Furring and Lathing For commercial applications. See plaster costs in the following section.
Furring on walls, cold rolled, galvanized
  3/4", 12" on center C8@.306 SY 4.18 14.10 18.28
  3/4", 16" on center C8@.270 SY 3.65 12.50 16.15
  3/4", 24" on center C8@.207 SY 2.76 9.57 12.33
  1-1/2", 12" on center C8@.342 SY 5.93 15.80 21.73
  1-1/2", 16" on center C8@.297 SY 5.07 13.70 18.77
  1-1/2", 24" on center C8@.234 SY 4.23 10.80 15.03
  3-5/8", 12" on center, 25 gauge C8@.360 SY 8.77 16.60 25.37
  3-5/8", 16" on center, 25 gauge C8@.315 SY 6.89 14.60 21.49
  3-5/8", 24" on center, 25 gauge C8@.261 SY 6.55 12.10 18.65
Furring on ceilings, cold rolled, galvanized
  3/4", 12" on center C8@.413 SY 4.18 19.10 23.28
  3/4", 16" on center C8@.365 SY 3.65 16.90 20.55
  3/4", 24" on center C8@.280 SY 2.76 12.90 15.66
  1-1/2", 12" on center C8@.462 SY 5.93 21.40 27.33
  1-1/2", 16" on center C8@.400 SY 5.07 18.50 23.57
  1-1/2", 24" on center C8@.316 SY 4.23 14.60 18.83
  1-1/2" x 3/4", coffered C8@.887 SY 6.87 41.00 47.87
Furring on beams and columns, per linear foot of galvanized channel
  7/8" channel C8@.059 LF .46 2.73 3.19
  1-5/8" channel C8@.059 LF .58 2.73 3.31
Resilient channel on beams and columns, per linear foot of channel
  Narrow soundproofing channel, metal C8@.011 LF .82 .51 1.33
  Narrow soundproofing channel, PVC C8@.011 LF 1.09 .51 1.60
  Regular soundproofing channel, metal C8@.011 LF .82 .51 1.33
  Regular soundproofing channel, with padding tape C8@.011 LF 1.12 .51 1.63
  RC-1 resilient hat channel C8@.011 LF .60 .51 1.11
  RC-1 resilient hat channel, with padding tape C8@.011 LF .90 .51 1.41
  RC-2 resilient hat channel (for ceilings) C8@.011 LF .78 .51 1.29
Ceiling suspension system for lath, installed 7' to 9' above floor level with rod hangers attached to structural steel or metal decking, 1-1/2" main at 24" OC. Add the cost of lath.
  With 3/4" cross at 12" OC C8@.378 SY 4.83 17.50 22.33
  With 3/4" cross at 24" OC C8@.342 SY 4.30 15.80 20.10
  With 1-1/2" cross at 16" OC C8@.432 SY 5.28 20.00 25.28
  With 2-1/2" cross at 24" OC C8@.360 SY 4.62 16.60 21.22
Metal lath on walls and ceilings, nailed in place, includes 8% for fasteners and waste.
  2.5 lb., diamond lath F8@.107 SY 3.23 5.43 8.66
  2.5 lb., paper-backed F8@.107 SY 3.35 5.43 8.78
  3.4 lb., diamond lath F8@.119 SY 4.65 6.04 10.69
  3.4 lb., paper-backed F8@.114 SY 5.20 5.79 10.99
  3.4 lb., 3/8" high ribbed lath F8@.121 SY 4.95 6.14 11.09
  3.4 lb., 1/8" low ribbed lath F8@.124 SY 5.21 6.30 11.51
  Add for galvanized metal lath — % 10.0 — —
  Add for metal lath wired in place — % — 15.0 —
  Add for metal lath on columns and beams — % — 100.0 —
Stucco mesh, reverse twist, self-furring, galvanized, includes 5% waste
  1" mesh, 18 gauge F8@.079 SY .99 4.01 5.00
  1-1/2" mesh, 17 gauge F8@.079 SY 1.27 4.01 5.28
  1-1/2" mesh, 17 gauge, paper back F8@.079 SY 2.01 4.01 6.02
Gypsum lath, perforated or plain, clipped to metal studs
  3/8" regular F8@.090 SY 3.09 4.57 7.66
  3/8" firestop F8@.090 SY 3.40 4.57 7.97

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