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Electrical Estimating Services

Sparking Efficiency, Igniting Precision

Welcome to Build an Estimate, A place where we go beyond the normal by defining excellence within electrical estimating services. Our commitment to precision, reliability, and attention to detail makes us stand out in the industry. From small private homes to massive industrial complexes, we customize our wide range of electrical estimation solutions to satisfy the unique requirements of each project.

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Detailed Electrical Estimating Services:

Our wide range of electrical estimating services proves our commitment to meet the unique needs of your project. Beyond the basic labor and material takeoffs, we explore the complexities of budgeting, design, and value engineering. Based on industry expertise and proficiency in cutting-edge software for electrical takeoffs such as ConEst, Planswift, Accubid, and Bluebeam. Our services are guaranteed to provide not just accuracy but also effectiveness.

The key to choosing Build an Estimate means choosing an organization that exceeds your expectations, providing high-quality and professional electrical estimation services tailored to your project's specific requirements.

Our Comprehensive Electrical Takeoff Sheets:

Recognizing that every project has particular complexities. Our electronic takeoff sheet is carefully separated into sections according to the project's scope. Starting from lighting fixtures and electrical fixtures to Switches. Our meticulous procedure ensures that every element is identified with the utmost accuracy.

The key to choosing Build an Estimate means choosing an organization that exceeds your expectations, providing high-quality and professional electrical estimation services tailored to your project's specific requirements.

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Residential Electrical Estimating Services Made Simple Making homes with precision

The residential projects need a careful touch, and our knowledgeable team can provide the right care. We take care of everything regarding improvements or additions or even the construction of a new structure. Our estimation method is thorough and includes components such as electric transmission lines, power meters and switches, appliances, lighting, and many more. Through Build an Estimate, your home projects are evaluated with incredible precision.

Efficient Commercial Electrical Estimating: Navigating Challenges, Ensuring Success

Commercial electrical projects face particular challenges, and we know the pressures of budgets and deadlines. Our focus is on accurate estimates for commercial projects of all kinds. Our experienced estimators can handle everything from lighting fixtures to automated systems. From airports to offices, we've got your commercial projects completed.

Our team takes pride in taking off the following systems for commercial electrical estimating:

  • Commercial Communications Cabling Systems
  • Wiring for HVAC systems
  • Commercial Walk-in Freezers & Chiller Systems
  • Emergency & Alarm systems
  • Standby Power Generating Systems
  • Access Control & Telecommunication systems
  • Low voltage distribution systems
  • Computer/data processing systems
  • Electronic door readers
  • Solar Power Systems
  • Geothermal Systems
  • Temperature controls

Expertized Estimating of Electricity for Industries with precision

In the world of industrial electrical estimating, Building an Estimate is a standout. With more than 15 years of expertise working on projects involving power production, food and beverages manufacturing, food & beverages, and many other areas. Our industrial estimating services encompass various technologies, including Instrumentation and control, Power Distribution, Wind Energy, and Turnkey Integrated Systems. Rely on us for precise and accurate cost estimates for any industrial venture.

Low Voltage Systems Estimating: Navigating the Intricacies of Precision

Estimating low-voltage systems takes expertise, and our team is equipped with the expertise. We can provide precise estimates for various systems operating at low voltage for security sensors, fire alarms, and more. We can help you assess your low-voltage systems with the required accuracy. We offer estimating services for the following systems:

  • Telephone
  • Network Data
  • Audio & Visual
  • Access Control
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Thermostats
  • Intercom
  • Doorbells
  • Security Sensors
  • Wireless Clocks
  • Nurse Call
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Suppression
  • Garage Door Openers
  • Landscape Lighting
  • CCTV Surveillance
  • Structured Cabling
  • Wireless Connectivity

Expert Electrical Estimators

Looking for a reliable electrical estimator? Build an Estimate is an expert who is equipped with the latest estimation software. Our independent approach assures impartial assessments, allowing you to succeed in more projects. Work with us to improve projects, project budgeting, and overall effectiveness.

Setting Electrical Work Budgets per Square Foot

Determining an amount for electric work by square footage can be simple with our expert estimators. We consider all equipment, components, and costs based on location to give accurate estimates of costs for commercial, residential, or industrial work.

Electric Design Build CAD Drafting Transforming visions into precision plans.

Our CAD drawing services assist customers with complete as-built design-build, design, and design assistance. Utilizing AutoCAD Revit MEP and VISIO, Our design experts make precise floor plans and drafts according to specifications. We are the experts to trust for MEP drafts in CAD that meet the most stringent standards.

Our Range of Services:

  • Estimates of electric costs: For commercial, residential, and industrial buildings, our comprehensive estimates cover every aspect of the building process, from labor to materials, to guarantee transparency and precision.
  • Electrical Material Takeoffs: We carefully determine the materials needed to complete your project, ensuring accurate pricing and ordering.
  • Electricity cost per square foot: It tailors expenses to the project's size and nature. We provide precise square feet cost estimations.
  • Cost management for electric projects: Our services go beyond estimates, covering cost management of projects to provide financial transparency.
  • Electrical CAD drawing services: Accuracy in design is essential. Our CAD drafting services ensure precise drawings and designs.
  • Value engineering: we provide an approach to maximizing costs without sacrificing quality, increasing potential value for your venture.
  • Submission of bids and preparation of bids: Our services are comprehensive and comprise the preparation of and submission to competitive bidding.

Our Diverse Clients

  • General Contractors
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Low Voltage Contractors
  • HVAC Contractors
  • EPC Contractors
  • Instrumentation Contractors
  • Electricians & Electrical Vendors.

Advantages of Outsourcing to Build an Estimate: Ensuring Project Success

Outsourcing your electrical estimates to build an estimate offers numerous benefits:

  • Get detailed and precise estimates and marked-up drawings for quick review and editing.
  • Experience quick turnaround times and receive timely estimate delivery to meet the bidding date.
  • Save money by paying affordable rates and utilizing Our services when needed.
  • Complete bidding assistance that includes electrical contractor marketing as well as development of project leads.
  • Access to 24/7 support at all hours and dates for bids.

Our Estimation Process:

At Build an Estimate, we follow an extensive approach to estimate your project:

  • Check Plans and Specifications for Review: We meticulously examine the plans, technical specifications, and project details supplied by you.
  • On-Screen Takeoff: Using the latest software, such as Planswift, we perform an on-screen takeoff to assess and quantify every electrical component.
  • Organise Information: Estimators organize data into easy-to-read Excel sheets, classified by system or phase code.
  • Prices Determination: We depend on the most current and accurate costs from RSMeans and reliable wholesalers to establish pricing. Additionally, we can utilize your supplier's quotations.
  • Labor Cost Calculation: Calculating the man-hours required for each item guarantees the accuracy of the cost of labor.
  • Quality Assurance: Our lead estimator will review the estimate to ensure quality, including overheads and profit per your specifications.

How to Start by Creating an Estimate:

  • 1Send Your Drawing Plans to Us

    Send your drawings in PDF format via the Contact Us page, supplying the complete information.

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  • 2Get a Quote

    You'll receive a quotation upon reviewing the plans and submitting them to us. After accepting the quote, you pay the invoice, and our team will begin developing your plan.
  • 3Get Estimate

    You'll get an entire estimate of the labor and material quantity, along with pricing in Excel or the template you prefer.
Frequently asked questions


1How do I begin using Build An Estimate's electric estimation services?
The process is straightforward. Send us your drawings and get a quote, and our team will begin working on your plan once we accept the quote.
2What are the charges to Build An Estimate's electricity takeoffs and estimates?
Our rates are affordable and tailored to meet your needs specific to your. Contact us for a detailed quote.
3What is included in Build and Estimate's electricity cost estimates?
Our electrical cost estimates contain an extensive breakdown of the material and labor costs, which ensures completeness and transparency.

Overall, Build an Estimate is more than just Electrical Estimating Services. We are your trusted partner to ensure that your project is successful. Our commitment to accuracy efficiency, efficiency, and client satisfaction is never-ending. You can trust us to help you realize your electrical project with a precision that sets the benchmark for the industry.

Work with Build an Estimate for the best electrical estimation services. Our dedication to precision and efficiency is what distinguishes us from other companies. Contact us now to get the benefits of having a trusted source for all your electrical estimation requirements.

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