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Measure, Survey, Draw in CAD in One operation, in real time, on site

March 7th, 2013 Comments off
Floor Plans created using Sitemaster Building

Floor Plans created using Sitemaster Building Software

The UK Market leaders in Mobile Surveying Solutions  Mobile CAD Surveying Ltd says there has been much better enquiry numbers  in their Award Winning Sitemaster Building software since the beginning of the new year.. More enquiries are coming through than at anytime for the last couple of years and Surveyors and Architects make up the bulk of this new stream of business, this must be good news for the Construction Industry, because of Architects are asking for ways to speed up their survey processes then it must mean business is getting better.

Mobile CAD Surveying Ltd also mention that their surveying arm Measured Building Surveys.net has also noticed an increase in enquiries coming through over the last coupe of months too.

A spokesman said lets hope this is a sign that the future of the Construction Industry is starting to look up and turn around slowly,if Architects and Surveyors are seeing an upturn in work then Construction Company workloads will eventually follow suit.

Survey Methodology

Surveys are conducted using a hand-held Laser Measure (Leica Disto D3aBT, Leica Disto D8 or a Hilti PD38) coupled via ‘Bluetooth’ technology to a hand-held microcomputer, many options for mobile micro computers or tablet pc’s are now available on the market.

This approach, which produces the .DWG and CAD (AutoCAD) drawing during the survey process, allows us to establish and accurately check all building dimensions while on site. Significant improvements in survey quality are gained using this equipment when compared with traditional survey methods.

Check measurements are taken to ensure accuracy Gone are the days where two men would hold a sagging tape measure from one end of the room to the other, that old method is history! There are NO more return visits to site due to blunt pencils and inaccurate paper documentation, NO guesswork, NO wrong data documentation NO sagging tape measures.

For more information on Sitemaster Building software, visit their website for more information and to try out for FREE the software.

Free Trial Software
Free Demonstrations – Book a Demonstration
Measured Building Survey Services

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HIRE – Graebert Sitemaster Building Kit

May 6th, 2011 Comments off
Hire Sitemaster Building Kit

Hire Sitemaster Building Kit

Professionally equipped while working in the field – complete boxed solutions

Save money by hiring a Sitemaster bundle.

Now you can hire the best Mobile Surveying Solution on the market. Recently made available by Mobile CAD Surveying, the Sitemaster Bundle is now available to hire.

For more information: Hire a Graebert Sitemaster Building Kit – Mobile Surveying Solution

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Sitemaster EPC

January 25th, 2011 Comments off

Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) were introduced to help improve the energy efficiency of buildings.

Accredited energy assessors produce EPCs alongside an associated report which suggests improvements to make a building more energy efficient.

Now EPC Surveyors have a fantastic new tool at their disposal to help speed up the whole process.

SiteMaster EPC (BRAND NEW!)

Sitemaster EPC

Sitemaster EPC

Sitemaster EPC is a leap forward in the commercial EPC process, developed by the German software manufacturer Graeberts who are responsible for the unique and award winning Sitemaster Building mobile CAD surveying solution.

Sitemaster EPC software is a leap forward in the commercial EPC process, developed by the German software manufacturer Graeberts who are responsible for the unique and award winning Sitemaster Building mobile CAD surveying solution.

Sitemaster EPC must be considered by all non- domestic energy assessors who wish to stay competitive in their field.

Sitemaster EPC uses sitemaster as its framework in producing the floor plans required for an EPC, but then prompts the assessor to enter further details required for an EPC. Sitemaster EPC is fully integrated with IsBEM and automatically enters the data from the site plan to produce an EPC on site! (where a network connection is available)

Assessors use a tablet PC and a blue tooth enabled laser measure (supplied on purchase) to plot the building directly into the software. Minimal equipment helps ease of surveying with no need for paper and pencil, data is stored easily, can be adapted easily and forwarded on to be audited easily.

Sitemaster EPC not only reduces an assessor’s workload it also presents additional revenue streams from the same process, requiring little or no extra work. The highly accurate CAD plans produced whilst creating the EPC can be sold on to be used as:

•   Floor plans for sales purposes
•   Fire safety plans
•   Lease plans
•   Architectural plans (although higher degrees of accuracy will have to be obtained)

To see more of what Sitemaster EPC does and the benefits gained, click here

Mobile CAD Surveying was instrumental in the development of Sitemaster EPC, we can offer further details on the system, your further equipment specifications and the financial options available to obtain Sitemaster EPC. We also provide training to the use the system which is a must to gain optimal performance.

We know first hand the labour intensive process of producing a NDEPC and felt an easier approach was needed to make us more profitable, so we helped develop Sitemaster EPC.

If you have any questions or would like to talk further please email us

•   For more information on Workshop/Training dates and locations please contact us
•   To order SiteMaster EPC or arrange training please contact us

or visit: Mobile CAD Surveying

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Sitemaster Building Software v5 Released

January 12th, 2011 Comments off

logowhitebackground-smallSitemaster Building v5.0 Launched with additional features.

Last week Mobile CAD Surveying announced the release of Sitemaster Building v5.0 with additional features. Sitemaster is their award winning mobile surveying solution software from the well known Graebert stable.

For those already familiar with Sitemaster Building, you will be aware that producing the CAD drawings ‘on site’ in ‘real time’  is the future of surveying and Measured Building Surveying,  in fact, isn’t it amazing to think that just five or six years ago virtually all surveyors took pencil and pad, tape measure or possibly a laser measuring device out into the field and spent several hours measuring up sites, buildings and all related detail before returning to the office to redraw the detail into their CAD package.

Now we have, NO more return visits to site due to blunt pencils and inaccurate paper documentation, NO guesswork, NO wrong data documentation NO sagging tape measures

Additional features include:-

* Support of the Windows 7 operating system

* Support of the Leica Disto D8 and D3A BT laser distance meters

* New Room Depth option….When creating door openings, you can not only measure the lengths of the wall right-hand and left-hand to the opening in the next room but also in one operation the depth of the room. Thus, the shape of a rectangular room can be generated immediately in the drawing. This will vastly speed up production of lower tolerance drawings…EPC for instance.

* New Building Services Library….The Symbols area of the program now additionally provides a Library for Building Services which allows you to insert blocks for electrical power supplies, water supplies, and equipment such as boilers or extractors, into your floor plans.

* New Dimensioned Symbols command… the Symbols area lets you now add a dimension line with a Symbol on it. You can quickly add to your site measurement plans, measured from one end point of a wall in the classic SiteMaster style. This feature is intended to be used especially to collect building services information (for example for kitchen planning), but basically can be used with any other symbol of the built-in or customized symbol library.

* Door and Windows can now be placed into any wall. These can be openings which cover the entire length of a wall (in fact replacing the wall), or openings which have zero distance at one end of a wall.

* The WIDTH attribute of door and window openings with retainer always gets the smallest (clear) distance of the opening.

Why not download a FREE trial version now and see for yourself the future of mobile surveying solutions.

Mobile CAD Surveying Ltd the main and preferred Graebert dealer in the UK, supplying mobile surveying solutions Worldwide.

Coming soon! Sitemaster Building v6 – the next Generation of SiteMaster Optimized for Building Information Modelling (BIM)  Combines Mobile Deployment, 3D Building Measurement and Object Modelling into a Single Solution

Using the ARES Core Engine for AutoCAD Compatibility. To express an interest or to be kept up to date with developments use their contact form.

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Sitemaster Building v5 released

January 5th, 2011 Comments off

logowhitebackground-smallSitemaster Building v5.0 Launched with additional features.

Last week Mobile CAD Surveying announced the release of Sitemaster Building v5.0 with additional features. Sitemaster is their award winning mobile surveying solution software from the well known Graebert stable.

For those already familiar with Sitemaster Building, you will be aware that producing the CAD drawings ‘on site’ in ‘real time’  is the future of surveying and Measured Building Surveying,  in fact, isn’t it amazing to think that just five or six years ago virtually all surveyors took pencil and pad, tape measure or possibly a laser measuring device out into the field and spent several hours measuring up sites, buildings and all related detail before returning to the office to redraw the detail into their CAD package.

Now we have, NO more return visits to site due to blunt pencils and inaccurate paper documentation, NO guesswork, NO wrong data documentation NO sagging tape measures

Additional features include:-

* Support of the Windows 7 operating system

* Support of the Leica Disto D8 and D3A BT laser distance meters

* New Room Depth option….When creating door openings, you can not only measure the lengths of the wall right-hand and left-hand to the opening in the next room but also in one operation the depth of the room. Thus, the shape of a rectangular room can be generated immediately in the drawing. This will vastly speed up production of lower tolerance drawings…EPC for instance.

* New Building Services Library….The Symbols area of the program now additionally provides a Library for Building Services which allows you to insert blocks for electrical power supplies, water supplies, and equipment such as boilers or extractors, into your floor plans.

* New Dimensioned Symbols command… the Symbols area lets you now add a dimension line with a Symbol on it. You can quickly add to your site measurement plans, measured from one end point of a wall in the classic SiteMaster style. This feature is intended to be used especially to collect building services information (for example for kitchen planning), but basically can be used with any other symbol of the built-in or customized symbol library.

* Door and Windows can now be placed into any wall. These can be openings which cover the entire length of a wall (in fact replacing the wall), or openings which have zero distance at one end of a wall.

* The WIDTH attribute of door and window openings with retainer always gets the smallest (clear) distance of the opening.

Why not download a FREE trial version now and see for yourself the future of mobile surveying solutions.

Mobile CAD Surveying Ltd the main and preferred Graebert dealer in the UK, supplying mobile surveying solutions Worldwide.

Coming soon! Sitemaster Building v6 – the next Generation of SiteMaster Optimized for Building Information Modelling (BIM)  Combines Mobile Deployment, 3D Building Measurement and Object Modelling into a Single Solution

Using the ARES Core Engine for AutoCAD Compatibility. To express an interest or to be kept up to date with developments use their contact form.

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Viliv Tablets now available

July 15th, 2010 Comments off

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Mobile CAD Surveying have added the Viliv model tablets to their range of products. The Viliv X70 has been tested for sometime by them we are told with their award winning Sitemaster Building Software after the demise of the Q1 ULTRA that had been used for many years.

A spokesman from the Company told us the Viliv X70 Premium and EX 3G models were “outstanding value and have proved their worth during long ongoing testing on live and real time surveys”

“Over the next few days we hope to be adding more fromthe Viliv range to our product base” we were told.

Some of the accesories already avaliable for this particular model are:-

Accessories/Upgrades

Standard with Windows XP Home – upgrades available to Windows 7 – Starter – Home – Pro
Power adaptor
Standard battery
X70 EX Leather pouch
Multi TV  Out Cable
USB Cable
VGA Out Cable
X70 Car mount
X70 EX Cigar Jack

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Mobile CAD SURVEYS

March 14th, 2010 Comments off

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The UK’s leading provider of Graeberts Sitemaster software and Mobile CAD Solutions, Mobile CAD Surveying this week announced the launch of another  dedicated surveying site Mobile CAD Surveys.co.uk

This new site is designed to facilitate a growing numbers of customers who just want information on Measured Building Surveys rather than having to wade through their massive main site which has hundreds of additional products, from a Samsung Q1 ULTRA stylus pen, to software and on to surveying equipment.

Mobile CAD Surveys.co.uk will help customers find what they are looking for quickly and allow them to contact them with their requirements much faster.

So anyone interested in having some survey work carried out, take a look at their site and view some of the floor plans and elevational drawings they have produced for all types of customers.

Taken from their site:

When you need a measured building survey, a measured building surveyor or a full programme of surveys and floor plans, we can help you.. If time scales are tight, or clients time constraints are limited on site, we can work with you.

It doesn’t matter how big or small your project is, from just one house plan of a few square metres up to tens of thousands of square metres or several house plans, we can meet your requirements. We have large experience of  Measured Building Surveys, floor plans and elevational drawings, everything from private dwellings/homes, house plans and domestic premises, apartments and flats, to  supermarkets and shopping malls, churches and public buildings and have carried out Measured Survey programmes encompassing hundreds of properties,  so we can provide a schedule to suit you!

Floor Plans can be produced and required for lots of different reasons. Let us know why you require them and we will be able to provide you with an accurate quotation.

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Sitemaster Building Software – Floor Plans Measured Building Surveys As Builts

February 27th, 2010 Comments off

SiteMaster Building Sitemaster MovieMobile CAD Software
The mobile solution for Professional Building Surveys and CAD Drawings carried out On Site in Real Time
Draw fast and accurate walls (as single or double line), windows, doors and symbols
rectangular and circular columns, recesses, ,chimneys, ducts, room areas, volumes, perimeters and much more.

Point ~ Shoot ~ Drawn = Instant Floor Plans

SiteMaster Building – for daily use – 100 million square meters of Building Surveys cannot be wrong!

Now being used extensively for Commercial Energy Assessment Floor Plans and Data Collection

How to Insert a Window with Retainer into a Wall
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Download FREE Trial Software

Sitemaster Building 4.1 software for fast, accurate, floor plans and Measured Building Surveys in real time, carried out On Site with NO mistakes and NO return visits to site.

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SAVE £300 with Sitemaster Building LT – last few days

January 26th, 2010 Comments off

Sitemaster Building LT

Sitemaster Building LT

Last chance to take advantage of this fantastic offer!

SPECIAL OFFER – LIMITED TIME ONLY
REDUCED from £550.00 to
ONLY £250.00

Take advantage now of this limited time offer,

SiteMaster Building LT (now REDUCED by £300) is an ideal starter programme for someone who is about to invest £600 or equivalent $/€ rate on the Leica Disto D8 laser distance meter and wants to interface with an intelligent mobile drawing package which supports .dwg format CAD package; SiteMaster Building LT will give you the flexibility you need as an ideal starter package with an easy upgrade through to the full version should you so wish. Offer finishes 31st January 2010

For occasional building surveys

BuildingLT gives you many handy ways to create walls (even double line walls), windows, doors, openings and symbols. You can measure and draw rectangular and circular columns, recesses, chimneys and niches/ductes. You can use the EnterPoint dialog for precise entry of coordinates and angle/distance values.

Sitemaster Building LT Screenshot

The extensive features are especially interesting for users that need to create and deliver professional digital floor plans.

The layer management supports the combination of several floor plans in one single file. Heights of rooms, openings and symbols can be recorded and exported. Lasered distances are recorded in the background and saved on an extra layer for proofing purposes.

The Camera function allows you to insert icon-referenced inspection photos and images. SiteMaster Building contains an Image function for direct insertion and scaling of photos and image underlays with support for file formats as BMP, JPG, PNG, TIFF and RLC digital photos and images.

VoiceNotes that can easily been inserted eliminate time consuming text markup by providing record and playback of high-compressed audio notes and instructions directly inside your drawings.

AutoCAD-compatible drawing symbols / blocks can be used. The Visual Symbol Manager lets you insert symbols ? as-measured, referenced or free in the drawing. You can export Excel-compatible .csv files with room/area lists and room schedule reports/symbol lists. The Check Distance function lets you compare »as-built« distances to plan distances and record this comparison.

Experienced power users can use the visual Desktop, Menu and Toolbar Editor (DME2) and Lisp and/or C++ programming APIs to customize and extend the program furthermore.

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SAVE £300 – Sitemaster Building LT

November 24th, 2009 Comments off
Sitemaster Building LT

Sitemaster Building LT

SPECIAL OFFER – LIMITED TIME ONLY
REDUCED from £550.00 to
ONLY £250.00

Take advantage now of this limited time offer,

SiteMaster Building LT (now REDUCED by £300) is an ideal starter programme for someone who is about to invest £600 or equivalent $/€ rate on the Leica Disto D8 laser distance meter and wants to interface with an intelligent mobile drawing package which supports .dwg format CAD package; SiteMaster Building LT will give you the flexibility you need as an ideal starter package with an easy upgrade through to the full version should you so wish. Limited time offer ONLY

For occasional building surveys

BuildingLT gives you many handy ways to create walls (even double line walls), windows, doors, openings and symbols. You can measure and draw rectangular and circular columns, recesses, chimneys and niches/ductes. You can use the EnterPoint dialog for precise entry of coordinates and angle/distance values.

Sitemaster Building LT Screenshot

The extensive features are especially interesting for users that need to create and deliver professional digital floor plans.

The layer management supports the combination of several floor plans in one single file. Heights of rooms, openings and symbols can be recorded and exported. Lasered distances are recorded in the background and saved on an extra layer for proofing purposes.

The Camera function allows you to insert icon-referenced inspection photos and images. SiteMaster Building contains an Image function for direct insertion and scaling of photos and image underlays with support for file formats as BMP, JPG, PNG, TIFF and RLC digital photos and images.

VoiceNotes that can easily been inserted eliminate time consuming text markup by providing record and playback of high-compressed audio notes and instructions directly inside your drawings.

AutoCAD-compatible drawing symbols / blocks can be used. The Visual Symbol Manager lets you insert symbols ? as-measured, referenced or free in the drawing. You can export Excel-compatible .csv files with room/area lists and room schedule reports/symbol lists. The Check Distance function lets you compare »as-built« distances to plan distances and record this comparison.

Experienced power users can use the visual Desktop, Menu and Toolbar Editor (DME2) and Lisp and/or C++ programming APIs to customize and extend the program furthermore.

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