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The 5 ways to choose the perfect electronic counter
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The 5 ways to choose the perfect electronic counter

If you use your fingers (and toes) to count, then your digits and your brain are a rudimentary 'counter'.  Bottle it in a handy digital device for automated industrial and commercial processes, and there's your definition of an electronic counter right there. You can buy an electronic counter at any reputable supplier like RS Components. To get a little more scientific, a counter is a mechanical or digital form of what's known as a logic device, and typically consists of a simple input line with a number of output lines adhering to the binary number system.  The counter itself can have either a single (ie. one-directional counting) or multi function, and typically resembles either the mechanical-type meter we're all familiar with, or the sort of digital device that often appears in a fi...
Importance of accuracy when cost estimating a building
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Importance of accuracy when cost estimating a building

If you are a small or medium sized builder than you will understand how difficult it is to find the time to produce a detailed, accurate building cost estimate. You most likely try to find time at night, sitting at your kitchen table, trying to throw numbers together while waiting for product prices and subcontractor quotes. In the end, you do your best and hope that you come up with an estimate that the customer is happy with but doesn’t cut into your profits too much. However, creating an accurate cost estimate for a building is far too important. Let’s look at why and how software can help. Money Unless you are one of the lucky few, for whom money is no matter, then you could find that just two or three bad estimates can send your building business bankrupt. An inaccurate takeoff ...