Your Estimate and the National Electrical Code

Your Estimate and the National Electrical Code

Why a good estimator doesn’t assume the design engineer has covered everything required by the Code in a bid’s supporting documents.

"I don’t have to worry about the Code. I’m just the estimator responsible for plans and specs.” Every responsible estimator knows this is not the case — that codes come into play on every job that is bid. In fact, one of the first statements an estimator reads when reviewing bid documents is, “All work shall conform to the applicable requirements of the Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), including the latest National Electrical Code (NEC), ordinances and amendments, other referenced

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