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Construction Industry ATG Chapter 11 - Contractor Square Foot Costs - Division 9 Electrical

Publication Date - May 2009

NOTE: This guide is current through the publication date. Since changes may have occurred after the publication date that would affect the accuracy of this document, no guarantees are made concerning the technical accuracy after the publication date.

Electric Service:

A common electric service system includes a panel board (including breakers), ground cable with rod and clamp, meter socket, service entrance cable and weather cap. The more common systems are for a 100, 200 and 400 AMP service.

Electric Service

System Description

Labor Hours

Cost Each Materials

Cost Each Installation

Total

100 AMP Service

       

Weather Cap

0.667 $ 13.40 $ 32.00 $ 45.40

Service Entrance Cable

0.762 $ 59.00 $ 36.50 $ 95.50

Meter Socket

2.500 $ 41.00 $ 120.00 $ 161.00

Ground Rod with Clamp

1.455 $ 15.45 $ 69.50 $ 84.95

Ground Cable

0.250 $ 9.65 $ 12.00 $ 21.65

Panel Board (12 Circuit)

6.667 $ 249.00 $ 320.00 $ 569.00

TOTAL

12.301 $ 387.50 $ 590.00 $ 977.50

200 AMP Service

       

Weather Cap

1.000 $ 37.00 $ 48.00 $ 85.00

Service Entrance Cable

1.143 $ 69.00 $ 54.50 $ 123.50

Meter Socket

4.211 $ 61.50 $ 202.00 $ 263.50

Ground Rod with Clamp

1.818 $ 35.50 $ 87.00 $ 122.50

Ground Cable

0.500 $ 19.30 $ 24.00 $ 43.30

3/4" EMT

0.308 $ 5.45 $ 14.75 $ 20.20

Panel Board (24 Circuit)

12.308 $ 570.00 $ 490.00 $ 1,060.00

TOTAL

21.288 $ 797.75 $ 920.25 $ 1,633.00

400 AMP Service

       

Weather Cap

2.963 $ 395.00 $ 142.00 $ 537.00

Service Entrance Cable

5.760 $ 824.40 $ 275.40 $ 1,099.80

Meter Socket

4.211 $ 61.50 $ 202.00 $ 263.50

Ground Rod with Clamp

2.000 $ 95.50 $ 96.00 $ 191.50

3/4" Greenfield

0.485 $ 58.60 $ 23.20 $ 81.80

Current Transformer Cabinet

1.000 $ 11.20 $ 48.00 $ 59.20

Ground Cable

6.154 $ 193.00 $ 295.00 $ 488.00

Panel Board (42 Circuit)

33.333 $ 2,925.00 $ 1,600.00 $ 4,525.00

TOTAL

55.906 $ 4,564.20 $ 2,681.60 $ 5,609.00

Electric Heating:

Reserved.

Wiring Devices:

System Description

Labor Hours

Cost Each Materials

Cost Each Installation

Total

Air Conditioning Receptacles Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

0.800

$25.50

$38.50

$64.00

Using BX Cable

0.964

$36.50

$46.00

$82.50

Using EMT Conduit

1.194

$48.00

$57.00

$105.00

Disposal Wiring Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

0.889

$21.50

$42.50

$64.00

Using BX Cable

1.067

$31.00

$51.00

$82.00

Using EMT Conduit

1.333

$45.00

$64.00

$109.00

Dryer Circuit Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

1.455

$60.00

$69.50

$129.50

Using BX Cable

1.739

$57.00

$83.50

$140.50

Using EMT Conduit

2.162

$63.00

$104.00

$167.00

Duplex Receptacles Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

0.615

$25.50

$29.50

$55.00

Using BX Cable

0.741

$36.50

$35.50

$72.00

Using EMT Conduit

0.920

$48.00

$44.00

$92.00

Exhaust Fan Wiring Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

0.800

$23.00

$38.50

$61.50

Using BX Cable

0.964

$34.50

$46.00

$80.50

Using EMT Conduit

1.194

$45.50

$57.00

$102.50

Furnace Circuit & Switch Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

1.333

$26.50

$64.00

$90.50

Using BX Cable

1.600

$42.00

$76.50

$118.50

Using EMT Conduit

2.000

$48.50

$96.00

$144.50

Ground Fault Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

1.000

$56.00

$48.00

$104.00

Using BX Cable

1.212

$64.50

$58.00

$122.50

Using EMT Conduit

1.481

$84.00

$71.00

$155.00

Heater Circuits Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

1.000

$29.50

$48.00

$77.50

Using BX Cable

1.212

$34.50

$58.00

$92.50

Using EMT Conduit

1.481

$45.00

$71.00

$116.00

Lighting Wiring Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

0.500

$30.00

$24.00

$54.00

Using BX Cable

0.602

$35.50

$29.00

$64.50

Using EMT Conduit

0.748

$43.50

$36.00

$79.50

Range Circuits Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

2.000

$103.00

$96.00

$199.00

Using BX Cable

2.424

$137.00

$116.00

$253.00

Using EMT Conduit

2.963

$102.00

$142.00

$244.00

Switches (Single Pole) Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

0.500

$23.00

$24.00

$47.00

Using BX Cable

0.602

$34.50

$29.00

$63.50

Using EMT Conduit

0.748

$45.50

$36.00

$81.50

Switches ( 3-Way) Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

0.667

$31.00

$32.00

$63.00

Using BX Cable

0.800

$38.00

$38.50

$76.50

Using EMT Conduit

1.333

$56.00

$64.00

$120.00

Water Heater Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

1.600

$36.50

$76.50

$113.00

Using BX Cable

1.905

$53.00

$91.00

$144.00

Using EMT Conduit

2.353

$50.50

$113.00

$163.50

Weatherproof Receptacle Using Non-metallic Sheathed Cable

1.333

$141.00

$64.00

$205.00

Using BX Cable

1.600

$146.00

$76.50

$222.50

Using EMT Conduit

2.000

$158.00

$96.00

$254.00

 

Light Fixtures:

Description

Labor Hours

Cost Each Materials

Cost Each Installation

Total

Fluorescent Strip, 4' Long, 1 Light, Average

0.941

$32.50

$45.00

$77.50

Deluxe

1.129

$39.00

$54.00

$93.00

2 Light, Average

1.000

$35.00

$48.00

$83.00

Deluxe

1.200

$42.00

$57.50

$99.50

8' Long, 1 Light, Average

1.194

$48.50

$57.00

$105.50

Deluxe

1.433

$58.00

$68.50

$126.50

2 Light, Average

1.290

$58.50

$62.00

$120.50

Deluxe

1.548

$70.00

$74.50

$144.50

Surface Mounted, 4' x 1', Economy

0.914

$65.00

$43.50

$108.50

Average

1.143

$81.00

$54.50

$135.50

Deluxe

1.371

$97.00

$65.50

$162.50

4' x 2', Economy

1.208

$82.50

$58.00

$140.50

Average

1.509

$103.00

$72.50

$175.50

Deluxe

1.811

$124.00

$87.00

$211.00

Recessed, 4' x 1', 2 Lamps, Economy

1.123

$44.50

$53.50

$98.00

Average

1.404

$55.50

$67.00

$122.50

Deluxe

1.684

$66.50

$80.50

$147.00

4' x 2', 4 Lamps, Economy

1.362

$53.50

$65.00

$118.50

Average

1.702

$67.00

$81.50

$148.50

Deluxe

2.043

$80.50

$98.00

$178.50

Incandescent, Exterior, 150W, Single Spot

0.500

$21.50

$24.00

$45.50

Double Spot

1.167

$81.00

$56.00

$137.00

Recessed, 100W, Economy

0.800

$55.00

$38.50

$93.50

Average

1.000

$69.00

$48.00

$117.00

Deluxe

1.200

$83.00

$57.50

$140.50

150W, Economy

0.800

$81.50

$38.50

$120.00

Average

1.000

$102.00

$48.00

$150.00

Deluxe

1.200

$122.00

$57.50

$179.50

Surfaced Mounted, 60W, Economy

0.800

$44.00

$38.50

$82.50

Average

1.000

$49.00

$48.00

$97.00

Deluxe

1.194

$66.00

$57.00

$123.00

Metal Halide, Recessed 2' x 2', 250W

2.500

$335.00

$120.00

$455.00

2' x 2', 400W

2.759

$375.00

$132.00

$507.00

Surfaced Mounted, 2' x 2', 250W

2.963

$340.00

$142.00

$482.00

2' x 2', 400W

3.333

$400.00

$160.00

$560.00

High Bay, Single Unit, 400W

3.478

$405.00

$167.00

$572.00

Twin Unit, 400W

5.000

$810.00

$240.00

$1,050.00


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