In the Ballpark

Hughes, Michael
February 2007
EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Feb2007, Vol. 106 Issue 2, pC10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the application of basic takeoff methods and costing procedures to help contractors on their estimates in the U.S. Takeoff identifies various sections of the estimate, such as lighting and distribution. It includes quantifying sheet notes and indistinct items, and most electrical takeoffs consists of basic sections, such as lighting and equipment circuits. Good estimators follow an orderly process when completing the takeoff to minimize errors and omissions.


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