More Free Time – Part Two – One-Click Estimate Email

This will be a multi-post blog talking about the speed and easy features that Electric Ease has built into its system to help give you more free time!  We will go in-depth talking about the different SPEEDTM features that can be easily applied while you are completing your estimating and management processes.  Features that we’ll cover include: SPEEDTM – our …

More Free Time – Part One – SPEED

Electrical Estimating Software - Electric Ease

This will be a multi-post blog talking about the speed and easy features that Electric Ease has built into its system to help give you more free time!  We will go in-depth talking about the different SPEEDTM features that can be easily applied while you are completing your estimating and management processes.  Features that we’ll cover include: SPEEDTM – our …

New Technology in Construction – Part Three: Web-Based Estimating Software

Last year Google reported that for the first time, there had been more searches completed using mobile devices compared to traditional computing platforms.  As our society becomes more mobile your company will need to keep up with that mobility.  Web-based electrical estimating software like Electric Ease (www.electric-ease.com) will help your office become mobile by allowing your employees in the field …

New Technology in Construction – Part Two: Tools

What new technology can you use for your contracting business?  What will be here for years to come?  What questions do you ask?  What tools do you buy?  Lets take a look at some of today’s technology and how to approach and implement it into your business plan. Tools: Do you remember your first cordless tool kit?  Huge batteries that did …

New Technology in Construction – Part One: Lighting

What new technology can you use for your contracting business?  What will be here for years to come?  What questions do you ask?  What tools do you buy?  Lets take a look at some of today’s technology and how to approach and implement it into your business plan. Lighting: It seems like every year some new color, style, shape or version …

Employee Scheduling – Using the Dashboard & Free Mobile App

We all know that how organized your employee schedule is can be the key difference between showing a profit or loss at the end of a job.  Many hours are lost to the profit gods as we chase employees around locations or try to quickly re-assign them when job changes are made on the fly.  Getting a grip on employee …

Making Electric Ease Electrical Estimating Software Work for You

The biggest and most powerful feature of Electric Ease is the quietest feature we have. What is that feature? That feature is that this electrical estimating software was built to work for YOU!  Yes you, the one reading this right now.  How, you ask?  Our electrical job management system does not care how many employees you have, how much you …

Organization

Let’s face it, being organized isn’t easy. It takes planning, design, a system and work…. a lot of work. We work to have an organized shop, organized work vehicles and an organized job site. But what about the office? What about on bid day? Days with multiple service calls? Days when an employee calls in sick? Are you organized and …

The Supply House Vortex

Have you ever noticed that when you walk into the counter at an electrical supply house there are always one or two electricians sitting at the counter sipping coffee, eating a doughnut and chatting with your competition?? Do you ever think about your electricians doing the exact same thing? Your van is sitting outside running to keep warm or cool …

Communication Breakdown

We’ve all been there…the he said she said battle. You take your time to meet a homeowner or general contractor, take notes, look over plans, take photos and make your suggestions – only to have a massive communication breakdown that costs you time and money. One issue with electrical estimating software is the lack of ability to communicate with anyone …