Discover PlusSpec with our Live Webinars

Webinars will last 60 minutes and will cover a broad range of topics that will help you become a PlusSpec Ninja

If you don’t have PlusSpec, no problem! Come along and see why PlusSpec is the right choice for your business!

Note: We understand that this time may not suit you (depending on your time zone or workload). No problem! Just ensure that you register, and you will still receive the video recording, so that you can watch it when it suits you. If you can, we urge you to attend though, as you will be able to ask questions!

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Thursday, September 28 / Wednesday, September 27 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: TBC – September 28, 9:00 AM AEST / September 27, 4:00 PM PST

 

We have canceled the Webinar scheduled for September 21 AEST / September 20 PST. Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

Although we are yet to confirm the topic, sign up now because we’re sure that you’ll love it.

 

We look forward to seeing you next week!

Thursday, September 14 / Wednesday, September 13 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Collaborating with PlusSpec for SketchUp – September 14, 9:00 AM AEST / September 13, 4:00 PM PST

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In this webinar we’ll be talking about how you can collaborate with PlusSpec for SketchUp. 

  • We’ll talk about the scene tool in-depth and discuss how on top of 2D construction drawings, you can easily create immersive fly-throughs for different audiences, such as: customers, consultants, trades, etc. Communicating in 3D is one of the most powerful features of PlusSpec for SketchUp! 
  • We’ll discuss layers and styles so that you can control the way your model looks and reads for each view/scene. 
  • We’ll also demonstrate the PlusSpec tag tool, which enables you to visually communicate within the model, both internally, and with customers/consultants (eg. RFI’s, Revisions, etc).

And, we’ll end on a Q&A so that you can ask us anything. 

 

BIM Built Better. 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users. 

See you there!

Thursday, September 07 / Wednesday, September 07 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Customizing Walls & Combining Various Wall Types – September 07, 9:00 AM AEST / September 06, 4:00 PM PST

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In this webinar we’ll be talking about the PlusSpec Wall tool. 

  • We’ll discuss how to model with the correct LOD (Level of Deatil) and how you can customize your walls with the PlusSpec Material Creator. 
  • We’ll also demonstrate how you can combine/join different wall types, and discuss best modeling practices to achieve such things as: Garage step downs, brick piers, horizontally split walls (wainscot), etc.

And, we’ll end on a Q&A so that you can ask us anything. 

 

BIM Built Better. 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users. 

See you there!

Thursday, August 24 / Wednesday, August 23 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Creating Roofs with PlusSpec – from the Simple to the Complex – August 24, 9:00 AM AEST / August 23, 4:00 PM PST

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In this webinar we’ll be talking about the PlusSpec Roof tool. 

  • We’ll demonstrate how to create a range of roofs with PlusSpec for SketchUp, such as: Hip roofs, skillion/shed roofs, flat roofs, etc.
  • We’ll discuss advanced Tips and Tricks so that you can take your modelling to the next level.
  • And, we’ll end on a Q&A so that you can ask us anything.

BIM Built Better.

 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users.

See you there!

Thursday, August 17 / Wednesday, August 16 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: How to Take Your 2D Construction Drawings to The Next Level – August 10, 9:00 AM AEST / August 09, 4:00 PM PST

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In this webinar we’ll show you how you can create amazing, professional 2D drawings with PlusSpec for SketchUp Pro. 

  • We’ll discuss advanced presentation techniques, such as: line work and overlays. 
  • We’ll demonstrate how to best use the dimension tool (and discuss all the do’s and dont’s). 
  • We’ll discuss sections and section hatching. 
  • And, we’ll end on a Q&A so that you can ask us anything. 

BIM Built Better. 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users. 

See you there!

Thursday, August 10 / Wednesday, August 09 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Presentation Tips and Tricks – August 10, 9:00 AM AEST / August 09, 4:00 PM PST

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In this webinar we’ll show you how to make the most of your presentations with PlusSpec for SketchUp, which leaves every other CAD software for dead! 

 

  • We’ll showcase how to use fog and shadow to make your model look sexy – straight out of the box. 
  • We’ll discuss ‘Styles’, and how they completely change the look and feel of your presentation drawings/model – and how they interact with your Layers.
  • We’ll discuss line weight, and how you can control the profiles and sections of your model, directly within the model. 
  • We’ll briefly discuss Material Creation, and how to ensure you get the best seamless/tile-able textures.

And, we’ll end on a Q&A so that you can ask us anything. 


BIM Built Better. 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users – especially if you don’t have much SketchUp experience. 

See you there!

Thursday, June 22 / Wednesday, June 21 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: PlusSpec 2017 Sneak Peek – June 22, 9:00 AM AEST / June 21, 4:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar we’ll demonstrate what’s new in our upcoming PlusSpec 2017 update!

 

BIM Built Better.

 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users.

 

See you there!

Thursday, June 8 / Wednesday, June 7 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Interior Design – June 08, 9:00 AM AEST / June 7, 4:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar we’ll demonstrate why PlusSpec for SketchUp is the number 1 Interior Design software.

 

We’ll show you how PlusSpec for SketchUp gives you total design freedom, unlike any other BIM software, and will allow you to communicate your designs in a way that your customers will immediately understand and love.

 

We’ll discuss how you can use real products from your favourite building manufacturers, which is at the core of Interior Design – and how your designs will become an immersive 3D mood board, unlike anything you’ve seen before.

 

Finally, we’ll also show you how you can generate one-click Take-offs/product specifications and cost estimates, so that you can understand and control costs like you never thought possible.

 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users.

 

See you there!

Thursday, June 1 / Wednesday, May 31, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Live Q&A – June 01, 9:00 AM AEST / May 31, 4:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

Join our live Q&A!

 

Ask all of your questions about PlusSpec, and we’ll do our best to answer them.

 

Not many companies like being put on the spot, but we love it! Why? Because we are that confident that PlusSpec is the right choice for your business, and will transform the way you design, estimate and build.

 

Suitable for non PlusSpec users, Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced users.

 

See you there!

Thursday, May 25 / Wednesday, May 24, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: How to Quote from Plans – May 25, 9:00 AM AEST / May 24, 4:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar, we’ll show you how to create accurate Take-offs from 2D plans, faster and smarter.

 

We’ll discuss why so many Builders and Estimators are making the shift to PlusSpec. Come and see why our customers are raving about how much money PlusSpec has saved them by being able to SEE plan errors or complexities from the outset.

 

Profession focus: Builders

 

Suitable for non-PlusSpec users, Beginners and Intermediate users.

 

See you there!

Thursday, May 18 / Wednesday, May 17, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: A Guide to creating 3D Details – May 18, 9:00 AM AEST / May 17, 4:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

Last week we gave you an overview of why PlusSpec for SketchUp is the perfect balance between design and construction – and how you can easily create beautiful and professional 2D details directly from your model. We also showed you 3D details, and why we believe they are the future.

 

In this demonstration, we’ll show you how to create a 3D detail vignette step-by-step!

 

Suitable for non-PlusSpec users, Beginners and Intermediate users.

 

See you there!

Thursday, May 11 / Wednesday, May 10, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: 2D & 3D Details – May 11, 9:00 AM AEST / May 10, 4:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

PlusSpec for SketchUp is the perfect balance between design and construction. In this webinar, you’ll learn why thousands of architects, designers, builders and Universities/Colleges/Apprenticeships are making the switch to PlusSpec – and bringing back the art of detailing!

– We’ll show you how PlusSpec is VDC (Virtual Design & Construction) and demonstrate how easily you can create unsurpassed construction details directly from PlusSpec models – and in a way that everyone will understand!
– We’ll demonstrate how you can create amazing 3D detail vignettes (detail templates), and why we believe 3D details are the future.
– We’ll demonstrate how you can easily import existing CAD details and use them to create 2D line details, or turn them into 3D detail vignettes (as detail templates).
– We’ll discuss why so many Educational Institutions and Companies are pushing PlusSpec to teach construction detailing to students/employees, and how this will benefit our Industry.

 

Suitable for non-PlusSpec users, Beginners and Intermediate users.

 

See you there!

Thursday, May 4 / Wednesday, May 3, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Doors & Windows – May 4, 9:00 AM AEST / May 3, 4:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar, we’ll show you everything you need to know about adding doors & windows with PlusSpec for SketchUp.

We’ll show you how you can easily insert, delete, edit, move and customize doors & windows – as well as how you can label them for your 2D drawings/schedules. We’ll also discuss how all of your doors & windows are quantified in your auto Take-Off/BOM.

Suitable for non-PlusSpec users, Beginners and Intermediate users.

See you there!

Thursday, April 13th / Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Customize & Create Complex Designs with the best of PlusSpec and SketchUp – April 13, 9:00 AM AEST / April 12, 4:00 PM PDT

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use the best of SketchUp’s free-form modeling with PlusSpec’s intelligent BIM, parametric tools. With this combination, you don’t have to be a software genius to create anything ‘outside of the box’ (unlike other software!).

Suitable for non-PlusSpec users, Beginners and Intermediate users.

 

See you there!

Thursday, April 06th / Wednesday, April 05th, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Geolocating a project & Site Modelling (contours) – April 6, 9:00 AM AEST / April 05, 4:00 PM PDT

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar, we’ll show you how to Geo-locate a project and how to model a site with contours, place your project within the site, and how to calculate cut and fill volumes.

We will also discuss the upcoming Add Location changes in SketchUp, which will come into affect on May 22, 2017.

 

Suitable for non-PlusSpec users, Beginners and Intermediate users.

See you there!

Thursday, March 30th / Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

PlusSpec Weekly Webinar: Drawing walls + Multiple level/Multi-family homes with PlusSpec – March 30, 9:00 AM AEDT / March 29, 2:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar, we’ll talk all things walls: drawing, editing, redefining, etc – and then demonstrate the best ways to model Multiple level/Multi-family homes.

Suitable for non-PlusSpec users, Beginners and Intermediate users.

See you there!

Thursday, March 9th / Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Take-Off/BOQ/BOM & Estimating – March 09, 9:00 AM AEDT / March 08, 2:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

The most common thing heard from builders: ‘I HATE quoting jobs!’ . Want to improve how you create preliminary quotes, or simply want to know more about quoting and estimating?

 

Special guest Andrew Dwight, founder of RubySketch, with decades of experience on the tools and a builder will be showing you how he used PlusSpec to improve his project and profit outcomes, and how to use PlusSpec better for yours.

In our last 2 webinars we have had to turn people away. LIMIT is 100 people so you really need to register now. First in, best dressed!

 

WE’LL SHOW YOU:

✓ GETTING PAID TO QUOTE
✓ CREATING FAST QUOTES
✓ WINNING JOBS
✓ ELIMINATE TYRE-KICKERS
= ALL IN ONE GO

WE’LL HAVE TECH TALK:

✓ PURLINS, JOISTS
✓ FRAMING JUNCTIONS
✓ TRUNCATED GIRDERS
✓ STUD SPACING
✓ CREEPER RAFTERS
✓ LOAD BEARING POINT LOADS

Thursday, March 2nd / Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Part 2 (Advanced) Creating Custom Materials/Products/Walls – March 02, 9:00 AM AEDT / March 01, 2:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar we will take off from where we left you last week. We’ll show you how PlusSpec allows you to make any material/product and wall types, as well as how you can create accurate Take-off’s/estimates from them.

 

If you missed Part 1, don’t worry! This webinar will further demonstrate the entire process of Material Creation/Wall creation.

 

See you in the Webinar!

Thursday, February 23rd / Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Creating Custom Materials/Products – Feb 23, 9:00 AM AEDT / Feb 22, 2:00 PM PST

*SESSION FINISHED* 

If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar you’ll learn how you can easily create custom Materials/Products and save them to your personal Material Library (so you can use them in any current or future project).

 

To put it simply, we’ll show you how to create your own walls, roofs, flooring, structure, etc.

 

This is one of the most powerful and underused features of PlusSpec. You won’t want to miss this!

Thursday, February 16th / Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

PlusSpec Overview – Feb 16, 9:00 AM AEDT / Feb 15, 2:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar you will learn ‘Why PlusSpec’. We’ll introduce you to PlusSpec and show you why it is the smart choice for your business.

 

If you already have PlusSpec but you’re new to the gang, this ‘back to the basics’ webinar will ensure that you understand the fundamentals of PlusSpec so that you can get good fast.

Thursday, February 9th / Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Taking Layout (2D) to ‘The Next Level’ – Feb 9, 9:00 AM AEDT / Feb 8, 2:00 PM PST

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If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar you will learn how to use SketchUp Layout to create professional, amazing-looking 2D drawings (construction documents) from your PlusSpec for SketchUp model.

 

This webinar follows on from the previous basic overview of Layout, and will help you make the most of more advanced workflows (such as overlay techniques, and creating your own scrapbooks).

Thursday, February 2nd / Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Getting Started with Layout (2D Documentation) on Feb 2, 9:00 AM AEDT / Feb 1, 2:00 PM PST

*SESSION FINISHED* 

If you missed out, don’t forget to sign up early to our next one!

 

In this webinar you will learn how to use SketchUp Layout to create professional, amazing-looking 2D drawings (construction documents) from your PlusSpec for SketchUp model. This webinar is a basic overview of Layout, and will cover all of the fundamental tips and tricks to help you get started.

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