Estimator

Everything today's Estimators need to know to create easier, faster, and more accurate estimates.

  • From Paper to PC: Why Estimators Are Adopting BIM Technology

    From Paper to PC: Why Estimators Are Adopting BIM Technology

    If you’re one of the pencil and paper estimators, listen up: BIM is more than just a buzzword. There is real-world ROI to BIM technology, and that’s why it’s being embraced by the industry as a whole.

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  • Ways to Understand Labor Costs In Your Estimates

    Ways to Understand Labor Costs In Your Estimates

    Accurate estimating is a must in the construction industry. You need a good way to estimate the costs involved in any project in order put in a realistic bid. But labor costs can make your estimates..

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  • Are Copper Prices Putting Pressure on Estimators?

    Are Copper Prices Putting Pressure on Estimators?

    The full impact of fluctuating copper prices isn’t simple, and many estimators fail to take crucial variables into consideration. The result is more money lost from an already thin profit margin.

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  • How to Find Talented Estimators During the Labor Shortage

    How to Find Talented Estimators During the Labor Shortage

    Many essential roles in construction don’t physically involve getting your hands dirty. In addition to skilled labor, estimators are becoming harder to find during the labor shortage.

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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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  • Are Easier and Faster Job Submittals Always Better?

    Are Easier and Faster Job Submittals Always Better?

    If you’re responsible for creating job submittals for your firm, you’ll agree they’re time-consuming and labor-intensive. Most firms invest 5-7 hours of work into each complete binder that ships out.

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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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  • 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 Master the Takeoff In Construction Estimating

    How to Master the Takeoff In Construction Estimating

    Takeoff in construction — or material takeoff (MTO) — is an essential part of the estimating process. Before an estimator can bid for a project, they need to know the types and quantities of materials

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  • “BIM Doesn’t Affect Me.” The Truth about BIM and Estimating

    “BIM Doesn’t Affect Me.” The Truth about BIM and Estimating

    How can BIM help estimators cost a project more effectively and accurately, and how can they improve the information they pass on both to the client and to colleagues? Read on to find out.

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  • Estimating and Bidding Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make: Part 1

    Estimating and Bidding Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make: Part 1

    This is Part 1 of a two-part series on common estimating and bidding mistakes. In Part 1, Don Kiper takes us through estimating mistakes that you could be making.

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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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  • How to Add Value to Your Cost Estimates with Value Engineering

    How to Add Value to Your Cost Estimates with Value Engineering

    For today’s estimators, value engineering shouldn’t just be a requirement – it should be a priority. Download our latest guide to discover how you can add value to your cost estimates.

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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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  • 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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