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Why and how electrical contractors should build their networks

Many electrical contractors rely heavily on referrals, but you’ve got to maintain your networks to get them. Here are some tips for building great connections:

How BIM is impacting the construction industry

BIM has been mandatory for UK government contracts for a couple of years now. Here’s how it’s impacting the construction industry.

Why should your clients switch to LED lighting?

Why should your clients make the switch to LED lighting? We’re looking at some of the proven benefits:

How to get good testimonials from electrical clients

Have you gathered good testimonials from electrical clients? This is a great strategy for bringing in more business – here’s how to go about it:

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: