Publisher: Laxton's Publishing Limited
Authors: V B Johnson
Imprint: Laxton's Publishing Limited
Format: Paperback Paperback
Pagination: 703 pages, 2 drawings
Pub Date: 21/11/2017
LAXTON'S NRM Building Price Book - 2018 is the new version prepared in accordance with the RICS New Rules of Measurement – NRM2: Detailed measurement for building works.
Updates include: -
• Items added to reflect the latest Building Regulation requirements including floor, wall and roof insulation
• House and Office model guide prices reflect SAP requirements
• Wage Rate and Daywork build ups reflect current industry agreements and statutory legislation
• CDM section reviewed and updated.
These rules became operative from 1st January 2013. The library of descriptions has been prepared in accordance with NRM2 which is already being taught in Universities and used by quantity surveyors, local and public authorities, health authorities, Housing Associations and others.
Laxton’s includes detailed, fully resourced, priced, easy to use libraries of every day construction items checked and updated as at September/October 2017, essential information on preliminaries, wages, guide prices, dayworks, CDM, company information, tables etc and other general information updated for 2018.
Laxton’s is regarded as the estimators essential tool - often referred to as his bible!
Established in 1817 and published annually, Laxton's is the UK's leading building price book containing a wealth of construction cost and industry related information. In addition to providing detailed cost data the book has sections on preliminaries, regional variations, basic prices of materials, composite prices for approximate estimating, wages, plant, square metre prices, National Working Rule Agreement, daywork charges, fees, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2008, construction procurement, sustainable construction, tables and memoranda, brands and trade names, company information and products and services.
Laxton's NRM Building Price Book is the new version prepared in accordance with the RICS New Rules of Measurement "NRM2" Detailed Measurement for Building Works. These rules become operative from 1st January 2013.
Laxton's price guide provides easy to use pricing information, labour, materials, waste and profit in separate columns making it an essential tool for those involved in the costing of construction projects. All prices have been checked and updated throughout the book.
Laxton's Composite Prices for Approximate Estimating section provides built up prices based on the detailed rates assisting with the calculation of cost plans for complete buildings. Examples are given for a house and an office block.
The Basic Prices section shows the material prices use throughout. The Brand and Trade Names, Company Information and Products and Services sections provide a unique list including web sites and email addresses to assist in locating that elusive supplier.