crewHD by Construction Monkey, www.constructionmonkey.com, is a cloud-based field solution, aimed at subcontractors, that enables the leader of each crew to maintain daily records of what was accomplished on the job that day.
QuickPlumb Pro 2.4 stand-alone Windows CAD software by Epiphany Software, www.quickplumb.com, creates estimates, material lists, isometrics, dimensional data and links to participating supply houses.QuickPlumb Pro 2.4 stand-alone Windows CAD software
The Surface Pro 3 uses a fourth generation Intel Core processor, is just 0.36” thin and 1.76-lb. light. The multi-touch tablet (supporting swipe, pinch and drag), has 5 MP front and rear facing cameras, a USB 3 jack, a video output jack, and a microSD card reader. It comes with a pressure sensitive digital pen for taking notes, drawing or marking up presentations, PDFs and documents in a similar way as on paper.
Compared to most tools taken to and used on jobsites, an iPad or other tablet benefits from extra-special protection from a sturdy case designed to withstand inadvertent hard knocks and hazard-duty environmental conditions.
Venture, www.mypointnow.com, is a basic mobile app that can provide smaller contractors, including those new to using tablets and smartphones for work, with assistance in a range of daily business tasks.
BuildingIQ, www.buildingiq.com, is a web-based SaaS (software as a service) solution platform designed to optimize energy use in commercial buildings that have a Building Automation System, an Internet connection, and the support of the maintenance team. The solution aims to save on energy costs while maintaining or improving comfort and improve the carbon footprint of the buildings.
This week features a new series of slim jaw adjustable wrenches, an innovative control system for geothermal systems, a small footprint tankless water heater, a radiant system panel for above-floor installations and more.