This month's issue focuses on software. 

Web-Based System

AccuLynx is the most comprehensive software on the market for roofing contractors. It is a 100 percent web-based application that creates total transparency in organizations. CRM, Estimating, Project Management, EagleView, HailWatch and QuickBooks Integration are just a few of the many features of AccuLynx that can help roofing contractors manage their business better.

For a free 30-day trial, visit

All-In-One Business Management


Intact International Inc. announces the release of Wintac 2011. Over 100 enhancements have been made including more powerful service scheduling and dispatching capabilities, more extensive customer relationship management features, support for point-of-sale transactions, and more built-in mobile computing options to facilitate the goal of a paperless office. Wintac’s all-inclusive design combines the functionality of several programs into one integrated system including: customer relationship management, field service management, prospect and contact management, vehicle management, multi-location inventory control, mobile computing, and complete accounting. 

For more information and a free demonstration, call 800-724-7899 or visit

Aerial 3-D Roof Measurement Report

EagleView Technologies

EagleView Technologies invented the concept of aerial 3-D roof measurement reports utilizing proprietary patent -pending software and 3-D technology. With unmatched accuracy, they provide roof measurement reports providing pitch, square and lineal footage and much more. The reports enable contractors to increase closing rates and profitability while streamlining production and material ordering. 

For more information, call 866-659-8439 or visit

Drag-and-Drop Scheduler


ServiceTycoon is ClickSoftware’s web-based scheduling, billing and contact management application for small and medium service businesses. It allows companies to schedule appointments, complete estimates, work-orders and invoices, and track contact management online from any web connection or web-enabled mobile device. Simple drag-and-drop scheduling ensures easy management of your employees and contractors. You get the agility and flexibility to handle last minute requests and run your business from anywhere. Pay-as-you-go pricing works with your business. 

For more information, call 888-438-3308 or visit

Roof Asset Management

Building Technology Associates

Building Technology Associates (BTA) announces the release of the newest version of its powerful Roof Asset Management software, RoofSuiteSM 6.1 - representing over 25 years of continuous innovation, designed exclusively for roofing condition assessment, financial life-cycle analysis, design and roof construction management. The software enables property owners and facility managers to make informed, strategic roofing investment decisions by providing asset status updates at a portfolio, site or facility level. RoofSuite 6.1 offers many improvements from previous versions, such as improved data access and viewing, simplified drawing management and visibility using a built-in CAD application.

For more information, visit

Architectural Toolbox

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum introduces its new online architectural toolbox. Featuring a host of features aimed to save architects, design professionals, subcontractors and distributors time and effort by providing all the information they need and anything they may want to know in one place. The online toolbox is part of Georgia-Pacific’s renewed commitment to servicing the trade. 

For more information, visit

Roof Management Solutions

Digital Facilities Corporation

Digital Facilities Corporation (DFC) is a leading developer roof management Solutions, including the following three: SiteManager-Roofing is for firms managing fewer than 250 roofs that require a lower cost solution; RoofPro is a leading solution specified by building owners and professional roofing service firms for sharing data between users; and Service Manager Pro is an ASP.Net module for online reporting and tracking of service calls. 

For more information, call 978-266-1725 or visit

3-D Modeling Tool


AppliCad’s focus is to estimate metal roofing quickly and accurately. To accurately estimate a metal roof, first you must be able to accurately model it. AppliCad has the only full-function true 3-D modelling tools in the industry that allow you to complete any roof shape quickly and precisely. Built-in tools are used to ensure the model is correct. AppliCad covers the complete process for all metal roofing take-offs, order forms and client proposals. 

For more information, call 561-748-0545 or visit

Roof Estimating and Visual Imaging

Exact Roofing

Exact Roofing estimates/quotes by the user drawing a model into the computer. The result is a faster, more accurate quote. The output, along with a quotation, includes a dimensioned 2-D drawing plus 3-D drawing. These drawings add to the professionalism of the quote as well confirming exactly what has been quoted. The Visual Imager Module turns the quote into a marketing tool by showing a photo realistic view of the products quoted on the roof. Sold in over 25 countries - in three languages - quotes include asphalt shingles, standing seam, metal tiles and clay tiles. 

For more information, visit

Life Cycle Analysis


Roof$ense is a life-cycle analysis program that calculates the potential energy savings through an energy-efficient roof design over 10, 20 or 30 years. This unique program is available for free through Carlisle Manufacturer’s Representatives. Roof$ense reports demonstrate how building owners can reduce energy and maintenance costs while improving their building’s efficiency. Roof$ense allows you to consider the total cost of ownership for competing roof systems. Considering the provided installation cost as well as the operating costs over the term of analysis, a Total Life Cycle Cost can be calculated for each roof system. 

For more information, call 717-960-4420.

GeoEstimator Aerial Measure Reports


RooferPro has integrated GeoEstimator reports into their software. Jennifer Jackson, Office Manager for a North Carolina roofing contractor, stated, “When a storm hits we can get 10-20 bid requests. Some are hours away. GeoEstimator with RooferPro provides a great solution at a reasonable cost,” she said. “We were amazed how accurate GeoEstimator is. We plan to order aerial measures to check our on-site measures.” Contractors can sign up at for a live a one-on-one demonstration to answer questions. 

For more information, contact David Urban at 425-503-4298. 

Roof Modeling Tool - RoofGenuity


RoofGenuity is the first-of-its-kind roof modeling tool for the commercial roofing industry enabling roofing contractors, architects, consultants and building owners to assemble usable, warrantable solutions to accommodate their commercial building needs. Featuring Firestone’s full spectrum of single-ply, asphalt-based and metal roofing systems, RoofGenuity uses a configurator approach to provide users access to Firestone technical data, BIM objects and product details that can be exported to the most popular BIM programs. 

To view a tutorial of the tool’s capabilities and register for a free account, visit