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plan analyst soft ware

Discussion in 'CAD / Software Discussion' started by codeworks, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. codeworks

    codeworks Gold Member

    Jun 12, 2011
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    is anyon using plananalyst? (Ben Weese and Assoc) i read the web page this weekend. beam check, calc program looks good. i used it in 87 when working under BOCA in vt, it was fairly new (second year of development), and am curious about advancement in it's usability/depth etc. i was impressed then. i'd figure it's better, please let me know
  2. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

    Oct 16, 2009
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    Over a year with no response. Interesting, must be an odd software company. Beam check we have and use.
  3. mtlogcabin

    mtlogcabin Registered User

    Oct 17, 2009
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    I used Plan Analyst when I was reviewing plans. It helped immensely when I was starting out and then I found I did not need it for the majority of small simple projects we where seeing here. I just purchased the 2012 edition since we will be adopting the 2012 codes and I have someone who has moved from the inspector slot to the plans examiner position. I believe it will be a good tool for him to train with.
  4. steveray

    steveray Sawhorse

    Nov 25, 2009
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    We use it here for big stuff...no training makes it tough to use, plus we have to go back in and edit everything for our state amendments. I think the boss likes it because it gives an impressive looking report. Most of what I see it doing, I can check faster manually.....

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