Welcome to the eTakeoff Newsletter – Issue 2, 2010

In this copy of the newsletter we bring you news on release 2.5 of eTakeoff with Pattern Search and a partner profile on UDA Technologies.  There are also usage tips on setting a drawing scale, calibrating scales and using the control panel. Product News eTakeoff Release 2.5 Release 2.5 of the eTakeoff viewer is now available with […]

Welcome to the eTakeoff Newsletter – Issue 1, 2010

In this copy of the newsletter we bring you a case study with Excellence in Stone plus usage tips on measuring with eTakeoff Basic and the anatomy of an extension. Case Study Excellence in Stone Excellence in Stone is a tile and marble subcontractor in south Florida specializing in high-end residential and commercial projects. Their projects include […]

Case Study – Bejarano Construction Services

Bejarano Construction Services is an interior build-out subcontractor in Texas. They specialize in metal framing, drywall and finishing, focusing on commercial and government projects from 20,000 to 100,000 square feet. They find most of their jobs through invitations from general contractors. All of their work is competitive bid. We recently spoke with their senior estimator, […]

Case Study – Kent Companies

Kent Companies is the 19th largest commercial concrete contractor in the U.S. It has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Associated Builder and Contractors Awards of Excellence, the national Tilt-Up Concrete Association Achievement Award and the ABC Environmental Protection Award. Their Dallas location serves Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico. They focus on […]

Case Study – LeBlanc Building

LeBlanc Building Company is a premier commercial/residential specialty framing contractor based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Established in 1983, they serve the Phoenix metropolitan area. Our projects include “anything with wood” according to Mark Des Groseilliers, their chief estimator. Projects run all the way from simple garages to 100,000 square foot hotels with a typical project being […]

Partner Profile – UDA Technologies

Did you know that you can expand your eTakeoff use even further by integrating with other software programs? One of our partner companies, UDA Technologies, offers a comprehensive and user-friendly project management system that incorporates Estimating, Scheduling, Contract and Document Management, and much more, into one program, ConstructionSuite. It also happens to work directly with […]

Case Study – Excellence in Stone

Excellence in Stone is a tile and marble subcontractor in south Florida. Their company profile describes them as “a natural stone, agglomerate, ceramic, porcelain, and terracotta tile installation contractor, specializing in high-end residential and commercial projects”. Their projects include the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami and the Versace house. They have been in business for […]

Pattern Search

Pattern Search Overview Pattern search can be used to find multiple occurrences of symbols representing components that need to be quantified. These components can represent material in any trade including door & wall types, fixtures & receptacles, signs, fire alarms, piers, and even landscape material like trees & shrubs. A sample pattern is selected in […]

Case Study – Construction Specialties, Inc.

Founded in 1948, Construction Specialties, Inc. is an enormous organization with sales offices and manufacturing across the globe. Following their mantra of “creating products that make buildings better”, they offer a wide variety of products including doors, wall coverings, flooring, louvers, grilles, sun controls, specialty venting cubicle tracks and curtains and more. The Expansion Joint […]

Case Study – Barrett Roofing

Barrett Roofing is a roofing subcontractor in Danbury Connecticut. They provide roofing services in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York State and New Jersey. In addition to roofing they install architectural sheet metal and do other specialty work. Most of their work is commercial, industrial or institutional with projects ranging from thousands of dollars to […]