Calculating projected costs of time, materials and labor hours on electrical projects to create accurate bids


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How to Reduce Lost Labor Hours on Electrical Construction Projects

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Supply chain shortages, project creep, inadequate planning, and finger pointing are among the reasons why a full-time employee often has the productivity of a part-timer. Here...
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Understanding Labor Hours and Labor Costs

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Take a look at the labor components that will contribute to an accurate estimate.
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Eight Timeless Estimating Principles

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Don't miss these time-proven tips from the pages of yesteryear.
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Identifying Estimator Errors

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An inside look at the most common mistakes estimators make and how to prevent them
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Getting the Bid Out on Time

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Eight factors behind every quality bid that is submitted in a timely manner
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners have become much more interested in the idea of receiving virtual estimates from electrical service companies.

Virtual Reality Check

Dec. 4, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred contractor and customer use of virtual estimates. Just how far can that business model go?
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ABC Honors Student Winners of 2020 Construction Management Competition

Aug. 24, 2020
This year’s project focused on the construction of a new federal courthouse for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.
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Making the Most of Your Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Visit

April 20, 2020
Although estimators can’t eliminate risks, those who follow these best practices can greatly reduce them.
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How to Prepare a Proper Estimate

Feb. 20, 2020
The key to estimate preparation is understanding the contract documents.