Electrical

Everything related to construction productivity in the field/productivity on the job site.

  • How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    A BIM model enriched with specific data provides great value throughout the entire building lifecycle. This can result in a great amount of usable information. But how do you manage all of it?

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  • Top 10 Construction Jobs for 2018, Ranked

    Top 10 Construction Jobs for 2018, Ranked

    Skilled construction workers are needed like never before— and with the resource shortage across the globe, there is no better time to consider construction jobs. Here are the top 10 construction jobs

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  • 3 Simple Ways to Save Over 70% on Your Submittals

    3 Simple Ways to Save Over 70% on Your Submittals

    Some construction firms require estimators, project managers, or administrative assistant to add job submittals to their workload. Here is how you can save time (and money) on your submittal process.

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  • You’re Burning Money Every Month on Job Submittals

    You’re Burning Money Every Month on Job Submittals

    Most construction firms could save over 70% of the time and money they invest into job submittals by making just a few small changes to the tools and processes they use to put packages together.

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  • 10 BIM Trends in the MEP Industry for 2018

    10 BIM Trends in the MEP Industry for 2018

    Thinking about adding BIM (Building Information Modeling) to your process? Here are the top 10 BIM trends to watch in the MEP industry this year.

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  • The Evolution of the Job Submittal

    The Evolution of the Job Submittal

    Many construction processes haven't evolved as much as others. The job submittal is one of them. If you're a project manager or administrative assistant in charge of submittals, this is for you.

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  • What Is a Point Cloud?

    What Is a Point Cloud?

    If you're taking a 3D laser scan of a site’s as-is condition and creating a 3D CAD model to estimate, detail, or renovate MEP projects, you might wonder what a point cloud is.

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  • No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit.

    No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit.

    In this interview, Detailer Adam Jeninga discusses his award-winning BIM project. Rest assured, no detailer is detailing this much conduit.

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  • How to Manage MEP Content for Constructible Models

    How to Manage MEP Content for Constructible Models

    With BIM on the rise, there has never been a better time to learn how to manage MEP content for your constructible models.

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  • BIM Content Is Everything

    BIM Content Is Everything

    Content. It is essential for BIM projects. If you've ever wondered "what is BIM content and how do I use it?" this is for you. BIM content is everything.

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  • What Is Value Engineering In Cost Estimating?

    What Is Value Engineering In Cost Estimating?

    Value engineering is one of the most commonly misunderstood processes in the world of cost estimating. Learn how you can utilize value engineering for every stage of your construction project.

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  • The Importance of NEC Compliance Part Two: for Detailers and Designers

    The Importance of NEC Compliance Part Two: for Detailers and Designers

    Designers and detailers working with a client on plans and estimates, as well as detailers who finalize 2D or 3D models, should understand NEC compliance. Otherwise, it could be costly.

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  • 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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  • Five Famous People Who Used To Be Electricians

    Five Famous People Who Used To Be Electricians

    Working as an electrician has always been a popular choice of career. You learn a skilled trade and the work is varied, rewarding and frequently challenging. However, not everyone who trains as an ele

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  • Five Key Things Electrical Wholesalers Need to Know

    Five Key Things Electrical Wholesalers Need to Know

    Electrical wholesaling, like distribution and retailing in every sector, is about buying, stocking, selling and delivering products. So it stands to reason that the product data in your computer syst

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  • Estimating Software Implementation – What's the "Best" Way?

    Estimating Software Implementation – What's the "Best" Way?

    John Duggan, estimation software guru and electrical estimating specialist shares six principles to successful estimating software implementation.

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  • 5 Ways to Reduce Errors in Electrical Design

    5 Ways to Reduce Errors in Electrical Design

    Errors in Electrical Design increase the liabilities your business faces and can be costly in both financial terms and also in lost time and lost future contracts. Most contractors have made a sizeab

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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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  • How to Prepare a Profitable Bid/Build Estimate [INFOGRAPHIC]

    How to Prepare a Profitable Bid/Build Estimate [INFOGRAPHIC]

    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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  • 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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