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Resources for MEP estimators

  • The Importance of NEC Compliance - Part One: for Electrical Estimators

    The Importance of NEC Compliance - Part One: for Electrical Estimators

    Electrical estimators looking to develop competitive bids that may span multiple jurisdictions do well to incorporate NEC compliance into the designs they spec, the materials they choose...

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  • The Challenges and Rewards of NEC Compliance for Electrical Contractors

    The Challenges and Rewards of NEC Compliance for Electrical Contractors

    Download your free guide to NEC compliance and get the information you need to know about the 2017 update.

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  • Are Your Hands Tied in the Competitive Bidding Process?

    Are Your Hands Tied in the Competitive Bidding Process?

    One thing all MEP BIM services professionals can agree on is the fact that the estimating and bidding process is highly competitive. It becomes an issue, however, if you feel your hands are tied.

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  • In the Eyes of the Customer, How Competitive is Your Bid?

    In the Eyes of the Customer, How Competitive is Your Bid?

    In this free guide, you will learn what you can you do to improve both the quantity AND the quality of your bids, so that you’re able to keep consistently bringing in business for the firm.

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  • How to Dramatically Improve Your Mechanical Estimating Process

    How to Dramatically Improve Your Mechanical Estimating Process

    Most mechanical estimators working in construction today are forced to complete as many as eight estimates for every one job your firm wins. Discover how you can improve your bidding process.

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  • Structuring Estimates to Reduce Risk

    Structuring Estimates to Reduce Risk

    The way you use estimate structures can have a big impact on risk within your business.

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  • Do You Manage Last-Minute Estimating Changes Effectively?

    Do You Manage Last-Minute Estimating Changes Effectively?

    Last minute changes, or those made in a hurry, are inherently a risk to your business. Do you manage your last-minute changes effectively or could you do more?

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  • Managing Change Orders is Critical to Your Success

    Managing Change Orders is Critical to Your Success

    The importance of managing change orders is a subject that cannot be stressed enough. Estimating a job properly is very important, but managing a project and properly documenting changes is critical.

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  • Improving Change Order Approval and Acceptance

    Improving Change Order Approval and Acceptance

    Contractors struggle with submitting and receiving prompt payment on change orders, impacting project profitability. Could updated standards solve the issue?

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  • Video: 7 Pitfalls of Creating Estimates in Spreadsheets1:23

    Video: 7 Pitfalls of Creating Estimates in Spreadsheets

    For more information on how to avoid the key mistakes made by contractors tendering for work, download our white paper: hthttp://constructible.trimble.com/flipbooks/7-pitfalls-of-estimating-in-spreads

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  • Is Your Business Suffering from an Estimating Skill Shortage?

    Is Your Business Suffering from an Estimating Skill Shortage?

    Is your potential profitability being undermined? In these challenging times, with tight margins, getting your estimate right is absolutely essential to your business.  

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  • Estimating: Do you Play to Your Strengths?

    Estimating: Do you Play to Your Strengths?

    You and your team members are likely to be very experienced in some areas, and less so in others. The area an individual has the least expertise in will generally be the area they make the most error.

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  • How to Estimate Electrical Work

    How to Estimate Electrical Work

    Knowing how to estimate electrical work so you do not short change yourself takes a little preparation. To ensure you are properly estimating a job, take these steps and tips into consideration.

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  • Reducing Risk in Estimating

    Reducing Risk in Estimating

    Estimating practices are full of risk – errors during the take-off process, incorrect labor productivity factoring, material pricing errors, change orders and more. Learn how you can reduce risks.

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  • Infographic: How to Prepare a Profitable Bid/Build Estimate

    Infographic: How to Prepare a Profitable Bid/Build Estimate

    A robust estimating process can not only safeguard your estimates and reduce the risk of errors but can lead the way to more profitable jobs.

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  • Winning & Running Jobs

    Winning & Running Jobs

    One of the major benefits of sharing information quickly is that businesses are able to streamline everyday processes and give a real boost to efficiency and profitability.

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  • Estimating 101: How to Manage Change Orders and Make a Profit

    Estimating 101: How to Manage Change Orders and Make a Profit

    It’s no mystery to trade contractors that submitting Change Orders can be a significant challenge and can negatively impact your profitability, learn how a standardized solution can help.

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  • 7 Pitfalls of Creating Estimates in Spreadsheets

    7 Pitfalls of Creating Estimates in Spreadsheets

    Avoid the key estimating mistakes made by contractors tendering for work!

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