Historic Preservation Project Planning and Estimating

ISBN-10: 0876295731
ISBN-13: 9780876295731
Edition: 2000
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: R. S. Means Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/26/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.972
Language: English

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Special Considerations of Historic Preservation Projects
What Makes a Property Historic?
Historic Landmark Criteria and Status
Landmark Preservation Agencies
National Preservation Agencies
Summary
The Project Phases & Design Team Services
The Preservation Team
Project Phases and Construction Document Development
Project Design Services and Costs
Documentation
Field Inspection
Non-Destructive Investigation Techniques
Intrusive or Destructive Evaluation Techniques
Field Documentation Methods
Summary
Hazardous Materials: Identification & Containment
Hazardous Substances Common in Old Buildings
Regulations
Assessment
Asbestos
Lead
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Underground Storage Tanks
Radon
Animal Matter
Summary
Conformance with Codes & Standards
Building Codes
The Americans with Disabilities Act
Laws Governing National Historic Preservation Programs
Laws Governing National Historic Landmarks
Government Agencies Affected by Federal Historic Preservation Laws
The Section 106 Process
Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
Summary
Restoring Archaic Materials
Determination of Original Materials
Procurement of Archaic Materials
Role of Craftspeople and Specialty Contractors
Upgrading Building Systems
Structural Systems
Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, and Data Systems
Fire Protection and Alarm Systems
Security Systems
Elevators
Windows
Curtain Walls
Doors
Door Hardware
Bird Control
Access to & Protection of the Site
Determining Access Requirements
Responsibility for Access Provision
Safety
Scaffolding
Man Lifts
Rappelling
Protecting Existing Components and Finishes
Summary
Mechanical/Electrical Systems
Scope of Work
Qualifying and Assembling the Project Team
Investigation
Design Goals
Electrical Design Issues
Lighting
Fire Protection Design Considerations
HVAC Design Considerations
Plumbing Design Considerations
Specifications
Installation
Maintenance of Mechanical/Electrical Equipment
Summary
Historic Building Materials: Assessment & Repair
Metals
Lead
Zinc
Copper
Bronze
Brass
Nickel
Nickel Silver
Monel Metal
Iron
Wrought Iron
Cast Iron
Mild Steel
Structural Steel
Stainless Steel
Weathering Steel
Aluminum
Summary
Masonry
Brick
Stone
Architectural Terra Cotta
Glass Block
Mortar
Structural Clay Tile
Thin Stone Veneer
Simulated Masonry
Gypsum Block or Tile
Cast Stone
Summary
Concrete
Concrete Block
Shotcrete
Architectural Precast Concrete
Prestressed Concrete
Summary
Wood & Plastics
Wood
Plastic
Summary
Glass
Plate Glass
Figured Glass
Prismatic Glass
Vault Lights
Pigmented Structural Glass
Leaded Glass
Summary
Floor Finishes
Terrazzo
Ceramic Tile
Cork Tile
Rubber Flooring
Linoleum
Vinyl Tile
Summary
Wall & Ceiling Finishes
Plaster
Gypsum Board
Acoustical Materials
Summary
Roofing, Stucco, & Sealants
Wood Shingles and Shakes
Asphalt Shingles
Cement Shingles
Slate
Clay Tile
Metal Roofing Systems
Stucco Cement Plaster
Building Sealants
Summary
Paint Techniques, Wallpaper, & Gilding
Paint
Decorative Paint Techniques
Wallpapering
Gilding
Summary
Contract Administration
Preparing the Construction Documents
Construction Documents
Mock-ups to Evaluate Proposed Design Solutions
Specifications
Unknown and Non-Quantifiable Work
Bidding Documents
General Contractor Qualifications
The Bidding Process
Open Versus Closed Competitive Selection
Bidding Documents
Instructions to Bidders
Direct Selection of the Contractor
Pre-Qualification of Contractors
Pre-Bid Meeting
Types of Contracts
Summary
Quality Assurance & Contractor Selection
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
The Role of Team Members in a Quality Project
Partnering
Qualifying Bidders, Subcontractors, and Superintendents
Summary
Estimating Construction & Maintenance Costs
Costs Unique to Historic Projects
Requirements in the Project Planning Phase
General Requirements
Other Factors That Affect Costs
Unforeseen Conditions
Summary
The Unit Price Estimate
Site Visit and Evaluation
Estimate Preparation Considerations
Creating the Unit Price Estimate
Estimating the 16 MasterFormat Divisions
Summary
Funding Sources & Investment Considerations
Developing the Budget and Scope of Work
Investment Tax Credits
Other Tax Incentives for Historic Preservation
Strategies for Generating Funds
Investment Considerations
Establishing a Maintenance Budget
Forecasting Costs
Building Study Components
Existing Building Analysis
Replacement Reserve Study
Using a 20-Year Spreadsheet
Annual Building Reviews
Developing an EBA or RRS
The Project Spreadsheet
Preventive Maintenance System (PMS)
Who Performs These Studies?
Summary
Case Study
Commercial Rehabilitation of a Historic Building: The Candler Building
Historical Significance
Building Description
Existing Conditions
Proposed Project
Project Budget and Financial Incentives
Schedule and Phasing
Exterior Rehabilitation
Base Building Interior Rehabilitation
Other Issues
A Final Word
Appendix
National Register Evaluation Criteria, Benefits of Listing, & Nomination Process
Major Federal Statutes
Resources
Professional, Trade, Advocacy, & Other Organizations
Federal Organizations
State Historic Preservation Officers
State Organizations
Funding Organizations
Non-Destructive Evaluation Techniques
Further Study: Education & Resources
Bibliography & Recommended Reading
Glossary & Index

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