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ConEst Announces Release of IntelliBid v7 Estimating Software

IntelliBid v7 Delivers New Features with SQL Server Stability & Functionality

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MANCHESTER, N.H., Aug. 16, 2011

MANCHESTER, N.H. , Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ConEst Software Systems, award winning technology innovator of estimating, design build, project management and service/billing software for the electrical, low voltage and structured cabling industries, today announced the latest product release of their IntelliBid Estimating Software, version 7. This new release of IntelliBid continues ConEst's ongoing innovation and track record of being the first to market with technology features that give electrical and data contractors the tools they need to produce competitive estimates that result in tighter project management and increased profits on every job.

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“IntelliBid version 7 promises to be the most significant product release in our company's 22-year history”, says George Hague , ConEst President and CEO.  “This latest IntelliBid release is a new and complete rewrite of its predecessors, written for SQL Server on the .net platform.  Version 7 is a major evolutionary step for our flagship estimating program, delivering the greatest advances in technology that the computerized estimating industry has seen in nearly three decades. ConEst continues to raise bar with innovation that comes from years of industry experience and from a company that knows what contractors need to be successful – this enables us to produce technology tools that empower our customers to produce winning job estimates that increase their profits and help them grow their businesses.”

Highlights of IntelliBidv7 include

  • Microsoft SQL Server Database
  • .NET Platform
  • Updated with 2011 NEC Tables
  • JournalMessageCenterfor complete communication tracking
  • Branch Count Sheets with Circuit and Panel views
  • Direct material takeoff from SureCount Symbol Recognition Software
  • Exclusive integration with DraftLogic Electrical for complete building electrical system design & takeoff
  • Full screen view for enhanced user interface and easier navigation

IntelliBidis the flagship product of ConEst's estimating and construction management software suite. IntelliBid's robust, industry-smart material database of over 120,000 material items with more than 500,000 prebuilt installation assembly options provides for faster takeoff with great accuracy.  IntelliBid's Smart System™ Technology goes beyond the typical sort and filter function by analyzing data to assure compliance with labor and material requirements. Smart Substitution with built-in NEC tables check and correct code violations, and Auto Labor Factoring that makes automatic adjustments to labor units based on installation difficulties and a company's own labor ability are just two of Intelli Bid's exclusive Smart System features that help the contractor guard against costly errors in their estimates for bids that are accurate and consistent as well as labor and material cost efficient.

“While other software developers just put a new face on an old application, ConEst has actually added functional productivity with their new Version 7.  Nobody else can come close to providing the ability to be upward compatible and keep moving into the future.  It's a pleasure working with a company that is attentive to input from the end users,” said Clair Becker , Systems Administrator for Gooseworks, Inc., E Petersburg PA

About ConEst Software Systems

ConEst Software Systems is a privately held corporation headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire serving customers worldwide since 1989. ConEst is the leading provider of a fully integrated suite of construction software solutions for digital takeoff, estimating, design build, project management and billing software to the electrical, data cabling and low voltage contractor markets. ConEst products incorporate technology and user-friendly, timesaving features that enable their customers to manage the entire construction process from design and bid through project management and final billing to meet the demands of today's specialty construction industry.  Learn more at www.conest.com

Media Contact: Jan Thayer , VP | Sales & Marketing ConEst Software Systems, 800-662-7687,

SOURCE ConEst Software Systems

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