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Job Order Contracting - Basic Principles
... A major element of the JOC contracting process is the use of a unit price book (UPB), which provides preset costs for specific construction tasks ... The unit price book can cover nearly every construction, repair or maintenance task, whether it’s replacing air filters, installing carpeting, replacing windows or doors, or even painting ... or bid, the contractor submits a coefficient (a multiplier) to be applied to the preset unit prices appearing in the UPB ...

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