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NRM 2 - Detailed Measurement for Building Works

NRM 2 - Detailed Measurement for Building Works

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Publication date: 30/04/2012

Publisher: RICS

ISBN: 9781842197165

Publication Status: Active

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The rules have been written to provide a standard set of measurement rules that are understandable by all those involved in a construction project. They provide advice and best practice guidance to RICS members involved in the cost management of construction projects worldwide.

This volume, NRM 2:detailed method of measurement for capital building works, provides fundamental guidance on the detailed measurement and description of building works for the purpose of obtaining a tender price. The rules address all aspects of bill of quantities (BQ) production, including setting out the information required from the employer and other construction consultants to enable a BQ to be prepared, as well as dealing with the quantification of non-measurable work items, contractor designed works and risks. Guidance is also provided the content, structure and format of BQ, as well as the benefits and uses of BQ.

Although written primarily for the preparation of bill of quantities and quantified schedules of works, the rules will be invaluable when designing and developing standard or bespoke schedules of rates.

These rules provide essential guidance to all those involved in the preparation of bill of quantities, as well as those who wish to be better informed about the purpose, use and benefits of bill of quantities.

NRM 2: Detailed measurement of capital building works is based on UK practice but the requirements for a coordinated set of rules and underlying philosophy behind each volume have worldwide application.

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