Estimating http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en The 10 Commandments of the Chief Estimator http://ecmweb.com/estimating/10-commandments-chief-estimator <div class="node-body article-body">Any electrical contractor’s opportunity for success begins with the estimating department. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/10-commandments-chief-estimator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/10-commandments-chief-estimator#comments Estimating Silver Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:21:00 +0000 144381 at http://ecmweb.com CSI and CSC Release MasterFormat 2014 Update http://ecmweb.com/estimating/csi-and-csc-release-masterformat-2014-update <div class="node-body article-body">CSI and CSC have released the 2014 updates to MasterFormat, their flagship product used to organize construction documents for commercial, industrial, and institutional building projects in the United States and Canada.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/csi-and-csc-release-masterformat-2014-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/csi-and-csc-release-masterformat-2014-update#comments Estimating Project Delivery News Ops & Maintenance Wed, 28 May 2014 19:29:00 +0000 46971 at http://ecmweb.com Construction Materials Prices Increase Between December and January http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-increase-between-december-and-january <div class="node-body article-body">The producer price index for all construction inputs rose 0.7% between December and January and is now up 1.3% compared to 12 months ago</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-increase-between-december-and-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-increase-between-december-and-january#comments Estimating Contractor Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 27161 at http://ecmweb.com Construction Materials Prices Post Rare Year-Over-Year Dip in July http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-post-rare-year-over-year-dip-july <div class="node-body article-body">Increases in diesel and steel prices since mid-july may renew squeeze on contractors, association warns; officials cCall for prompt passage of funding bills to let taxpayers benefit from lull in price increases</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-post-rare-year-over-year-dip-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-post-rare-year-over-year-dip-july#comments Estimating Contractor Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:29:00 +0000 18391 at http://ecmweb.com Construction Materials Prices Slip for Second Consecutive Month in June http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-slip-second-consecutive-month-june <div class="node-body article-body">The amount contractors pay for a range of key construction materials decreased for the second consecutive month in June and inched up by just 0.5% from a year earlier, according to an analysis of producer price index figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-slip-second-consecutive-month-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-slip-second-consecutive-month-june#comments Estimating Contractor Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:59:00 +0000 17321 at http://ecmweb.com Construction Materials Prices Drop in May http://ecmweb.com/estimating/construction-materials-prices-drop-may <div class="node-body article-body">The amount contractors pay for a range of key construction materials edged down 0.3% in May and climbed by only 2.3% from a year earlier, according to an analysis of producer price index figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Meanwhile, the amount contractors charge to construct projects remained largely flat for the month and is up only between 3.1% and 4.3% for the year.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/construction-materials-prices-drop-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/construction-materials-prices-drop-may#comments Business Management Estimating Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:39:00 +0000 16301 at http://ecmweb.com Reed Construction Data Reports Construction Materials Prices Rise Moderately in April http://ecmweb.com/contractor/reed-construction-data-reports-construction-materials-prices-rise-moderately-april <div class="node-body article-body">Using data from the U.S. Bureua of Labor Statistics, Reed Construction Data reports on materials prices in April. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/reed-construction-data-reports-construction-materials-prices-rise-moderately-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/reed-construction-data-reports-construction-materials-prices-rise-moderately-april#comments Business Management Estimating Contractor Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:19:00 +0000 16091 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 12 http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-estimating-process-part-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> Final steps in wrapping up your bid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Final steps in wrapping up your bid</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-estimating-process-part-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-estimating-process-part-12#comments Basics Estimating content Contractor Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:27:00 +0000 8203 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 11 of 12 http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-11-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> Submitting your bid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Submitting your bid</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-11-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-11-12#comments Basics Estimating Contractor Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:32:00 +0000 12260 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 10 of 12 http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-10-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> Preparing your proposal letter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Preparing your proposal letter</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-10-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-10-12#comments Basics Estimating Contractor Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:53:00 +0000 5070 at http://ecmweb.com