Monday, November 24, 2014
FastPIPE 12 Mechanical Estimating Construction Costs
FastPIPE is high-tech automatic estimating software designed needs plumbing and mechanical contractors who need a fast and accurate tool to estimate construction costs.
The first FastPIPE system was deployed in 1995 and it has repeatedly evolved with new features and capabilities.
FastPIPE was also the first system to use interactive Windows Graphics to simplify the estimating process.
Need to build a suspended hanger Spec? Just select the components from a list and the graphical display will automatically be adjusted.
The largest, most complete catalog with over 150,000 items (piping, fittings, valves, flanges, and hangers.) Up-to-date pricing and industry-standard MCAA and PHCC labor estimates for each of the items in our catalog, allowing you to build estimates fast and accurately. Allows you to define customized specs and takeoff screens for each individual job. Includes hundreds of "built-in" HVAC and plumbing assemblies ready for use in a takeoff. Allows you to use existing jobs as templates for new jobs.
To takeoff an item, you simply select the size and appropriate pipe, valve, fitting, flange, hanger, or specialty item. Perform takeoffs directly from digital plans on your computer screen, reducing the time and costs of printing and manually marking paper copies. Designed to work with a large number of commercial digitizers available from vendors such as GTCO Calcomp, and many others. Download labor and material takeoff to a Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet for your final bid summary. Output estimates in several formats, including standard CSV, ODBC-Compliant, or even custom formats.