The Countfire blog

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BIM update: Where are we now?

We looked at how BIM was progressing a couple of years ago to provide an update for today. Here’s what’s happening:

What is cloud-based software and why is it so important for remote working?

Remote working is very relevant right now in the face of coronavirus. Here’s how cloud-based software is enabling work to continue from home:

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO): Where are we now?

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is currently on its third iteration. Here’s what electrical contractors should know:

Case study: How to speed up the estimating process (without losing accuracy)

When your whole business is about producing quality electrical estimates for clients, you need an efficient process for counting takeoffs! We interview Tom Levitt of Southdowns Estimating Consultants.

Why takeoff software is now essential

Takeoff software has become an essential tool for electrical estimators. Here’s why:

What to expect as a new electrical estimator

What can you expect when you step into a new electrical estimator role? We’ve rounded up some thoughts on the job role and requirements:

6 Notable electrical industry trends

What are the notable electrical industry trends this year? We take a look at 6 that are impacting business:

The value of smart lighting for businesses

Smart lighting choices can make a big difference for businesses. Here’s what contractors can talk to their clients about:

What features should the best takeoff software have?

Are you looking for the best takeoff software solution? Here are the features that should be included:

Best practices when using Countfire takeoff software

Do you know how to use takeoff software to maximise your investment? We’ve got a few best practices for getting the most from Countfire:

True automated takeoff software

Electrical estimator? Start counting automatically today