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AppliCad Updates Roof Wizard

AppliCad USA recently released version 8.0 of its flagship Roof Wizard roofing and cladding take-off software. For existing customers, the Roof Wizard V8 update is a simple web-based download that takes just minutes to complete. The update will not affect current settings, material definitions or current work. All existing customers, with...

METALCON marks 25th anniversary with a huge success

Newton, MA –  True to its 25-year record of being the best place to introduce new products, METALCON drew eager buyers to see all the new offerings from more than 260 exhibiting companies. “Celebrating METALCON’s 25th Anniversary in Tampa gave us a great setting to celebrate the accomplishments within our industry....

AppliCad’s advanced measure technology increases accuracy

Incorporating the most innovative features in specialised software for roofing and cladding take-off, AppliCad’s aerial image hip and gable pitch measure technology has been described as “the holy grail of aerial measurement tools.” As simple as 1,2,3 – Import the oblique image, drop the 3D axis indicator (CPL) on the corner...

Advanced roofing software increases productivity — or does it?

By Ray Smith, Applicad     /     Five years ago I wrote an article for this journal discussing how advanced roofing software increases productivity. Reading that story again, one finds it hard to see how these same tools could possibly be further improved and the same claim can still be made five years...

AppliCad bringing new program to METALCON

AppliCad will introduce its new Solar Wizard software to the metal construction industry at the upcoming Metalcon show in Atlanta, October 11-13, 2011.  SolarWizard is a 3D modeling program that calculates solar radiation and shadows on a 3D model of the client’s structure and helps determine the optimum location of solar...

AppliCad offers software tool kit for accurate rooftop estimating

Most of the major metal panel manufacturers have added insulated panels and photo-voltaic cells to their product range over recent months – almost a mad rush to keep up with each other. Such additions to their respective product line-ups have particular challenges as regards technical support and customer education, let alone...