Size: There are ten possible sizes for EMT, select
from the drop down menu.
Fitting Type: The program is structured to allow the choice
of fittings, either steel or die cast; set screw or compression.
Selection may be made from the drop down menu.
Runs: The program is set up to do multiple runs such
as parallel feeds. The program places two connectors in each
Length: The length can be any reasonable number and should
be a multiple of ten.
Labor: This is the rate paid for productive labor including
burden for taxes and insurance. Labor rates are industry standard
rates. Labor to install conduit can vary widely based on installation
conditions such as height, skill level and overtime. The units
used are VERY aggressive for a large productive contractor
in a competitive bid situation. Additional rates are provided
for nominal and inefficient conditions.
Labor Effectiveness: Select AGGRESSIVE, AVERAGE or COMPLEX from the
drop down menu.
Supervision: A generally accepted industry practice is to
estimate one hour of supervision for each ten hours of productive
labor. The wage rate is for supervision labor plus burden for
taxes and insurance. The rate can be factored up or down to
provide additional or reduced supervision. The rate may be
set to zero to eliminate supervision from the calculation.
Sales Tax: Sales tax is included on material only. It may
be adjusted to any reasonable percentage or eliminated by setting
the number to zero.