Product Development

 

Fully integrate your high-volume business processes into one enterprise management system

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Enterprise Management for High Volume Home Builders

SAPPHIRE Build enables the builder to manage options in the CAD system, 3D, take-offs from CAD which flow directly into the purchasing module of the SAPPHIRE Build Enterprise Management Suite.

Features

The features of SAPPHIRE Build product development also target the business processes for creating, distributing and managing the construction documents. The versions and releases of the CAD drawings and construction documents are integrated into the full management suite and work concurrently with our business hierarchy. A vendor or builder does not have to worry about having the wrong version of a plan at a community or lot.

Our workflow system enables discipline in these product development departments in producing construction documents, design development and interaction with the entire design team including the engineers, mechanical HVAC partners and component manufacturers.

CAD Drawing

We use it to accurately cost our new designs with options. It’s a highly productive tool.

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Architectural CAD Options

With SAPPHIRE Build, options are dynamically linked to your base plans, in 2D or 3D, ensuring plan and option combinations can be built seamlessly, before building in the field. Lot-specific plans can be generated in minutes, respecting community, lot, and option rules.
  • Manages Structural Options, Code Options, Sales Options
  • Automatic House Configurator
  • Option on Option Tools
  • One BIM for all construction docs
  • 3D Sales Brochures
  • Automatic Plan Mirroring

Structural Frame Design

Tailored to meet the needs of the residential Builder and consulting Engineer, MiTek introduces SAPPHIRE Build for Precision Framing – the new standard in 3D residential framing design.

SAPPHIRE Build’s Building Information Model includes:

 

  • Structural frame modeling
  • Vertical load distribution
  • Design of EWP, Dimensional lumber, Connectors
  • Shear wall specification
  • Clash detection
  • Material accumulation

Materials Estimating

With SAPPHIRE Build, manage bills of material directly from your CAD drawings. Design plans while calculating materials to ensure designs are within budgets.  Make changes to your designs and see the impact on material quantities and budgets in minutes. Generate base plan and option costing reports to compare quantity and costs differences with the click of a button.
  • Material Take-offs
  • Automated Option Costing
  • Material Validation
  • Reports Integrate with your business software
  • Conditional Take-offs
  • Customized Output