Jacksonville, FL (PressExposure) June 04, 2013 -- CPR Software, Inc. a provider of productivity software for construction since 1986, today announced year 2013 update for their popular GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel, MS Excel based construction cost estimating software program.
The update includes new and improved features, functions, usability and reporting in addition to cost data updates reflecting changing material and labor pricing in today's challenging economic conditions. Help system, User Manual and Step-by-Step tutorial have also been completely reworked to achieve a seamless and productive software experience. The update list also includes:
- Sales Tax application and reporting
- New detail reports
- New quotation reports
- Renamed reports from generic to descriptive labels
- Added new cost data for decking, demo, structural and others
- Updated Help system
- New Video Tutorial for easy learning
"Creating an accurate and reliable construction cost estimate has always been difficult and time-consuming; and yet, it is an absolute necessity for the success of the project." said L. Sert, Head of Industry-Specific Applications for CPR Software, Inc. "In order to streamline the process and give a distinct competitive edge to the estimator, we chose to base our popular GeneralCOST Estimator cost estimating software on the world-renowned productivity tool, Microsoft Excel".
He added: "A truly effective cost estimating solution must be:
- Based on a full understanding and methodology of the general construction industry
- Easy to implement while saving time and providing accuracy you can trust
- Able to provide essential localized pricing along with flexibility and customization
This is what we totally achieved with our year 2013 GeneralCOST Estimator update."
Hands-on testing has indicated that the updated programs painlessly creates modifiable cost estimate reports based on point and click selections. The program contains several worksheets containing user modifiable cost data for cost categories covering construction divisions. A user simply has to select from the Lookup screens, thus eliminating the risk of missing important cost items for inclusion in the estimate.
GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel is distributed free on a try-before-you-buy basis. 7-day trial editions are available to download free at:
Upon purchasing the registration license online, a user receives an authorization code to unlock the features of the program. Registration License: $65.00 for GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel.
CPR Software, Inc. is a provider of advanced productivity tools for construction since 1986.