Adam Cooper featured on The Competitive Contractor Podcast

Listen Now In this episode of The Competitive Contractor Podcast, Hosted by Shivendra Kumar, Adam discusses the topic of incentives in the construction industry. Incentives and paying staff for...

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Acceleration Change Orders

I recently received an email from a friend at a large industrial general contracting firm asking for assistance reviewing and evaluating an electrical subcontractor’s change order for Acceleration...

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Adam Cooper featured on Unstoppable Talk Podcast

The latest episode of Unstoppable Talkhosted by Sam Schutte, features our very own Adam Cooper. The discussion centered around how Ascent Consulting works with construction companies to make them...

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Construction Downturn Strategies - Part II: Finances

In our first article we reviewed market diversification. In this second installment of our series on Construction Downturn Strategies, we will explore how you, along with help from your CFO or...

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Partnering With Local Suppliers

In the world of electrical contracting, we rely heavily on our suppliers and vendors to support us, but we typically don’t take the time to support them; to help them to help us be successful.

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Change Orders

Change orders are an integral part of every construction project. No amount of design, engineering, planning or scheduling can completely eliminate the potential for construction changes with cost...

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Project Labor – Cost Management

In this article, we are going to explore project labor – the part of every project with the most risk and the least control. Labor cost management is typically what defines a project as a success or...

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Purchasing Methodologies (Centralized vs. Project Level)

This month we will explore a critical facet of every contractor’s business: Purchasing.

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As many electrical contractors are discovering, Pre-fabrication, or ‘Pre-fab’, offers opportunities for material and labor savings by using an assembly line approach to manufacturing and applying it...

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