Life’s on the up at the moment…all of your electricians are fully employed and your forward pipeline of work is stretching out ahead of you further than you’ve seen for years. Things just couldn’t be better, but then a bid inquiry lands from a general contractor that you just can’t ignore. It’s a company that’s given you a lot of work in the past and you want to do more work with them in the future. You just can’t afford to upset them, so what do you do?
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There's a heck of a lot involved in estimating construction projects. If anyone needs a dramatic case-in-point, there's a 9-building retail center near Tucson - the Tucson Premium Outlets in Marana, Arizona - to remind everyone of what can happen.
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Many electrical contractors are finding that adopting lean construction techniques allows them to estimate costs more accurately. As a result, 40 percent of electrical contractors now consider prefabrication and modular construction a core part of their strategic initiatives, while 82 percent of contractors use building information modeling (BIM) in some form and expect their BIM use to increase by 50 percent over the next two years.
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IEC National is pleased to welcome Electrical Enlightenment to the association as a Bronze Industry Partner. Electrical Enlightenment is a provider of electrical estimating services for residential, commercial, industrial, technology, and utility electrical construction.
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