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Save Time Estimating
Win More Projects

Electrical and mechanical estimating software designed to produce reliable bids to make jobs more predictable and profitable.  Grow your contracting business with PataBid Quantify MEP estimating software. Find, bid and win more work.

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Estimating software for electrical contractors
and mechanical contractors

PataBid is a pioneer in developing smart, accessible estimating tools for mechanical and electrical bidding.  PataBid is the first MEP estimating software platform to have a direct integration with an electric supply house.  Through an integration with City Electric Supply, PataBid Quantify clients can access up to the minute electrical material prices, the option to buy materials directly in Quantify, and access to an exclusive software rebate program.  No other MEP estimating software can offer clients this level of material pricing accuracy and convenience.  

CES logo to Bid electrical work using Quantify MEP estimating software
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Reasons To Try Quantify
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Experience Quantify's estimating flexibility, advanced automation features and unlimited online access that will help your teams connect and collaborate

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Enjoy a 14-Day free trial of Quantify MEP estimating software when you sign up. No credit card, no gimmicks.

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Quantify has one price, per year, per license. There are no add-ons or upsells.

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PataBid is directly integrated with City Electric Supply.  Access direct pricing and order materials from within Quantify.  Learn More.

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Quantify is a full MEP estimating software suite.  Users can access all the tools they need to improve bid win ratios and maximize profits.

Not ready to take the plunge on estimating software yet?  Read how current PataBid clients are leveraging the powerful tools in Quantify estimating software for electrical contractors to effectively bid electrical work and mechanical work.

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Extra Estimating Features


Automated tender searching from over 250 repositories across Canada & the US

Search for jobs and bid them in one unified platform

PataBid Tenders integration is included in a Quantify license purchase (a $588 value)

Integrated public tender searching in Quantify software

PataBid Quantify is a full service estimating software for electrical contractors and mechanical contractors.  In addition to the numerous graphical takeoff features, users also get access to a host of estimating features and built-in extras, at no extra cost. 



Create an unlimited number of users with a single license purchase

Multiple users that can share a company's licenses

Allows for estimate collaboration without the need for multiple license purchases

Pooled licensing screen in Quantify mechanical estimating software
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Estimate closeout to help contractors bid electrical work


Select the breakdown you want to use in your closeout (drawing, system, bid form, etc.)

Manage project labor, quoted packages, subcontractors, equipment and overhead

Assign breakdown values and level scope

View all of the project details easily to create a reliable bid price


Download PDF shop drawings for common items from your estimate

Easily email PDFs to clients or general contractors

Centralize documents with PataBid Quantify

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Integrated shop drawing image in Quantify mechanical estimating software
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Internal pricing service screen to help bid mechanical work and bid electrical work
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List pricing is automatically applied to materials in your estimate

Quantify will notify a user of a change in price for an item right in the estimate

List pricing is used mostly for project budgeting or change orders to show a client


Create profiles for each supply house you purchase from

Select electrical/mechanical materials from our database to send to the supplier (converted by Quantify into an Excel sheet)

Drag and drop the returned Excel sheet to get your contractor pricing into Quantify

Quantify will automatically send your custom material list to a supplier on your behalf so you always have current pricing

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Image of supplier pricing feature in Quantify mechanical estimating software
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Use ChimpKey's integration with Quantify to access daily, up to the minute pricing based on current material purchases

ChimpKey automatically extracts material pricing data from purchase invoices, quotes and/or delivery receipts to populate a contractor's Quantify database with current pricing

This integration with Quantify ensures contractors have the most current pricing to bid electrical/mechanical work

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Graphical Takeoff Features

Quantify's advanced tools allow contractors to streamline pre-construction tasks and produce faster, more reliable, estimates.  Bid electrical work and mechanical work with confidence and peace of mind with PataBid Quantify MEP estimating software   


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Create an unlimited number of custom quick item pads

Mix and match items and assemblies

Automatically distributed to all users in your company

PDF document page in Quantify estimating software
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Quick item quantity takeoff pad to help bid electrical work


Extract specific pages from a drawing or spec to PDF

Add notes or measurements to your PDF

Label extracted documents and save as a new PDF package

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Automatically quantify items on a drawing

Complete quantity takeoff in minutes with a single click

Use Rapid Count to count items like suites and condos using PataBid's Typicals feature

Automated takeoff in Quantify's estimating software for electrical contractors
Item attributes button

Bid faster and improve your accuracy

Construction drawing to help a contractor bid electrical work


Copy and paste items on the graphical quantity takeoff

Select multiple items and/or assemblies to Blueprint

Save time and eliminate mistakes with Blueprinting


See assumptions and relevant information for labor units

Know how the values were calculated

Be sure of the information in your estimates

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Customizable formula list to help contractors bid electrical work


Quantify comes pre-loaded with common formula driven assemblies

Create custom assemblies in addition to out of the box options

Eliminate mistakes with auto generated size options


Use database items to quickly draft your own drawing & takeoff at the same time

All items used in manual drafting are automatically taken off in the estimate 

Powerful tool for design build jobs or field change orders

Drafting tool in Quantify electrical estimating software.
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Do rapid takeoff of standard suites, assemblies, and other "Typical" items in a drawing package

Completed takeoff for areas like hotel rooms or condos is put into a Typical - a type of assembly linked to the drawing

Use a Typical on the layout drawings to rapidly count all of the identical rooms or condos in the layout, instantly generating all the takeoff for those suites

PataBid's AI can also be used to count the Typicals - so major takeoffs can be completed in minutes

Integrations to ensure pricing accuracy in Quantify electrical estimating software

Connect with ChimpKey to learn more about PDF data extraction 


Access your estimates from any job site using a tablet or smart phone

Have all estimate data (read only) at your fingertips

See takeoff assumptions and estimate scope of work

View all uploaded PDF’s and manual drawings 

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Simple Affordable Pricing

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14 Day Trial

Full Access

All Features Available (no credit card required)





per license, per year

plus applicable taxes

Cloud based

Rapid Count

On Screen Takeoff (graphical)

Import existing database

PataBid Tenders Included 

Flexible bid summary

Close out

Unlimited Projects

Material databases

Pre-built Assemblies

Tech Support

PataBid's yearly license fee for Quantify MEP estimating software

No update fees.  No hidden costs.  Tech support included.  

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Test drive Quantify by trying a mechanical/electrical estimating software free trial today.  Access PataBid's full MEP estimating software platform at no cost for 14 days.  Estimate residential, commercial and industrial projects with Quantify estimating software for electrical contractors and mechanical contractors. 

Faster takeoff. More accurate estimating. More competitive bids.

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