HOW TO SAVE A MILLION /THEORETICALLY/

THE COST OF WEATHER CONDITIONS TO CONTRACTORS CAN BE ALLEVIATED BY SEVERAL AIDS PROVIDED BY THE U.S. WEATHER BUREAU AND WEATHER CONSULTANTS. BASIC READING FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS IS THE BOOKLET, WEATHER AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, PRODUCED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE. LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA, DISTRIBUTED FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER RECORDS CENTER IN ASHVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, TELLS THE CONTRACTOR QUITE ACCURATELY SUCH THINGS AS' /1/ HOW MANY LOST DAYS TO EXPECT FROM RAIN, SNOW AND OTHER SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS, /2/ WHEN CONCRETE CAN BE POURED AND CURED PROPERLY, /3/ WHEN HE CAN EXPECT STOPPAGES DUE TO UNION CHILL FEATURE CAUSES, AND /4/ HOW MANY DAYS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE JOB. FROM THESE DATA, MONTHLY SCHEDULES MAY BE PROJECTED INTO A ROUGH DAILY SCHEDULE FOR CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS.

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    • Vol 49, No 1, PP 24-27, 1 FIG, 1 PHOT
  • Publication Date: 1967-1

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    • Publisher: Associated General Contractors of America
    • ISSN: 0162-6191

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  • Accession Number: 00214724
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 11 1994 12:00AM