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Top 10 Reasons Why GBuilder is Superior to Paper, Excel and Simple Software Solutions

TASK THE OLD WAYS "Excel & Paper" SIMPLE SOFTWARE GBUILDER

BIM Compatibility
& Utilisaton

No

No

Yes, uses existing IFC files or creates BIM models from DWG files. Utilizes BIM in a number of ways during sales, project management, configuration, building and handover.

Project Setup
& Data Input

Manual, slow and frustrating. Takes weeks to months. Prone to errors.

Manual, slow and frustrating. Takes weeks to months. Prone to errors.

Turnkey solution. Upload your CAD files and material information, then you are all set!

Material Database of
Options and Appliances

Excel or paper. Difficult to manage different versions, keep Up-to-Date and distribute.

Usually not included. Excel or paper. Difficult to manage different versions, keep Up-to-Date and distribute. Manual databases possible.

Digital centralized database included, with easily (or automatically) updated information instantly available.

Material Choices
& Configuration
 

CGIs, floorplans, generic pictures, paper forms to fill out.

Generic picture or simple model that changes. Simple to fill out.

3D and VR models of every home, changes in material and structure. User-friendly UI.

Pricing Upsales and Budgeting.

Manual, excel/paper or "Let me get back to you on that..."

Manually adding prices and quantities based on manual calculations.

Easy to set, quantity-based pricing. Customers are instantly shown exact cost implications to their homes. All prices are based on accurate BIM data.

Visualisations

Generic CGIs / 3D of sample rooms or apartments.

Generic CGIs / 3D of sample rooms or apartments.

Every home in individual dynamic HD-level 3D & VR (Oculus Quest). Possible to view from any angle with every possible material configuration and actual views. 

Communications

Through emails, phone calls and notes.

Partly over software.

Centralised channel for all communications. In-app messaging, notifications by email and SMS, digital signatures.

Bill of Quantities

Manual. Data management and formatting take a long time. Prone to errors.

Manual. Data management and formatting take a long time.

Automatic. Instantly available and accurate BIM-based data.

Bill of Materials

Manual. Data management and formatting take 1-2 hours per unit. Prone to errors.

Manual. Data management and formatting take 1-2 hours per unit. Prone to errors.

Automatic. Instantly available and accurate BIM-based data. Available to all stakeholders.

Defect Management

Paper, excels to fill out. Communication over phone and email. Slow, leads to fragmented information and errors.

Not included or a simple form to fill out. Often another solution is needed.

Built-in features to be used by different stakeholders internally and customer-facing. Use during different phases: build to handover to handover to warranty. Easy to manage, assign and follow up on tasks.

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