WenDuct and WenPipe are construction estimating and digital takeoff systems designed specifically for mechanical contractors. Wendes Systems, the maker of WenDuct and WenPipe, has a long history of helping specialty contractors create estimates. They were founded in 1976 and have published 30,000 copies of their Wendes Sheet Metal and Mechanical Estimating Manual. Today, they offer estimating software and input devices designed specifically for these trades including real-time, web-based net pricing, and rectangular to round conversions for value engineering sheet metal in order to lower costs.
WenDuct and WenPipe are designed for contractors working on HVAC sheet metal, mechanical piping, industrial ventilation, and process piping projects. It's best for small and medium commercial and industrial contractors.
The takeoff and estimating applications in WenDuct and WenPipe can be purchased as individual systems, or combined in a single system. The takeoff application offers screen takeoff from digital drawings, digitizer integration, automatic scaling, 2D takeoff, a conversion calculator, CAD file integration, and many other features. The estimating application offers Excel integration, an updated cost database, visual assemblies, a proposal generator, and more. The labor and material cost data in WenDuct and WenPipe is based on 22 years of productivity studies from Herb Wendes.
TIM from Tim McCarter Plumbing Inc.
Employees number: 11-50 employees
The representative has been very helping full with us in this training process. We are still in the first stages of learning look forward to the continued support. THANKS
Zaya from Shiba Mechanical Inc.
This software is incredible for pricing mechanical jobs. It is easy to use and the Wendes Systems team is amazing with their full support. I learned how to use this program quickly with the help of the support team that's always on the line. The programmers have done an amazing job with all the new updates that come out. We are pricing on average 5 jobs per week using WenPipe & WenDuct, and we are always 100% right on our price. This program gives your company the opportunity at a guaranteed success.
I have never had any problems with this program and I have been using it for almost 1 year!
For any Mechanical/Plumbing/HVAC company out there, I recommend getting this software. We are so happy we decided to purchase this program. We researched for a couple of months before we finally decided to purches WenPipe and WenDuct.
Justin from Triple Crown Metals Ltd.
The best part of this program was the customer support. Gene Kaplan and the tech support staff were very helpful with the training and helped tailor the program the specific needs of my business. Overall, we have already been able to save countless hours in our estimating process in only a few short weeks of consistent usage.
No complaints to date. All my questions and concerns have been answered in a timely and friendly manor.
If you want a straightforward setup and patient tech support backing you, this is the program for you.
Eric T from Reliable Air & Duct in the Washington DC area
Date: August 2013
Leo from Bombard Mechanical, LLC
Date: July 2013
Terrence from Multiwide Mechanical Contractor Ltd
Date: October 2012
Kerry from Hawkeye Sheet Metal
Date: September 2012
Gary from Riverbend Air Conditioning, Inc.
Date: October 2011
Simon from Reeves Mechanical LP
Date: June 2011
John from J.P's Plumbing & Heating LLC
Date: June 2011