Significant changes are expect in the new 18th Edition of the wiring regulation which a due to be realised the 1st of July. Cut off point, installations designed after 31st December 2018 will have to comply with BS7671:2018. What expected? To follow later on.
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I was recently contacted by a contractor enquiring about electrical estimating a project for them, they told me it was for some houses and flats, they wanted to know how much it was going to cost, at this point I hadn’t even seen any information. I asked what is… Read more »
Regular readers of our newsletters will know we teamed up with Geraldine Fleming to bring you useful in-depth knowledge We have covered; Newsletters 1 -10 I would like to receive Tender Topics 1-10 Newsletter Topic Comments 1 Like it or Lump it Can your customer chop and change your scope of work once your… Read more »
ECA responds to Brexit What should you put in your tender letter to off set the risk?
On the cusp of a major referendum to decide if we remain or leave the EU have you considered how it may affect your business when undertaking your Mechanical or Electrical Estimating? If we vote to leave we could see major currency fluctuations in sterling, this could mean that goods to be purchased or delivered may… Read more »
During the course of electrical estimating we have noticed there seems to be overkill these days in consultants specifications for what they require for handover, are use the word THEY, because these are standard general specification clauses that are in the consultants standard speciation’s without thought or consideration to what the client might need or… Read more »
UK Estimating Support’s Amanda Johnson and her friend Sam Newey and many other women are taking part in a very challenging journey across 450Km Vietnam to Cambodia to raise funds for , this follows on their successful Christmas fund raiser when they managed to raise £13,000 over two Charity ball evening events at Read more… Read more »
It’s not surprising that salaries are rising for estimators. It’s simply supply and demand. estimators salaries hit £100,000 mark
“As I hurtled through space, one through kept crossing my mind; every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.” Wow, this is a powerful quote and brought to my attention by Ian Graham on LinkedIn recently. To me this illustrates the difference between those procuring a service or goods and the user… Read more »
We have recently completed an electrical estimate for an office block toilet refurbishment project where shower circuits were being added and the lighting was being altered. The drawing called for 50A SP MCB and SWA supply, but didn’t mention that an RCBO should be fitted. BS 7671 :Reg 701.411.3.3 requires CIRCUITS FOR OR… Read more »