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Case study: how Designplan Lighting uses Countfire for efficiency on large projects

Can Countfire really be used on projects large and small? We caught up with David Leslie of Designplan Lighting to find out how they use the software:

Developing an effective tendering strategy

Does your company have a clear tendering strategy? Having one can help you to be more efficient and win more bids. Here’s what you to consider:

Managing estimating for security system designs

Do you manage estimating for security system projects? If so, accuracy and efficiency are probably key priorities. Here are some tips for strong estimates:

How to attract more electrical clients through website optimisation

In a competitive world, it’s important to be looking for ways to attract more clients to your electrical business. Here are some pointers:

Why and how electrical contractors should build their networks

Many electrical contractors rely heavily on referrals, but you’ve got to maintain your networks to get them. Here are some tips for building great connections:

How BIM is impacting the construction industry

BIM has been mandatory for UK government contracts for a couple of years now. Here’s how it’s impacting the construction industry.

Why should your clients switch to LED lighting?

Why should your clients make the switch to LED lighting? We’re looking at some of the proven benefits:

How to get good testimonials from electrical clients

Have you gathered good testimonials from electrical clients? This is a great strategy for bringing in more business – here’s how to go about it:

8 Tips for training a new electrical estimating apprentice

How do you ensure that training for new electrical estimators is effective? We gathered some tips from Linda Candels, an estimator training expert:

5 benefits of “smart lighting”

Smart lighting represents many new opportunities for electrical contractors. We’re exploring the benefits of smart lighting – good info for selling to clients.