The next function of electrical estimating software (after the database, which I covered last month), is having a way for you to enter your takeoff into the estimating system. How do we get items out of the database and into the estimate? That is the job of the user interface.
Many electrical contractors (ECs) view the energy services market as mature with little potential for repeat business. This is especially true for energy conservation and efficiency projects that involve either a particular system component upgrade or an entire system replacement.