Suderman Estimating Blog

Learn Electrical Estimating Essentials:

January 5, 2024

In the fast paced and highly competitive world of electrical contracting, accuracy and efficiency in estimating are the foundation of success. To give professional electrical contractors the skills needed to be competitive in this of the industry, we are thrilled…

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When is the best time to take an electrical estimating course?

November 3, 2023

The best time to take an electrical estimating course depends on your situation and goals. Here are a few situations that show when the timing is right to take an electrical estimating course from Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. 1. Early…

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Well done!

October 27, 2023

Had a great time teaching this group in Ottawa on October 23rd and 24th. They worked hard and came away with a firm grasp of electrical estimating. The most common comment is the feedback was the job closing conversation. As…

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Next Online Course…

October 20, 2023

Our next online Course 1 is October 30th, 31st, November 1st and 2nd. We will run from 9:00AM to 1:15PM each day. The content is the same as our full day courses. Course 1 is $1090.00 plus tax Estimating Fundamentals…

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September 14, 2023

We are running a Course 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. EST on October 30th, 31st, November 1st and 2nd. The corresponding Course 2 runs the same hours on November 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th. You can register directly…

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Did you make time in your fall plans for an electrical estimating course…

August 1, 2023

Accurate electrical estimating is more than just counting items, measuring wires and conduit and getting material pricing. Accurate electrical estimating includes understanding the job schedule, start dates and completion dates, the size and height of the building, non-productive labour, lost…

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Online Electrical Estimating Course

April 20, 2023

It has been a very busy few weeks at Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. We finished Online Electrical Estimating Course 1 on April 12th and 13th and then another two Online Electrical Estimating Course 1 classes on April 18th and 19th.…

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Thinking about Electrical Estimating Software?

March 20, 2023

Small and midsize Electrical Contractor’s today fill many roles… manager, business development, purchasing, installations, human resources, scheduling and estimating to name a few. At Suderman EStimating Systems Inc. we often get asked about electrical estimating software. Here is an article…

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Electrical Estimating Course … in a Classroom

March 16, 2023

We are teaching in a classroom in Cambridge! Course 1 March 28th and 29th.Course 2 April 25th and 26th. Address: 45 Commerce Ct, Cambridge, ON N3C 4P7We will run from 8:00 to 4:30 each day. Lunch and refreshments will be…

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What keeps you awake at night?

February 23, 2023

The past few years have been hard on electrical contractors, electrical estimators and the entire construction industry. Let’s face it, we’ve been hit with material shortgages, skilled labour shortages, increased non-productive labour, under bidding by other companies, material cost increases,…

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