'An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.' - Cost Engineer Material and labour rates have increased very slightly this year, but how much and where's the detail? SPON'S MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SERVICES PRICE BOOK 2013 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available, providing detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher-level costs for a diverse range of systems and different building applications. Use the access code inside the back cover of the book to get set up with internet access to this 2013 edition until the end of December 2013. We now provide Spon's Online, a versatile and powerful online data viewing package, which replaces the estimating software and ebook of recent years and which is no longer supplied with the hard copy book. This year introduces some general guidance on BIM. Feed-In Tariffs have been brought up to date with the current rates and processes. And information on carbon trading has been nailed down.
The book also gives the usual market update of labour rates and daywork rates, material costs/ prices for measured works, and all-in-rates and elemental rates in the Approximate Estimating section. All the standard features you have come to expect from SPON'S MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SERVICES PRICE BOOK are also included, considered essential for today's services cost professional: detailed materials prices, labour constants, labour costs and measured work prices for mechanical and electrical works, from above ground drainage to automatic transfer switches, and circuit breakers to sprinkler systems an extensive Approximate Estimating section for quick, rule-of-thumb pricing of mechanical or electrical installations, together with elemental services costs for different types and standard of buildings full details of wage rates, daywork and cost indices on a national and Central London basis. an overhauled index and guidance notes Updated, free of charge, two or three times a year - see inside for registration details. Updates are available online at www.pricebooks.co.uk Other titles in the SPON'S Price Book Series SPON'S ARCHITECTS' AND BUILDERS' PRICE BOOK 2013 SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2013 SPON'S EXTERNAL WORKS AND LANDSCAPE PRICE BOOK 2013show more