the Project management glossary:

The Craftsman Costs Books are a series published by the Craftsman Book Company, a publishing company focusing on the construction industry and estimating software. They have been in business since 1951. The Craftsman Costs Books series has become an industry standard for estimators to use to determine the costs of potential projects. It is currently the pricing standard for government work.

The 2008 Craftsman Cost Book series contains the following products:

  • 2008 National Building Cost Manual
  • 2008 National Concrete amp; Masonry Estimator
  • 2008 National Construction Estimator
  • 2008 National Earthwork amp; Heavy Equipment Estimator
  • 2008 National Electrical Estimator
  • 2008 National Framing amp; Finish Carpentry Estimator
  • 2008 National Home Improvement Estimator
  • 2008 National Painting Cost Estimator
  • 2008 National Plumbing amp; HVAC Estimator
  • 2008 National Renovation amp; Insurance Repair Estimator
  • 2008 National Repair amp; Remodeling Estimator

This was last updated in March 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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