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Blog Post: Over the past year, we have seen increased demand around the country for categorizing unearthed prehistoric fossils on the job site… Read More
Blog Post: David Stutzman's blog post "What Should I Look for During Submittal Review?" provided great insight into the mind of architects and specifiers - those on the receiving end of submittals… Read More
Blog Post: When potential customers visit your website, they are primarily looking to find your products’ technical data sheets, guide specifications, or MSDS forms… Read More
Blog Post: A lively discussion has been taking place in the Construction Professionals Forum on LinkedIn regarding the future of iPads in construction… Read More
Blog Post: This week, a new study on contractor purchasing behavior came out from management consulting firm L… Read More
Blog Post: Word clouds are a fun way to get a bird's-eye view of your website, blog, or Twitter feed… Read More
Blog Post: In my previous post, I presented how projects can reduce costs with electronic submittalsRead More

Blog Post: This week ENR released the preliminary results for a 

Results suggest engagement is strongest among age groups 30-and-under and 51-and-over…

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BuildSite is pioneering product-specific online advertising in B2B industrial markets. We are looking for a Business Development Director who can be an evangelist for our offering, BuildSite Point of Sale.


The majority of products on BuildSite are manufactured domestically and we give manufacturers the option to distinguish their products with icons showing that they are 'Made in the USA'.

Blog Post: In my last post on electronic submittals, I wrote about a process that one construction expert called When you combine multiple spec sections with multiple copies and iterations, you are paying for thousands—or even tens of thousands—of pages to be copied and delivered throughout the course of a project… Read More
Blog Post: Everyone in construction is talking about 'Made in America' building products after ABC News ran a segment last week on the Bozeman, Montana home completely made in AmericaRead More

Join us at Greenbuild booth 1300N, watch a how-to video on our Annotation Tool, and learn more about our Featured Partner, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum.

Blog Post: Many thanks to Molly Dallman and Bev Garnet for giving BuildSite the opportunity to participate in the Read More
Blog Post: Construction submittals play a seemingly small but critical role in commercial projects… Read More

BuildSite helps people who make things communicate with people who build things. This issue highlights high performance products from Georgia-Pacific and W.R. Meadows, two undisputed leaders in building materials.

Blog Post: BuildSite Mobile is a featured "Innovation" in July's issue of Concrete ConstructionRead More

Atlanta, Ga. and Oakland, Calif.—(August 2, 2011)—BuildSite and Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced plans to integrate their applications to improve workflows for architects, specifiers, engineers, and contractors. BSD SpecLink® automated specification software will include hundreds of hyperlinks to BuildSite’s online construction product database.

Blog Post: Today we are excited to announce our integration with Building Systems Design, Inc… Read More

Dear Friends, Contractors matter!  Melanie Loftus posted an announcement of Michael Chusid's article on the power of contractors and their suppliers in BuildSite News, but I thought it deserved wider distribution.


We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who is willing to be creative, take initiative, and gain hands-on experience executing marketing and social media campaigns.

Blog Post: According to our friends at Constructech, "mobility is key" in the construction industry… Read More
Blog Post: As I have written in previous blog posts about marketing to contractors, getting "in the spec" is the holy grail of construction marketing today… Read More

OAKLAND, Calif.—(June 9, 2011)—BuildSite today unveiled its mobile construction software at BuildSite Mobile provides search and messaging tools to users of BuildSite’s construction submittal software.

Blog Post: "BuildSite Mobile takes a bite out of product specs on paper… Read More
Blog Post: Our commercial for BuildSite Mobile - bringing product data to the digital jobsite - is now available on the BuildSite YouTube ChannelRead More
Blog Post: Tens of thousands of men and women sell construction materials throughout the United States… Read More

BuildSite's mobile construction software allows AEC professionals to send product-specific information to the project team from wherever: on the road, at the jobsite, or during a meeting with a customer.


Constructech Honors BuildSite in 2011 Top Products Contest

Blog Post: Constructech magazine just announced the winners of its 2011 Top Products awards, and BuildSite made the list for New Products with BuildSite SubmittalsRead More

Calling all BuildSite Submittals users! We are launching the beta version of our mobile site, and we are looking for volunteers to test it out. Read our March 2011 newsletter...

Blog Post: Today we announced our new partnership with RoofLogic at the 2011 International Roofing Expo® in Las Vegas… Read More

Las Vegas, NV (February 16, 2011)—True North Estimating and BuildSite have partnered to launch True North Product Search at the 2011 International Roofing Expo®, available immediately at True North Product Search will be part of True North’s RoofLogic and RoofCAD applications and will act as an integrated single source for product and technical information for True North customers.


Exciting news for those of you who need to access product information on the jobsite: BuildSite Submittals is going mobile!

Blog Post: In honor of Greenbuild, I got to thinking about waste in the construction submittals process… Read More

The BuildSite team is heading off to Chicago this week for our second annual exhibit at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. If you are planning to be in Chicago as well, stop by our booth #578 and watch a demo...


Chicago, IL (November 16, 2010) – Today BuildSite announced enhancements to its free edition of BuildSite Submittals, now incorporating templates tied to LEED® green building certification program submittals.

Blog Post: We are gearing up for the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo here at BuildSite, getting all our promotional items together for the show… Read More
Blog Post: The American Society of Concrete Contractors Annual Conference, held in September, brought together a group of accomplished concrete contractors from all over the country… Read More
Blog Post: Are you marketing to contractors? It is not an easy task these days, even among seasoned manufacturing companies… Read More
Blog Post: Are you a technophobe? Or do you know someone in your office who is? Now, I know that we all hate computers when they're down, when the internet is slow, when your computer picks up a virus, etc… Read More
Blog Post: Some of the most frequent calls and emails we receive come from customers who are looking for distributors of the products they find on our site… Read More
Blog Post: When it comes to document management, manufacturers have a huge responsibility towards their customers… Read More

BuildSite Newsletter September 2010

Blog Post: I knew Tekla's User Meeting was sure to be "hot" even before reaching Atlanta during its worst recorded heat wave… Read More
Blog Post: If any of you have spent as much time as I have browsing products on manufacturers’ websites, I think you’ll vehemently agree when I sat that most of them are nearly impossible to navigate… Read More
Blog Post: Part 2 of my trade show tips series covers what you should know when exhibiting for the first time… Read More
Blog Post: As a followup on my blog post How to Bid a LEED Project (and Win), here is some advice on LEED best practices for contractors… Read More
Blog Post: Are you heading out to your first trade show? Need some trade show tips? In my 2-part series, I will be outlining what I have learned from attending and exhibiting at my first trade shows… Read More
Blog Post: Back in June, BuildSite offered a raffle for a $150 gift card at USGBC-NCC's first annual Greener Builder conference for subcontractors… Read More

BuildSite Newsletter August 2010

Blog Post: The other day I visited the site of a couple of our customers, building materials distributors in Northern California… Read More
Blog Post: In the construction industry, buyers need product information that meets the needs of a particular project before deciding that the product is right for the job… Read More

Oakland, CA (July 16, 2010) -- BuildSite today announced the release of its freemium edition for BuildSite Submittals. This free Software as a Service ("SaaS") offering allows for the creation of fully electronic project submittals tied directly to c


Try BuildSite's Free Software for Construction Submittals

Blog Post: Finding construction products that meet ASTM Standards is extremely valuable to contractors aiming to meet a spec… Read More

BuildSite Newsletter July 2010


Des Moines, IA (June 30, 2010) -- Submittal Exchange today announced a new feature allowing subcontractors access to product information for submittal forms directly from BuildSite.

Blog Post: When preparing to bid a LEED project, there are a few things contractors can do to improve their proposals… Read More

Introducing UL Systems: Product Information for Complete Interior Wall Systems - All in One Place!


BuildSite Newsletter May 2010


BuildSite Submittals easily integrate with Prolog project management software.


Folsom, CA (March 30, 2010) -- Prolog users can accelerate the submittals process by directly linking to data from building product manufacturers.


Product-specific Green Data flows directly into BuildSite's LEED® submittal templates, and standard submittals convert to LEED submittals with one click.


Oakland, CA (March 8, 2010) -- BuildSite, a single source of product, technical, and procurement information for construction, has introduced online submittal templates tied to BuildSite Green Data.


Submittals play a key role in every project. They can also be a big time sink for the project team. Free up your project managers and estimators with BuildSite Software.


Oakland, CA (February 2, 2010) -- BuildSite, a single source of product, technical, procurement, and green building product information for construction, today announced the release of new BuildSite Software for Submittals.


Oakland, CA (November 11, 2009) -- BuildSite Launches Green Data, Integrating LEED® and Environmental Product Information with Project Management and Design.


BuildSite users now have access to technical and procurement information for a wide range of green products, including energy-saving insulation, windows, solar and lighting systems; water-conserving sinks, toilets and hardware; FSC-certified wood products; Low-VOC adhesives, paints and coatings; and green roofing, paving and more.


BuildSite at Greenbuild


Find product-specific LEED® and environment data with our enhanced database


Atlanta, GA (September 3, 2009) -- BuildSite Launches Green Data, Integrating LEED® and Environmental Product Information with Project Management and Design.


BuildSite Welcomes A.H. Bennett, Allied, Bradco, George F. Kempf Supply, Heely Brown, Rio Grande & New White Cap Locations


BuildSite Welcomes SLP Lighting, Pilkington North America, Inc., Abesco LLC, Bostik, Crane Composites, Inc., Air Louvers Inc., Scafco Steel Stud Mfg. Co., ITW TACC, Soilworks, LLC, Duro-Last Roofing, Inc., and Tile Tech Pavers


New offering will make LEED® data accessible to users


Rosemont, IL (January 2009) -- NRCA and Buildsite Partner to Bring Information to Roofing Contractors. The Roofing Industry Product Center will be part of an NRCA/BuildSite Industry Information Center, which will be accessible from and and will act as an integrated single source for product and technical information to support NRCA members' day-to-day activities.


Enhanced electronic submittals are right around the corner


BuildSite welcomes specification consultants from the Specifications Consultants in Independent Practice (SCIP).


Welcome to Pro-Seal, Karp, RPS Accessories, Portals Plus, Unique Fire Stop, The STEEL Network, Hoover Treated Wood Products, and Benjamin Obdyke


BuildSite Welcomes Wind-Lock, Neogard Construction Coatings, MCA Superior Clay Roofing Tile, Triangle Coatings, Inc., and IB Roof Systems


BuildSite now providing key waterproofing and membrane roofing details from NRCA


BuildSite adds Sashco, Sika Flooring, Bio Fireshield, RJD Industries, Trim-Tex, and ADA Solutions


BuildSite adds Sinak, MBA Metal, Architectural Louvers, Phillips , BoMetals, Knight-Celotex


Selling and Building Green - Using BuildSite to Help Select the Right Green Product for the Job


The Drake Group, an association of 77 member/owner companies, has formed a strategic partnership with BuildSite.


SINAK promotes new VOC-compliant concrete cure and surfacing products using BuildSite.


Adding OSI, PL and Polyseamseal product lines to BuildSite, Henkel highlights their Low-VOC products.


Meeting Customer & Project Needs Using CSI MasterFormat™ Categories.


What Goes With What? Finding And Using BuildSite Product Systems.


Bechtel, Black & Veatch, Jacobs Engineering, Fluor Daniel, CH2M Hill, and others are using BuildSite to find "the right product for the job."


More BuildSite Manufacturers Choose Product Match. See how people search on BuildSite!


New, enhanced content from Grace Construction Products now live in BuildSite.


New, enhanced content from Dayton Superior, Conspec, and Edoco.


From Richmond, Virginia to Gainesville, Florida, 25 new stores join the White Cap user base.


Enco Materials, K&K Construction Supply, and B&L Sheet Metal and Roofing.


New, enhanced content from Euclid Chemical Company


New graphics, extensive flash demos, enhanced online help, and more.


Allied, Barton, Structural, and Steel Engineers

Customer Stories


Baker Concrete Construction
BuildSite saves time on $12 million, 850-space downtown Cincinnati facility for leading concrete contractor.

Midland Engineering
Major roofing contractor relies on BuildSite to complete 103-page submittal for an Indianapolis research lab.

Ruttura & Sons Construction
Submittals for a $25 million, 50,000 sq. ft. high-tech facility project are easily assembled.

U.S. Roofing
Project coordinator for a major roofing contractor calls BuildSite "a one stop shopping solution."


CMC Construction Services - Houston
This inside sales rep does three tickets in one day that totaled more than $500,000 with BuildSite.

Oakland Building Materials - Auburn Hills
A submittal is complete in about two minutes for a major interior building materials distributor.

White Cap Construction Supply - San Diego
A CAD Division sales rep emails and faxes submittal documents directly from his laptop.

White Cap Construction Supply - San Leandro
System Seller from Simpson Anchors ensures quality control for sales rep.

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