roofing software

BizPortz offers roof estimating system as free download

BizPortz announced the availability of the Roofing Manager metal roof estimating system as a FREE download at www.RoofingMgr.com. According to BizPortz company president, Tom Knight, “Roofing Manager was designed for estimating metal roofs.  Estimating a roof for shingles is pretty simple.  You need the area, then you calculate squares and add a percentage for...

New products: Estimating metal roofing on a complex roof

EASY AS 1-2-3 to estimate metal roofing on a complex roof! 1. Order an aerial roof report from a provider using the address of the project. 2. Open the report in Roofing Manager – in 1 second! All panels, trims, etc. are already laid in on your Roofing Manager drawing. 3. Run your estimate...

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 of your building...

AccuLynx launches Version 2.0 at IRE

A sea of orange united at the AccuLynx booth on February 23, 2012, at the International Roofing Expo in Florida. AccuLynx gave away not one, but two motorcycles as a show of appreciation to their loyal customers and fans. To qualify for a winning ticket, attendees proudly wore brightly colored AccuLynx T-shirts while the...

AMS Controls, AppliCad USA partner to streamline estimating, production

AMS Controls is collaborating with AppliCad to support seamless integration between AppliCad’s roofing take-off software and AMS Controls’ Eclipse Production Management Software. This collaboration will simplify the process of exporting material cutting list data from AppliCad’s advanced roofing software directly to a roll forming machine. Future plans also include support for flashings production using...

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 later. But I...

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 assets such as...

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 getting in-house staff...