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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.

Bidding for an electrical contract? 6 ways to make a good impression

Impression management is vitally important for winning electrical contracts. Here are six ways you can create a good impression when bidding:

How cloud software is enabling remote electrical teamwork

The work landscape has shifted for electrical businesses, with many functions enabled through cloud software. Here’s how remote work is made possible:

Case study: How KNI uses Countfire to go from tendering to installation

It’s always great to know how others are using Countfire – we had a chat with Mark Tumilson of KNI, to find out how they go from tendering to installation.

6 Reasons automated take-off software can boost project success

Automated take-off software can be a true game-changer for your electrical projects. Here’s how:

The electrical contractor’s guide to e-tendering

E-tendering has become more common in the UK electrical contracting landscape. Here’s what it’s all about:

Is sustainability a priority? How a paperless solution can help

Sustainability is more than just a trend, it’s become an expectation for businesses. Here’s how a paperless solution can help:

Managing the Fallout of Estimate Mistakes

Hopefully it doesn’t happen to you often, but sometimes, estimating mistakes happen. Here’s how to manage the fallout:

7 Steps for submitting a Request for Information (RFI)

Submitting a request for information is a core task in the tender process – here’s how to get the best results: