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People start businesses everyday. Some people are driven by visions of grandeur or wealth. Others want freedom and flexibility that they perceive comes with owning their own company. Some are simply thrust into the situation without a lot of choice (yes that does happen)! The vast majority of the new electrical contractors are people who

Recently I decided to update DBPEC’s website with a fresh new WordPress theme. Our previous website had served us well over the years, but it was beginning to lose search engine rankings and its age prevented it from being very mobile friendly After seeking advice from someone going through the same process, I selected a

2016 was an interesting year for DBP Electrical Consulting.  The political season ushered in a feeling of optimistic caution among most of the electrical contractors I dealt with. As a whole the year was very similar to 2015 in the USA but I saw a dramatic slowdown north of the border with my clients in

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The CERT (Consulting Estimators Round Table) winter conference was held last week on February 13th in beautiful and warm Scottsdale Arizona. It was a welcome break from the long Colorado winter. Carl Cathcart and his wife Mary was our de facto host and hostess. They took us around and introduced is to some of the

Seasons Greetings from DBP Electrical Consulting! It’s hard to believe that 2014 is all but a memory. Overall DBP Electrical Consulting had a great year! There were some bumps along the way but in the end we finished with five straight years of growth. Through the year we worked on projects all over the United

In the ever changing construction industry there are many challenges and in the estimating field it is no different.  In December 2012 I embarked on a new career path as an electrical estimator.  Listed below are some of the challenges that I have faced in the last few years and continue to face on an