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Re: Idyllwild?--charging for Initial Site Visits?

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Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 9/7/05 12:29:44 PM, dennis.wish(--nospam--at)verizon.net writes:

He would like to meet with the engineer on the site to go over the history of the project and the scope of work.


...I'm curious how other engineers handle fees (or not) for an initial visit to a site to scope out a project.

Depends.

If this is a "go" project, then I include it in my bill.

If it's on spec...

...Then I include it in my bill when it's a "go" project.

If the project is "iffy," I may not make such a visit, depending on my relationship with the Client.

In the end, you're not obligated to throw a bunch money at a project you may or may not get.

(N.B. For "include" you may read "bury").

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