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2008 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

ISBN : 978-1-57218-195-3

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Manhours, labor and material costs for all common plumbing and HVAC work in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. You can quickly work up a reliable estimate based on the pipe, fittings and equipment required.

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual. Sample estimating and bidding forms and contracts also included. Explains how to handle change orders, letters of intent, and warranties. Describes the right way to process submittals, deal with suppliers and subcontract specialty work.

Includes a CD-ROM with an electronic version of the book with National Estimator, a stand-alone Windows estimating program, plus an interactive multimedia video that shows how to use the disk to compile construction cost estimates. Revised annually.

You will also receive a link for a download of the 2008 electronic version at no extra charge.

Included with National Estimator CD-ROM:

*Job Cost Wizard – turns estimates into invoices and exports both in QuickBooks
*Free Online Technical Support – for the National Estimator Software
*Free Monthly National Estimator Updates – Updates to the 2008 costbooks and zip code modification factors are updated monthly. Monthly price updates on the Web are free and automatic all during 2008. You'll be prompted when it's time to collect the next update. A connection to the Web is required.

Contents
How to Use This Book, 5 Domestic Hot Water Heater, 19 Kitchen Equipment, 21 Kitchen Equipment Connections, 22 Plumbing Fixtures, 23 Plumbing Fixture Rough-In, 27 Copper Pipe, Type K with Brazed Joints, 29 Copper Pipe, Type K with Soft-Soldered Joints, 39 Copper Pipe, Type L with Brazed Joints, 49 Copper Pipe, Type L with Soft-Soldered Joints, 59 Copper Pipe, Type M with Brazed Joints, 69 Copper Pipe, Type M with Soft-Soldered Joints, 78 PVC, Schedule 40, with Solvent-Weld Joints, 87 PVC, Schedule 80, with Solvent-Weld Joints, 97 Polyethylene-Aluminum Pipe with Crimped Joints, 106 Polyethylene-Aluminum Pipe with Compression Joints, 111 Plumbing and Piping Specialties, 115 Cast Iron, DWV, Service Weight, No-Hub with Coupled Joints, 131 Cast Iron, DWV, Service Weight, Hub & Spigot with Gasketed Joints, 137 Copper, DWV, with Soft-Soldered Joints, 142 ABS, DWV with Solvent-Weld Joints, 146 PVC, DWV with Solvent-Weld Joints, 150 PVC, DWV with Gasketed Bell and Spigot Joints, 155 Polypropylene, Schedule 40, with Heat-Fusioned Joints, 160 Floor, Area, Roof and Planter Drains, 164 Cleanouts, 165 (contents continued below)

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(Contents Continued) Fire Protection Sprinklers, 166 Fire Protection Equipment, 170 Fire Protection Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings (Roll Grooved), 172 Fire Protection Sprinkler Fittings (Roll Grooved), 175 Fire Protection Sprinkler Fittings (Threaded), 176 Fire Protection Sprinkler Branch Pipe and Fittings (Threaded), 177 Fire Protection Sprinkler Branch Fittings (Threaded), 178 Fire Protection Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings (CPVC), 179 Fire Protection Sprinkler Fittings (CPVC), 180 Commercial Boilers, 181 Commercial Boiler Connections, 183 Commercial Boiler Components and Accessories, 184 Centrifugal Pumps and Pump Connections, 193 Heat Exchangers and Connections, 194 Fan Coil Units and Connections, 195 Reheat Coils and Connections, 196 Unit Heaters and Connections, 197 Chillers and Chiller Connections, 198 Condensing Units and Cooling Towers, 199 Cooling Towers and Cooling Tower Connections, 200 Carbon Steel, Schedule 40 with 150# Fittings & Butt-Welded Joints, 201 Carbon Steel, Schedule 40 with 150# M.I. Fittings & Threaded Joints, 210 Carbon Steel, Schedule 5 with Pressfit Fittings, 221 Carbon Steel, Schedule 80 with 300# Fittings & Butt-Welded Joints, 224 Carbon Steel, Schedule 80 with 300# Fittings & Threaded Joints, 234 Carbon Steel, Schedule 160 with 3,000-6,000# Fittings, 242 Carbon Steel, Schedule 40 with Roll-Grooved Joints, 253 Carbon Steel, Schedule 10 with Roll-Grooved Joints, 260 Carbon Steel, Schedule 40 with Cut-Grooved Joints, 267 Air Handling Units, 273 Air Handling Unit Accessories, 274 Heat Recovery Ventilators - Commercial, 275 Heat Recovery Ventilators - Residential, 276 Water Coil Piping, 277 Air Handling Unit Coil Connections, 280 Gas Fired Furnaces, 282 Wall Furnaces, 283 Unit Heaters, 284 Infrared Heaters, 285 Heat Pump Systems, 286 Biomass-Fired Boilers, 289 Commercial Fans and Blowers, 293 Commercial Ventilators and Exhaust Fans, 294 Apparatus Housings, 296 Air Devices, Registers & Grilles, 298 Air Devices, Diffusers & Grilles, 299 Terminal Units (VAV), 301 Ductwork Specialties, 302 Galvanized Steel Ductwork, 305 Installed Ductwork Per Pound, 307 Galvanized Steel Spiral Ductwork, 309 Galvanized Steel Round Spiral Fittings, 310 Galvanized Steel Rectangular Ductwork, 312 Galvanized Steel Rectangular 90 Degree Elbows, 314 Galvanized Steel Spiral Duct, 317 Galvanized Steel Spiral Duct Fittings, 319 Galvanized Steel Spiral Tees, 321 Galvanized Steel Spiral Crosses, 327 Galvanized Steel Rectangular Ductwork, 330 Galvanized Steel Rectangular Elbows, 342 Galvanized Steel Drops and Tees, 352 Galvanized Steel Round Ductwork, 355 Fiberglass Ductwork, 356 Fiberglass Pipe Insulation, 358 Calcium Silicate Pipe Insulation with Aluminum Jacket, 360 Closed Cell Elastomeric Pipe Insulation, 361 Thermal Duct Insulation, 362 Balancing of HVAC Systems, 363 Temperature Controls, 366 Ductile Iron, Class 153, Cement-Lined with Mechanical Joints, 368 Ductile Iron, Class 153, Double Cement-Lined with Mechanical Joints, 370 Ductile Iron, Class 110, Cement-Lined with Mechanical Joints, 372 Cast Iron, Class 150 with Mechanical Joints, 373 Asbestos-Cement, Class 2400 or 3000 with Mechanical Joints, 374 Fiberglass Tanks, 376 Plastic Tanks, 377 Trenching, 379 Equipment Rental, 381 Close-Out Items, 382 Budget Estimating, 383 Forms and Letters, 386 Change Estimates, 386 Subcontract Forms, 395 Purchase Orders, 399 Construction Schedules, 401 Letters of Intent, 404 Submittal Data, 406 Billing Breakdown Worksheet, 409 Monthly Progress Billing, 411 Warranty Letters, 413