Thursday, January 3, 2019
Spec. Writer Services
At Camden, we understand that being detail-oriented is critical in any industry. Whether you're a building manager, contractor, architect, engineer or any other design professional, the general scope, schedule and resources are key components to building a proposal or managing a project. To better serve our clients and distributors, we've partnered with a number of specification writer services to better assist their project development and ensure our product details are accessible across various platforms.
The complete product planning tool with 2D CAD drawings, 3D/BIM models, 3-part specifications, brochures and more. This platform features a new, intuitive search engine allowing users to easily enter product keywords and the company or manufacturer name to download support materials. Designing or planning on-the-go? CADdetails is mobile and tablet-friendly. Easily view and request information, product images and download design files in a variety of high quality formats including: AutoCAD DWG, DWF, Vectorworks VWX, Adobe PDF, AutoCAD Revit, Google SketchUp and Microsoft Word. Virtually any documentation needed is available both in pre-assembled collections or individual files.
Similarly, this interface provides CAD drawings, 3D/BIM models, general product specifications, catalogs and galleries. Also mobile-friendly, account updates or product research can be done anywhere your project takes you. Sweets product listings are organized by category and manufacture as well as include features, specifications and models. Furthermore, related products are listed above the individual product overviews to show other options within the same or a similar category. This comprehensive tool is great for gaining valuable product information from various manufacturers.
Comsense Enterprise Software
This software is designed for both general projects and orders, complete with an electronic catalog and estimating system. Comsense efficiently coordinates change orders, door and frame specifications and streamlines repetitive hardware preparation selections. Other features include: drawing frame elevations, generating costed material lists and tracking estimated vs. detailed vs. actual cost. Furthermore, accounting features are available to track payables, receivables, set limits, financial reporting and more. This platform is designed to be used from the beginning proposal stage to completion and accounting.
Likewise, AVAware is a complete business system designed for product specification, planning and accounting. Logged information can conveniently be extracted into a submittal package with a cover page, profile sections, frame and door elevation, catalog cuts and associated reports. Furthermore, there are tools to automatically produce fabrication documents, machining sheets, shop drawings, concise material lists and assembly guides. Projects are detailed, priced, scheduled and labelled with exact manufacturer model number and specifications. Whether you're a small distributor or large enterprise, AVAware is a complete platform with bidding, detailing and overall submission capabilities.
Total Openings Application Developers
Created specifically for Distributors and Manufacturers in the Door and Hardware Industry; providing product specifications, pricing, validation login, cut sheets and more. TOAD acts as a cross-platform business operations software and hardware configurator offering 2-way integration with QuickBooks®. Other in-house solutions include: Software for Hardware, emullion Corporation, HCS Tech, LLC Specworks®, contract ERP Access IT solution and V6 Estimating. Furthermore, with tools like the Vision-Assisted Schedule Takeoff, data can be imported and organized with the ability to review or make changes to your project schedule.
From gaining access to full product drawings and details, summaries and/or accounting tools, these services can become an essential part of your project preparation. Whether you're looking for specific information or a full management system, Camden is committed to ensuring our specifications are easily accessible to our distributors and end users.
For more, visit "Online Resources & Services for System Specifiers" under the Resources tab.