NAVIGATION MOBILE APP FOR VERIZON CONNECT
The app works with the Verizon Connect Reveal platform and helps provide drivers directions - based on vehicle and load types - to reduce miles driven and improve overall driver safety. For customers who rely on route efficiency, this is a solution that can have a very positive impact on their overall efficiency and bottom-line. The app can specifically: keep drivers safe by ensuring they travel on permitted roads only and avoid restrictions like low bridges or tunnels; save time and money by providing drivers efficient directions to reduce out-of-route miles; and provide up-to-date routes to avoid major accidents, construction and road closings.
POWERCHATS AI-DRIVEN CHAT SERVICE
PowerChats is an artificial intelligence-powered chat service developed specifically for the home services industry. New updates provide PowerChats customers with outbound texting capability, expansion of CRM tracking integrations, dynamically changing click-to-call buttons to ensure compatibility with all call-tracking providers and new chat notifications via text message and email. A wide variety of user options generate more positive reviews, more phone calls, more completed chats and more sales leads.
HOUSECALL PRO INCLUDES MYMONEY SUITE
MyMoney is a comprehensive set of tools within the Housecall Pro platform to help pros get paid faster and gain greater transparency and control over spending. Features include credit card payments, instapay, company card, keeping cards on-file and integration with Quickbooks Online.
REVU 2018 from Bluebeam allows design and construction professionals to elevate project efficiency and collaboration, streamlining critical processes to get more done in less time. It delivers PDF creation, editing, markup and collaboration technology for design and construction workflows. Convert an unlimited number of Microsoft Office documents and CAD drawings into high-quality 2D or 3D PDFs or transform scanned images into text-searchable documents. Customizable markup tools simplify communication across teams. The Markups List tracks annotations and generates reports.
ENSIGHT+ FIELD SERVICE SOFTWARE
ENSIGHT+ FIELD SERVICE SOFTWARE is a customizable system designed to optimize vehicles, personnel and work orders through dynamic data integration. In the office, administrators can dispatch work orders based on technician geolocation and availability, create and share updated mobile workflow updates such as urgent safety information, and can track technicians’ time and review job expense requests. Through the mobile app, technicians are routed based on driving conditions and schedule changes, receive real-time alerts about dangerous driving behavior such as speeding, and can receive predictive vehicle maintenance alerts.
SAGE 100 CONTRACTOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
SAGE 100 CONTRACTOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE manages all phases of construction and service management in one easy to use, integrated solution. Decision makers can access big-picture views of the business landscape and manage operations more effectively — automated bank feeds, electronic document management routing, integrated payroll and timecard management and mobile service operations. It features a customizable dashboard and work center, email alerts, and instant access to project profitability and status details.
CYPETHERM ENERGY MODELING SOFTWARE
Fujitsu General America
CYPETHERM ENERGY MODELING SOFTWARE from Fujitsu allows professionals to model and simulate HVAC energy demand and consumption in the building with Airstage VRF systems and compare results with other commonly used HVAC equipment. The system quickly and easily estimates potential energy savings and ROI values. The software is pre-loaded with weather data from more than 200 U.S. cities (Canadian cities can be imported from the EnergyPlus website). Default values are selected based on building types. Generating energy demand/consumption reports is simple and fast, can include ROI and NCV number.
Fujitsu General America
FLO BY MOEN
FLO BY MOEN is a smart home water monitoring and leak detection system that enables homeowners to control their home’s water from their smartphones. It calculates water pressure, flow rate and temperature within the home’s water supply system while using artificial intelligence to differentiate normal water use from abnormal use. The app provides users with real-time information about their home’s water consumption habits and alerts to any abnormalities. Alerts may be sent to users through push notifications, via email or by text or phone call. The user also can turn off water directly from the app.
GOOGLE MY BUSINESS SERVICE AREAS
Google My Business
GOOGLE MY BUSINESS SERVICE AREAS now allows service contractors to share service areas and other business information via Google Maps and search. Contractors can choose the path tailored specifically for service-area businesses. It lets you add the various areas you cover instead of a static address. Configure your service area by adding the specific postal codes or cities you cover. These settings can be adjusted as needed, so there’s no need to worry about being locked into any specific area. Sign up online or download the app on Google Play or the App Store.
Google My Business
CONSULTING AND PROJECT DELIVERY SERVICES
CONSULTING AND PROJECT DELIVERY SERVICES from U.S. CAD can help you mitigate risk, create project efficiencies and improve project quality through all phases of the construction project. These services include BIM production and coordination; data capture; drone services; laser scanning; Scan-to-BIM; conformance verifications and as-builts; document/model management; punch lists; inspections; lean planning; and model-based commissioning.
HYDROSKETCH SOFTWARE is a cloud-based tool for making piping and electrical schematics associated with hydronic systems. It is designed for those who have had little if any previous experience with computer drawing software. It is not just another CAD software offering, it is simpler, faster, more intuitive, and less expensive than traditional CAD software. Users can create professional looking full color schematics in minutes. These drawings can be easily added to project proposals, sales presentations, or printed for use by installers.
JOBPOINTE DIGITAL WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT TOOL
Andy J. Egan Co.
THE JOBPOINTE DIGITAL WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT TOOL from Andy J. Egan Co. is a web-based, digital workforce management tool designed to allow construction firms to assign and track skilled tradespeople to specific construction projects and jobsites. It allows human resource departments and project managers to identify the best team for every job through filters customizable to their business; see at a glance average anticipated labor costs per job; communicate staffing changes instantly to the employees, their managers and other affected stakeholders; generate custom reports based on current and future labor needs.
Andy J. Egan Co.
BOSCH BLUEHOUND ASSET TRACKING SOLUTION
The Bosch Bluehound Asset Tracking Solution offers a state-of-the-art asset-tracking solution that brings transparency to a variety of business-wide information requirements. Software capabilities include user-driven customization, cost accounting, certification tracking, digital information warehousing, safety monitoring, asset delivery tracking and end-of-day asset tracking. Bluehound was built with input from ENR (Engineering News-Record) Top 100 company owners, yard managers, technology officers and operations managers.
REVIT 2018 TOOLBAR UPDATES
REVIT 2018 TOOLBAR UPDATES are now offered which include enhanced pipe routing and fabrication features that speed up the preconstruction timeline. Key updates include new preloaded Victaulic content and templates; additions to ‘Pipe Tools’ that enable users to automatically tag pipe according to multiple parameters; added ‘Pipe Type Import Tool’ that reduces file size, removes duplication of families and ensures customized project types do not get overwritten; developments for ‘Custom Tagging’ so users can more easily renumber or sequentially tag sections of pipe and Victaulic products; and new scatter placements for tags on all buttons, which saves time and effort when marking and creating spool sheets.
THE UPGRADED PROCARD from Noritz allows contractors to continuously monitor their tankless water heater installations. Features include a live map displaying each installation’s location and error code alerts, prompting the installer to schedule a visit with the affected homeowner. Contractors can also install Noritz WiFi capabilities for their homeowner clients without needing to request access to the homeowner’s phone or mobile device, thereby eliminating privacy concerns. Homeowners gain full wireless control of their heaters (set point adjustment, on/off function, diagnostics, etc.), while contractors gain remote access to diagnostics and will receive an alert if something is amiss.
Noritz America Corp.
Improved versions of Rheem and Ruud apps
These apps have been optimized for more intuitive navigation, faster product search, and instant access to unit-specific information. They are available for download on the Apple App Store and on Google Play. Developed for Android and iOS tablets and mobile phones, the apps offer a more dynamic experience for contractors who need quick, convenient access to product information and real-time support on the job or in the office. The redesigned product browser features visual, icon-based navigation to help contractors and plumbers quickly get information on equipment.
BIM LIBRARIES IN AUTODESK REVIT
NOW AVAILABLE ARE BIM LIBRARIES IN AUTODESK REVIT for Aquatherm. Autodesk Revit allows users to design a building or structure and its components in 3D, annotate the model with 2D drafting elements, and access building information from the model's database. The library has been updated to match Aquatherm’s most recent product catalog and includes all the necessary parts files. Theses Revit files contain parts numbers, gallons per minute, flow analysis, stress analysis, volume, dry weight, and water weight. The Revit library is 4D building information modeling capable.
Aquatherm North America