RS Means Costbooks
RS Means Residential Cost Data

With over 9000 items and 700 assemblies, the Means Residential Cost Data contains the latest price data for all types of residential construction, including single-family and multi-family economy, average, custom and luxury building to help you build complete and accurate estimates.
Quarterly Updates Available
TotalCare members receive quarterly updates for RS Means costbook data through the automated update system included with ConstructionSuite.

Residential - Unit Cost Database Breakdown
CSI Division Division Description Total Items
01 General Requirements 108
02 Site Construction 1058
03 Concrete 269
04 Masonry 369
05 Metals 745
06 Wood & Plastics 1881
07 Thermal & Moisture Protection 778
08 Doors & Windows 1284
09 Finishes 1262
10 Specialties 215
11 Equipment 104
12 Furnishings 61
13 Special Construction 192
14 Conveying Systems 6
15 Mechanical 860
16 Electrical 610
Total Items 9802
 
Residential - Assemblies Cost Database Breakdown
CSI Division Division Description Total Assemblies
01 Site Work 106
02 Foundation 12
03 Framing 38
04 Exterior Walls 148
05 Roofing 23
06 Interiors 109
07 Specialties 159
08 Mechanical 27
09 Electrical 87
Total Assemblies 709

Making Integration Work for You
With advanced integration between the UDA Items Database, RS Means Cost Data, and
UDA Construction Estimating software, you can insert items complete with Item Name, Description, Classification, Vendor Name, and Cost into your project estimates. And, when prices change for your items, you can easily update construction costs in the database and project estimate with just a few clicks. Plus, you can enable ConstructionSuite™ to automatically open the Items Database each time you open estimate, collapse the database window for easier viewing, and easily update material and labor costs in a new estimate if prices have changed in the Items Database.

What's Included in the UDA Items Database*

In all versions of ConstructionSuite CM, the UDA Items Database comes pre-loaded with RSMeans MeansData™ Costbooks for Commercial, Light Commercial, Residential Construction and Renovation, which contains over 50,000 items and 100,000 quotes for construction labor and material costs. Consult the Compare Versions page for a detailed description of exact construction costbooks included in each version of ConstructionSuite.

The UDA Items Database is included in all versions of ConstructionSuite™.



Not all ConstructionSuite versions include every feature described above. Refer to the Compare Versions web page to view a comprehensive list of features included in each version of ConstructionSuite. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, and QuickBooks are not included with ConstructionSuite. ConstructionSuite and ConstructionNet are trademarks of UDA Technologies, Inc. RS Means, RSMeans, and MeansData™ Costbooks are trademarks of Reed Construction Data.

 
RS Means Costbooks
  • RS Means Overview
    Industry-Standard Costbook Data
  • Building Const (BCCD)
    20877 Items
  • Light Commercial
    11646 Items
  • Commercial + Assemblies
    45456 Items - 7599 Assemblies
  • Residential + Assemblies
    9802 Items - 709 Assemblies
  • Repair & Remodel
    15324 Items
  • Electrical + Assemblies
    12942 Items - 1096 Assemblies
  • Concrete/Mas + Assemblies
    8217 Items - 3142 Assemblies
  • Mechanical + Assemblies
    17617 Items - 1581 Assemblies
  • Plumbing + Assemblies
    14761 Items - 1557 Assemblies
  • Site Work & Landscaping
    16577 Items - 2674 Assemblies
  • Green Building
    7350 Items - 288 Assemblies
  • Metric Construction
    26036 Items
  • Interior + Assemblies
    14675 Items - 2651 Assemblies
  • Heavy Const + Assemblies
    12557 Items - 2141 Assemblies
  • Open Shop
    20439 Items
  • Civil + Assemblies
    31788 Items - 9583 Assemblies
  • Facilities + Assemblies
    44005 Items - 1712 Assemblies
  • Master Const + Assemblies
    55892 Items - 14454 Assemblies

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