WenDuct and WenPipe Estimating Software


 

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.

 

WenDuct and WenPipe - Digital Drawing Takeoff Screen
 
  • WenDuct and WenPipe - Digital Drawing Takeoff Screen
    Digital Drawing Takeoff Screen
  • WenDuct and WenPipe - Sheet Metal Estimating Takeoff Screen
    Sheet Metal Estimating Takeoff Screen
  • WenDuct and WenPipe - WenPipe Takeoff Screen
    WenPipe Takeoff Screen
  • WenDuct and WenPipe - WenDuct Takeoff Screen
    WenDuct Takeoff Screen
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 8

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TIM from Tim McCarter Plumbing Inc.
Specialty: Plumbing
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Tim McCarter Plumbing Inc.

Ease-of-use

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Customer Support

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.
Specialty: Mechanical/HVAC

December 2014

December 2014

Amazing software for pricing Plumbing and HVAC!

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Likes Best

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.

Likes Least

I have never had any problems with this program and I have been using it for almost 1 year!

Recommendations

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.
Specialty: Mechanical/HVAC

March 2014

March 2014

Good program with great customer service.

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Likes Best

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.

Likes Least

No complaints to date. All my questions and concerns have been answered in a timely and friendly manor.

Recommendations

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

August 2013

Date: August 2013

 

Leo from Bombard Mechanical, LLC

July 2013

Date: July 2013

 

Terrence from Multiwide Mechanical Contractor Ltd

October 2012

Date: October 2012

 

Kerry from Hawkeye Sheet Metal

September 2012

Date: September 2012

 

Gary from Riverbend Air Conditioning, Inc.

October 2011

Date: October 2011

 

Simon from Reeves Mechanical LP

June 2011

Date: June 2011

 

John from J.P's Plumbing & Heating LLC

June 2011

Date: June 2011