1 edition of Bidding & estimating in the building service industry. found in the catalog.
Bidding & estimating in the building service industry.
by Building Service Contractors Association International in Fairfax, VA
Written in English
|Other titles||Bidding and estimating in the building service industry.|
|Contributions||Building Service Contractors Association International.|
|LC Classifications||HD9999.B882 B53 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 10 p. :|
|Number of Pages||10|
|LC Control Number||87110623|
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