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Standard Estimating Practice Manual

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ASPE Websites
National National Website
Chapter 1 Los Angeles Chapter
Chapter 2 Golden Gate - No Website
Chapter 4 San Diego Chapter
Chapter 5 Denver Chapter
Chapter 6 Arizona Chapter
Chapter 7 Chicago Chapter
Chapter 9 New Orleans - No Website
Chapter 10 New York - No Website
Chapter 11 Sacramento Chapter
Chapter 12 Reno Chapter
Chapter 14 Atlanta Chapter
Chapter 15 Yankee Chapter
Chapter 17 Detroit Chapter
Chapter 18 Houston Chapter
Chapter 19 Saint Louis Chapter
Chapter 21 Baltimore Chapter
Chapter 23 Greater D.C. Chapter
Chapter 25 Boston Chapter
Chapter 26 http://aspe26.com
Chapter 32 http://www.aspe32.org/
Chapter 33 http://www.aspearkansas33.org/
Chapter 34 Nashville Chapter
Chapter 38 Southwest Ohio Cincinnati Chapter
Chapter 45 Puget Sound Chapter
Chapter 48 http://www.aspetampabay.com/
Chapter 49 http://www.aspechapter49.com/
Chapter 51 http://www.aspe51.org/
Chapter 54 http://www.aspeportland.org/
Chapter 55 Santa Clara Valley Chapter
Chapter 60 http://www.aspe60.org/
Chapter 61 Chapter 61
Chapter 75 http://www.aspede.org/

Estimating Software
Construction Software Advice http://www.softwareadvice.com
Arena Soft http://www.arenasoft.com
CMS - ProEst http://www.proest.com
Computer Guidance http://www.computer-guidance.com/
MC2 http://www.mc2-ice.com/
On-Center Software http://www.oncenter.com/
Quest http://questsolutions.com/index.php?page=home
Scalex Corporation http://www.scalex.com/?source=aspe
Timberline http://www.sagetimberlineoffice.com/
Turtle Creek Software http://turtlesoft.com/
Vertigraph Inc. - Takeoff & Estimating Software http://www.vertigraph.com/
WinEst http://www.winest.com/
WinJob http://www.winjob.com/

Estimating Resources/Tools
Sweets Catalog http://sweets.construction.com/
The D&B Corporation (Dunn & Bradstreet) http://www.dnb.com/us/

Online Plan Rooms & Bidding Resources
Blue Book http://www.thebluebook.com/
CMD http://www.reedconstructiondata.com/index.asp?layout=homepage
Dodge http://dodge.construction.com/Plans/PlanRooms.asp
iSqFt http://www.isqft.com/
McGraw-Hill http://www.mcgraw-hillconstruction.net
MacRAE's Blue Book http://www.macraesbluebook.com

State Websites
CSLB http://www.cslb.ca.gov/
Cal-Trans http://troe.dot.ca.gov/index.html
MBE-WBE http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ps/ddwem/SRF/mbewbe.htm
Prevailing Wage Rates http://www.dir.ca.gov/DLSR/statistics_research.html

News Publications
Construction Market Data (Subscription Information) http://www.reedconstructiondata.com/index.asp?layout=homepage
Daily Construction Reporter (Subscription Information) http://www.dcreporter.com
Engineering News Record http://www.enr.com
F.W. Dodge Construction Leads http://www.fwdodge.com

Cost Indexes / Cost Research
Craftsman Book Company http://www.craftsman-book.com
Construction Book Express http://www.constructionbook.com
Engineering News-Record http://www.enr.com
RS Means http://www.rsmeans.com

ASPE National Online Classes http://www.aspeeducation.org

Bidding Services
Bid America http://www.bidamerica.com
F.W. Dodge Construction Leads http://www.fwdodge.com/
iSqFt http://www.isqft.com/
Reed Construction Data http://www.reedconstructiondata.com
The Blue Book http://www.thebluebook.com

Trade Associations
American Institute of Architects (AIA) http://www.aia.org/
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) http://www.aisc.org
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) http://www.aisc.org
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) http://www.asce.org/asce.cfm
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) http://www.asme.org/
American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) http://www.aspenational.com
American Subcontractors Association (ASA) http://www.asaonline.com
American Underground Construction Association (AUCA) http://www.auca.org
APA - The Engineered Wood Association http://www.apawood.org
ASPE Bookstore http://www.aspenational.com/ASPEbookstore.pdf
Asphalt Institute http://www.asphaltinstitute.org
Associated Builders & Contractors http://www.abc.org
Associated General Contractors of America http://www.agc.org/index.ww
Associated General Contractors, California http://www.agc-ca.org
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) http://www.aacei.org/
Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) http://www.acoste.org.uk
Association of Licensed Architects http://www.licensedarchitect.org
Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industries International http://www.awci.org/
Construction Industry Institute (CII) http://www.construction-institute.org/scriptcontent/Index.cfm
Construction Information Systems http://www.cisleads.com
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) http://www.csinet.org/s_csi/index.asp
Deep Foundations Institute http://www.dfi.org
Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) http://www.dbia.org/
Firestop Contractors International Association http://www.fcia.org
International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) http://www.icoste.org
Mechanical Contractors Association of America http://www.mcaa.org
National Association of Home Builders http://www.nahb.org/
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) http://www.nawic.org
National Association of Women In Construction, Orange County Chapter http://www.nawicoc.org
National Concrete Masonry Association http://www.ncma.org
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) http://www.necanet.org
National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) http://www.nrca.net
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) http://www.nspe.org
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) http://www.pci.org/intro.cfm
Professional Counstruction Estimators Association of America (PCEA) http://www.pcea.org/index2.cfm
Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis (SCEA) http://www.sceaonline.org
Steel Deck Institute http://www.sdi.org/
The Builders Exchange Network http://www.bxnetwork.org
The Concrete Source http://www.theconcretesource.com
US Green Building Council http://www.USGBC.org

Disclaimer (cont'd): A.S.P.E. uses diligence in preparing the information contained here. However, neither A.S.P.E. nor the formulator make any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, correctness, value, sufficiency or completeness of the data or resulting project cost estimates. A.S.P.E. and the formulator shall have no liability for any loss, expense or damage arising out of or in connection with the information contained herein.


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