Person-Hours vs. Time-It-Takes in Solar Estimating

Person-Hours vs. Time-It-Takes in Solar Estimating

How much time does it take?  Often the question an estimator finds themselves pondering.  There is a whole world wrapped into that question.  So today, we are going to unpack that.  I actually pointed to this topic a little in my last solar estimating conversation...
Cost Codes: 8 Effective Strategies

Cost Codes: 8 Effective Strategies

Greetings fellow readers!  Today marks episode 4 of my delving into cost codes series.  This time we are going to talk about strategy.  Cost coding can be a powerful tool, if used right.  They can be a complete waste of time if not.  Take a quick look back at my...
Solar Cost Codes: Gotchas and Gains

Solar Cost Codes: Gotchas and Gains

Last week I found that a search for “what are cost codes,” turns up descriptions from a dozen different types of companies.  So I felt it was time for me to highlight the solar specific aspects of cost codes.  Before we dive deeply into solar cost codes, however,...
Cost Codes Demystified for the Solar Industry

Cost Codes Demystified for the Solar Industry

DIf you do a search for “what are cost codes,” you’ll turn up descriptions from a dozen different companies ranging from accounting software (Oracle and Sage) to construction company blogs.  So I think it’s time for a multiple-part series on cost codes.  Cost codes...