Metal Building Contracting and Construction

Author: W. D. Booth
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070069640
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Build a lucrative metal contracting and construction business This book gives you an in-depth understanding of the marketplace for metal buildings and the materials used. You get step-by-step building methods and procedures...develop design-build skills...and see how to handle maintenance and repair work. Packed with illustrative examples, plans and photographs, this how-to resource gives you tools to: Maximize the advantages of metal buildings--including low cost, flexibility, and fast construction Locate and qualify a prospective owner Master the various strategies for selling the prospect Perform inspections...seismic upgrades and fire damage renovations Much more

Commercial Metal Stud Framing

Author: Ray Clark
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9781572180796
Format: PDF, ePub
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With this new book you'll quickly learn, step-by-step, the basic methods (and some valuable tricks of the trade) to master high-speed metal stud framing in commercial construction. If you're an experienced wood framer, you already have many of the skills you'll need. This manual, written by a framer who runs work for one of the largest metal stud contractors in the country, tells you just about everything you need to know to transfer those skills to metal stud framing in commercial buildings.

Construction Contracting

Author: Richard H. Clough
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119019974
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The definitive contracting reference for the construction industry, updated and expanded Construction Contracting, the industry's leading professional reference for five decades, has been updated to reflect current practices, business methods, management techniques, codes, and regulations. A cornerstone of the construction library, this text presents the hard-to-find information essential to successfully managing a construction company, applicable to building, heavy civil, high-tech, and industrial construction endeavors alike. A wealth of coverage on the basics of owning a construction business provides readers with a useful "checkup" on the state of their company, and in-depth exploration of the logistics, scheduling, administration, and legal aspects relevant to construction provide valuable guidance on important facets of the business operations. This updated edition contains new coverage of modern delivery methods, technology, and project management. The field of construction contracting comprises the entire set of skills, knowledge, and conceptual tools needed to successfully own or manage a construction company, as well as to undertake any actual project. This book gives readers complete, up-to-date information in all of these areas, with expert guidance toward best practices. Learn techniques for accurate cost estimating and effective bidding Understand construction contracts, surety bonds, and insurance Explore project time and cost management, with safety considerations Examine relevant labor law and labor relations techniques Between codes, standards, laws, and regulations, the construction industry presents many different areas with which the manager needs to be up to date, on top of actually doing the day-to-day running of the business. This book provides it all under one cover – for the project side and the business side, Construction Contracting is a complete working resource in the field or office.

Building Contractor s Checklists and Forms

Author: Sidney M. Levy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071441728
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This comprehensive checklist and forms book will improve building contractors' on-site business management techniques and organizational skills Building Contractor's Checklists and Forms provides readers with a checklist approach to successful contracting that covers all phases of the construction process as well as business practice skills. Supported with numerous illustrations and useful forms.

Building Contractor s Exam Preparation Guide

Author: John E. Traister
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9781572180307
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Pass your state, county or city contractor's exam with confidence. This book includes sample questions and the correct answers from actual state, county, and city exams across the country.

Metal Building Systems Design and Specifications 2 E

Author: Alexander Newman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071776648
Format: PDF, ePub
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* Reflects recent changes in the model building codes and in the MBMA (Metal Building Manual Association) manual * New review questions after each chapter * Revised data on insulation necessary to meet the new energy codes * New material on renovations of primary frames, secondary members, roofing, and walls