Richardson™’s 4,000 page, Process Plant Construction Cost Estimating Standards (PPCES) is available on CD-ROM in Adobe Acrobat PDF file only (read or print only and non-database) and on line at CostDataOnLine.com. PPCES offers the complete and current cost estimating standards for Chemical Plants, Manufacturing Facilities, Solids Processing, Water Treatment Plants and General Construction.
This is the single most comprehensive and accurate estimating standard available for the process industry, and presents a systematic takeoff and change order procedure so that estimates can be made accurately and quickly. This system gives you man hours, material costs with developed composite unit prices as well as the detailed line item data.
The PPCES contain extensive, detailed illustrated information covering Site work, Concrete, Masonry, Structural Steel, Carpentry, Architectural Features, Specialties, Mechanical and Electrical and Process Equipment. Nearly 20,000 “Rapids” are included. Combining your experience and judgment with the guidance our modifier notes provide, you will use Richardson’s “Rapids” to complete your estimating tasks in less time – and with greater confidence.