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  • Electrical Estimating Help #6

    Schedule and the specifications which will dictate which lights are quoted. The gear will be dictated by the panel schedule and the specifications. Some things to consider when asking for quotes: When turning in a Request for Lighting Quote, make sure that you include a copy of the lighting schedule, specifications, and your counts. TIP: Make sure that you include a note, on your Request for lighting, that all trims, bulbs and any hangers need for installing the fixtures to be included in their Quote. I can’t tell you how many times the low Quote didn’t end up being low. Oh, you mean you actually wanted the hangers needed to…
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    Free Estimating Help #5

    05. Adding labor cost: Determine how many hours you'll need to perform each type of installation by adding a man-hour to each piece of material. Include supervision and laborers as needed. Calculate your labor costs. Multiply the total man hours by the rate of pay that you need to charge. 06. Include Other Cost: Add other cost such as storage trailers, permits, rental equipment, plans, etc. 07. Arrive at a job cost: The total material cost with tax, added to your other cost and your labor charge will become your job cost. 08. Arrive at selling price: Job cost plus overhead and profit will be your selling price. 09. Review:…
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    Free Estimating Help #4

    . All buildings will need some type of electrical work at some point in time, creating a possible quote situation. The person that prepares this price is called an estimator. There are different types of electrical estimators, including senior, residential and commercial. Senior electrical estimators are responsible for training and managing other estimators. They are required to have extensive experience in estimating and project management. Residential electrical estimators determine the cost of electrical systems or upgrades installed in homes. Commercial electrical estimators bid on construction projects as subcontractors. Most use estimating software, such as the Best Bid, to help determine the cost associated with large projects. www.bestbidestimating to watch a…
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    Electrical Solutions Takeoff Sheet

    Freelance Estimating

    Let us do the work for you. A. Jobs that you just can't get to. B. Jobs too big or too small. C.  We can do all of your estimating or just 1 job. Best Bid Freelance Estimating-800-941-7028-stevelgriffin@hotmail.com    
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    Free Estimating Help #3

    Free Estimating Help #3

    Starting an estimate Bidding is all about covering all the cost with the least amount of money. It is easy to come up with a price that will cover the cost of a project. The hard part is being low on bid day and still making money. It all starts in the planning stage and that’s where your company has to excel. You must learn to install work in your area for the current market price. The bid isn’t just about the cost itself. You cannot survive by being the low bidder on every project. You submit bids to get in the game and establish how easy it is to…
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    Accura Cadd

    Accura Cadd

    We use this product everyday! Fantastic for As-Built drawings or changing circuits Accura-CADD PDF Draw is an accurate Computer-Aided Design & Drafting software that allows anyone to create or modify (PDF) Portable Document Format's that can be used to present and exchange documents reliably, independent of software, hardware, or operating systems. If you Draw, Design, or Draft you need Accura-CADD. With Accura-CADD you can easily produce: As-Built Drawings, to show finished layouts or changes to the original drawings. Finish tenant trim- outs. Introduce Conduit Runs, Circuitry, Lighting, Ceiling Grid, Devices, Panel Schedules, Seismic or Grounding Details, Transformer Pad’s, or Change Door Swings to a new or existing PDF. Create plans…
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    Digi Count

    Free Estimating Help #2

    “When the seat gets numb the brain gets dumb.” I will share with you solid techniques for estimating along with tips and tricks that will save you hours. We will provide you with the tools that you need to succeed in the estimating field. By reading and applying the lessons in this book, you can take advantage of what I have learned in over 38 years of trial and error. There is no need for you to learn the hard way as I did. By reading Keys to Successful Estimating “A Better way To Estimate” ELECTRICAL EDITION, you have proven that that you have the desire to improve your knowledge…
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    1st Choice Electrical Estimating System

    Update Prices

    Netpricer  or Real Time Pricing are two great options for automated price updates. Call us if you need help setting either of these up. 800-941-7028
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    Best Bid Electrical Estimating Software

    Free Estimating Help #1

    Someone once pointed out to me that I spend more time on the phone teaching estimating practices and answering questions about estimating than I do selling software. So, it seemed like the right thing to do was to just place all of the conversations and questions in a book, so everyone could benefit from it. “It is often said that experience is the most expensive teacher.” I have been in the electrical industry since 1973 and have seen many changes over the years. Some of the changes were good and some not so good. Over the years, there have been many innovative solutions to speed up the installation of electrical…
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