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3rd Edition

Spon's Irish Construction Price Book

ISBN 9780415456371
Published April 21, 2008 by Spon Press
528 Pages

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Book Description

This new edition of Spon's Irish Construction Price Book, edited by Franklin + Andrews, is the only complete, tailored and up-to-date source of cost data for the Irish construction industry. This price book is an essential aid to profitable contracting for all those operating in Ireland's buoyant construction industry.

  • All the materials costs, labour rates and costs per square metre are based on current conditions in Ireland, including information from specialist contractors and subcontractors
  • Data is based on current labour productivity norms, and updated to allow for changes in building regulations, legislative changes and working practices
  • Structured according to the Agreed Rules of Measurement (Issue Three 2003)
  • Includes revised Approximate Estimating Rates for quick pricing
  • Provides new material on location factors and inflation, with spotlights on life-cycle costing and sustainability

Table of Contents

Introductory Sections  Introduction  Pricing Guidelines  Preliminaries and General Conditions  Measured Unit Rates  Demolition and Alterations  Excavation and Earthwork  Piling  Concrete Work  Brickwork and Blockwork  Stonework  Roofing, Cladding and Waterproofing  Woodwork  Steelwork  Metalwork  Mechanical Installations  Electrical Installations  Floor, Wall and Ceiling Finishings  Glazing  Painting and Decorating  Drainage  Surface Pavings, Fencing and Landscaping  Fittings, Equipment and Furniture  Approximate Estimating Rates  Facility Cost Benchmarks  Cost Factors  Sustainability  Life Cycle Comparators  Memoranda

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Franklin + Andrews, Construction Economists, are part of the Mott MacDonald group and have offices in 100 countries and in-depth experience and expertise in all sectors of the construction industry.