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Understanding Man-Hours Every proper electrical estimate must include the time that it will take to install all of the material.
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Note: As shown in the example above, I suggest scaling each feeder and recording the distance on the one line
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Next, look to see if you have access to the HVAC equipment schedule to determine what kind of units will
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The feeders can be fast and easy to record, but this is also where the big money is, so spend
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Note: Read the specifications and determine what type of raceway and fittings that you will be using. Record the type
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Creating your assembly Now that you have the quantities recorded, it is time to create an assembly. This terminology is
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Switch Takeoff The next step in the natural progression of the estimate would be to count the devices. We start
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M=Moderate—Recessed lights installed in a lay in ceiling 9’ tall or less. C. D=Difficult—Bay fixture installed off a lift. D.
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Lighting Takeoff We suggest that you perform the lighting takeoff first. It is often the first page of the drawings
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