Simpson Webinar: Improving Estimating and Takeoffs
Originally published by: Simpson Strong-Tie — October 19, 2020
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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today announced the launch of the Pipeline Builder Webinar Series designed to help builders drive operational efficiency, reduce costs, and bring new homes to market faster by improving processes for managing estimating, options, and building material takeoffs.
According to the US Census Bureau’s 2019 Survey of Construction, the average time to build a single-family home has increased more than 15 percent since 2014, from seven months to 8.1 months.
Hosted by Simpson Strong-Tie builder and technology experts Scott Lang and David Carnes, the two-part live webinar series will be tailored to help builders learn how estimating software can help them get houses on the market faster, and will showcase the module-based functionality in Pipeline builder software, including its Cloud Dynamic Estimating Module, Costing Module, and Purchasing Module.
Built from the ground up specifically to help production homebuilders solve problems and increase efficiency, Pipeline builder software is a web-based material management and dynamic estimating logic solution from Simpson Strong-Tie that helps builders boost efficiency and cut costs by delivering full plan estimates, managing options, and generating purchase orders from lot-specific reports and plan sets.
Part one of the webinar will air live on Wednesday, October 28, and will address tools for making efficiency improvements and data analysis techniques that empower builders and their teams to reduce costs, increase net margins, and scale operations to accelerate cycle times without adding staff. The second webinar will air on Tuesday, November 10, and will take a deeper dive into how dynamic estimating material management drives greater operational efficiencies at reduced costs.
“This webinar series was designed for any homebuilder that is looking for ways to improve estimating and manage options and takeoffs in order to increase cycle times,” says Lang. “We’re excited to showcase the power and simplicity of Pipeline builder software from Simpson Strong-Tie and share some excellent solutions and strategies for bringing homes to market faster.”