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Case study: EcoGreen Energy Solutions on streamlining takeoffs

How can electrical contractors streamline takeoffs on complicated drawings? Here’s how EcoGreen Energy Solutions does it:

How electrical estimators can effectively estimate labour costs

Electrical estimators must be able to accurately estimate labour costs. Underestimating labour is a common and costly mistake. Here are some points to consider:

How to become an electrical estimator

What path do people take to become an estimator? We’re looking at how people make the move to an electrical estimator role:

Case study: Maintec quotes more efficiently with Countfire

When you have a number of electrical projects in the pipeline, you need an efficient process for counting take-offs and producing a quote. Here’s how Maintec have streamlined that process with Countfire:

Why Countfire is a top choice for takeoff software

Are you looking for the best takeoff software for electrical estimating? Here’s why Countfire is a top choice:

Case study: How Countfire helped ROC win a £5.5m project

ROC is an electrical and mechanical company working on some large projects in the UK. Here’s how they use takeoff software to quickly produce electrical estimates:

7 Reasons you didn’t win the electrical tender

Wondering why you didn’t win that electrical tender this time? Here are a few common reasons why your submission may not have been considered:

9 ways to use the cloud if you’re an electrical estimator

Are you using cloud takeoff software? What about other cloud-based applications? These can be a real efficiency for electrical estimators – here’s how:

4 more tips for effective PDF management

PDF management can be an important skill within the electrical and construction sectors. Here are some tips for better document management:

What happens after your electrical tender is submitted?

What happens to your electrical tender bid once it is submitted to a vendor? Here are the basics of how a tender is assessed:

True automated takeoff software

Electrical estimator? Start counting automatically today