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Low-Voltage Wiring and Estimating Solutions

Low-voltage wiring refers to electrical wiring that carries less than 50 volts. In commercial construction, projects requiring low-voltage wiring involve low-power devices such as security cameras, intercoms, thermostats, and other electronic systems. Low-voltage wiring is typically installed during the initial stages of construction and is often referred to as “structured wiring.” It includes various components such as cables, connectors, outlets,

The Definitive Construction Estimating Glossary

The world of estimating (the process of calculating the costs of labor and materials to generate a bid) is filled with technicalities, acronyms, and jargon galore. To help, we’ve put together a Definitive Construction Estimating Glossary to make things a little less complicated. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q

Benefits of McCormick Hosted

McCormick Hosted is the cloud-based — sometimes referred to as SaaS — version of McCormick Estimating that offers many benefits over a traditional, on-premise installation. Accessible from anywhere with an Internet connection, McCormick Hosted offers increased security benefits, like automatic updates and backups, without requiring you to buy or maintain your own servers. If you’ve ever wondered exactly what you

The Importance of SaaS for Electrical Contractors

It’s no secret that cyberattacks have become more prevalent across all industries over the last few years. According to the 2021 Global Digital Trust Insights Survey, ransomware attacks tripled in 2020 — after already doubling from 2018 to 2019. And this trend is predicted to continue as companies move to digital business models. Due to the overall nature of construction