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Electrical Bid Manager™

Takeoff modules (# of built-in modules)131317
Ability to link with PlanSwift*
Ability to link with On-Screen Takeoff*
Takeoff breakdown levels555
Wire types available with each conduit/wire takeoff777
Conduit wire-fill warnings
Customized default takeoff settings for speedier takeoffs
Job notes attached to each takeoff
'On the Fly' material price and labor adjustment
Labor column selection can be unique for each item
Labor column wizard creates 3 new labor columns
Residential Takeoff Module
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Advanced substitution
Undo button for rolling back changes
Change labor columns of individual items
Copy items, phases, sections from one to another
Copy part or all of one job to another
Display item prices and labor hours
Sort the audit trail
Filter the audit trail
Real-time extended material & labor totals
Change labor columns for individual items
Make real-time changes in Audit Trail
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Bid AnalysisSTANDARD
Allows user to review and modify totals.
Save bid summaries for each breakout.
Links to original job and manages different pricing and labor rates associated with change orders versus standard bids.
Use a percentage to cover misc. job expenses as opposed to entering specific costs.
Create custom reports using Excel.
Advanced user-access management.
Simultaneous entries by more than one user.
Use a percentage for supervising, setup time, driving time, etc.
Flexible overhead calculations based on company preferences.
Manage supplier quotes for fixtures, switch gear, etc. can be entered as lump sum or per item for up to 6 suppliers.
Maintains material price integrity for each estimate.
Flags unpriced items for review.
Streamline communication with suppliers for pricing for specific materials.
List jobs by estimator.
Open and work in more than one job at same time.
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Database includes 'specialty' databases136
Includes VDV and demolition specialty databases.
Includes residential specialty database.
Includes pole line, high voltage and fire alarm specialty databases
Over 20,000 standard electrical and low voltage items with access to 1.8 million items with current pricing from EPIC
Labor columns666
Labor column creation
Daily commodity price updates (requires EPIC DUO)
Links to EPIC catalog of 1.8 million material items.
Unlimited number of items in assemblies
Easily customize/create assemblies on-the-fly
NECA labor column for change orders
Edit entire database in a spreadsheet layout
Add/remove item selections available in takeoff modules
Personal favorite items database for each user
Netpricer compatibility
Export item database or job to spreadsheet
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* PlanSwift and On-Screen Takeoff can be purchased through Vision InfoSoft with extra electrical estimating tools. Please contact our sales department to learn more. (800) 258-7752 (then dial 1, 4) or email