December 2012

Get ready for the next generation of homebuilding. Given the advances in technologies and trends such as the cloud, mobile, collaboration, and others, the key to growing business in today’s homebuilding market starts with the development of a strategy for technology adoption.

As you consider how construction technology can improve workflow and efficiencies, customer service, and backoffice processes such as accounting and job costing, among others, the right technology becomes critical to implementing best practices and processes at the jobsite and in the office.

The 2012 Constructech Residential Buyer’s Guide can serve as a tool to make technology purchasing decisions easier for the year ahead. As part of the digital edition, you can access these listings and more, all year long—even while you are on the go.

The chart below lists each company by category and includes a page number where that company’s product(s) can be found. As you embark on developing strategies for process improvement for the year ahead, the hope is the 2012 Constructech Buyer’s Guide will help make all your software purchasing decisions easier.

Below companies are indexed by category. This year’s guide can serve as a resource for technology selection in the year to come.

Accounting/Job Costing

Sage
15195 NW Greenbrier Parkway
Beaverton, Ore. 97006
P: +1 800.628.6583
www.sagecre.com

Since Sage entered the construction industry more than 40 years ago, we’ve been dedicated to helping builders operate more efficiently. But our heritage isn’t only about software—it’s about how we serve our customers. By delivering personalized and professional services at every stage, we make your experience easy, beneficial, and rewarding.

Sage 100 Contractor
Sage 100 Contractor provides residential builders with the easiest access to critical, end-to-end business and project information. With features like a customizable dashboard, email alerts, and a project work center, it empowers decision makers with access to big-picture views of the business landscape so they can manage operations more effectively.

In an industry highly sensitive to scheduling and costs, the need for integrated software that enhances visibility and control of business operations, projects, and properties has never been greater. Sage 100 Contractor manages all phases of residential construction. From this single software solution, you control every corner of your business: accounting, estimating, scheduling, project management, reporting, and more. As a result you can see your business and command your business like never before.

Bidding/Estimating

BIM Pipeline
BIM Pipeline
www.bimpipeline.com

BIM Pipeline is a cloud-based material management system that utilizes BIM data to directly drive detailed takeoffs and delta BOM reports for options. BIM Pipeline can consume and refine BIM data from AutoCAD Architecture, Revit, Vertex BD, and VisionRez.

BIM

Cadsoft Corp.
Envisioneer
www.cadsoft.com

Envisioneer is the easiest to use BIM software available for residential construction offering 3D modeling, renderings, animations, detailed working drawings, framing, material lists, quote generation, and links to accounting and point-of-sale systems.


 


CG Visions
BIM Services
www.cgvisions.com

CG Visions is the leading provider of turn-key CAD and BIM (building information modeling) solution implementation and consulting. As a “software technology agnostic” systems integrator, CG Visions offers BIM software consulting in Revit, Vertex BD, and VisionREZ, plan input/ conversion, BIM option management, and training.


 


MiTek
SAPPHIRE
www.buildabilitynow.com

Homebuyers demand and deserve homes with high-quality, code-compliant, safe structural framing. That’s what MiTek’s SAPPHIRE 3D software enables your component manufacturers to deliver for every start. Eliminate surprises, save framing and labor costs, add points to your bottomline, and go mobile with SAPPHIRE.

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