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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.
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.
Reasons To Try Quantify
Experience Quantify's estimating flexibility, advanced automation features and unlimited online access that will help your teams connect and collaborate
Enjoy a 14-Day free trial of Quantify MEP estimating software when you sign up. No credit card, no gimmicks.
Quantify has one price, per year, per license. There are no add-ons or upsells.
SUPPLIER PRICING INTEGRATION
PataBid is directly integrated with City Electric Supply. Access direct pricing and order materials from within Quantify. Learn More.
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.
Extra Estimating Features
PUBLIC TENDER SEARCHING
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)
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
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
LIST PRICING SERVICE
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
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
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
QUICK ITEM PADS
Create an unlimited number of custom quick item pads
Mix and match items and assemblies
Automatically distributed to all users in your company
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
AUTOMATED TAKEOFF - RAPID COUNT
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
Bid faster and improve your accuracy
Copy and paste items on the graphical quantity takeoff
Select multiple items and/or assemblies to Blueprint
Save time and eliminate mistakes with Blueprinting
LABOR UNIT ASSUMPTIONS
See assumptions and relevant information for labor units
Know how the values were calculated
Be sure of the information in your estimates
FORMULA DRIVEN ASSEMBLIES
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
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
Connect with ChimpKey to learn more about PDF data extraction
QUANTIFY ON THE GO
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
Simple Affordable Pricing
PataBid's yearly license fee for Quantify MEP estimating software
No update fees. No hidden costs. Tech support included.
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.