Suderman Estimating Blog

Updated Labour Manual – Special offer

November 15, 2022

It has been a busy summer at Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. We’ve been working behind the scene on updating our electrical estimating courses, developing new courses (including one using Imperial measurements), teaching and updating the Suderman Labour Manual. We’ve added…

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Online or In person?

October 25, 2022

As a result of Covid-19 Suderman Estimating had to change our course presentation to an online format. As things have opened up we are once again offering in person courses but due to demand we still over our courses online.…

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New Course Dates

August 4, 2022

We’ve added more online courses for the fall and winter. 8.5-hour days, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST Course 1 September 13th and 14th, Course 2 September 28th and 29th   Course 1 October 19th and 20th, Course 2 November…

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Want to know where you stand on project pricing and service calls?

July 14, 2022

Electrical Business Magazine has been doing a national survey of electrical contractors for several years. We’ve found the information useful in the courses we teach and the services we provide. The survey results will be published in August. Jump online,…

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High Demand for Electrical Estimators

June 29, 2022

It looks like electrical construction is booming. I see job postings for Electrical Estimators almost everyday. Many days there are several postings throughout the day. The shortage of Electrical Estimators is affecting the profit and production of electrical contractors across…

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Two More Course 2s Completed…

April 28, 2022

It’s been a busy week. We taught a 2 day 8.5 hours per day course out west and a 4 day 4.25 hours per day course based in Ontario. We had people from British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba on the…

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You can smell the smoke…

April 22, 2022

Course 2 for the ECAO in Etobicoke went well. Looking at the intensity of these guys working… you can smell the smoke from the thinking. On every course we teach we conduct a survey at the end of the course.…

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Back in Class!

April 7, 2022

It has been a busy few weeks at Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. We taught our first in-person Course 1 since March 14th 2020 on March 23rd and 24th 2022. Here are a few of the comments from the guys who…

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5 Common Estimating Mistakes

February 16, 2022

We were asked to put together a presentation for EBPowerCon 2022. We decided to walk through 5 common estimating mistakes we’ve seen over the years. Here is the video that was recorded for EBPowerCon 2022.

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New Course!

February 11, 2022

We’ve launched a new course! Experienced Course – for people with estimating experience. Our new course is designed for experienced estimators. Some new assignments, some refresher assignments and like all our courses based on practical real life situations. We developed…

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