Top Reasons: Why Do So Many Home Builders Run Their Business with Sage Software?

A day in the life of a home builder: surging project volume, high customer expectations, tight schedules, code compliance and more. See the top reasons why builders choose Sage applications to meet all of these demands.

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Sage 100 Contractor Fast Facts: Home Builders

Get the facts about why Sage 100 Contractor is preferred by more custom home builders for the management of their construction projects.

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500,000 Projects and Counting: The Solution of Choice for More Custom and Production Home Builders

This year alone about 500,000 construction projects will be managed by Sage applications. Read what home builders are looking for in construction software.

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Fenestration in Contemporary Residential Applications

This course will present information about fenestration in contemporary residential architecture, characterized by large openings, spectacular views, and envelope treatment that blurs the border between the interior and exterior. Characteristics of both aluminum clad wood and pultruded fiberglass fenestration products will be addressed. The course will include design considerations, performance issues, and structural requirements when assembling large expanses of glass.

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No Lead Left Behind

In this guide learn how to launch an effective on-line sales program and what you need to do to get the results you want.

No more leaving prospects behind because everyone gets a personal touch.

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7 Steps to Rapid CRM Success

Read the guide that is specifically designed to help home builders and real estate developers quickly deploy CRM (customer relationship management software) into their organization.

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Energy Calculator

The Milgard Energy Calculator provides a quick and easy way to help you select windows and doors that can meet local energy codes and project requirements.

The tool gives you the flexibility to select the required ENERGY STAR® zone, u-factor, SHGC or VT, and determine which Milgard window and door products meet the selected requirements.

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Benefits of Tunable Light in the Commercial Workspace

This learning unit provides a general overview of how specific bands of the light spectrum impact human behavior, and how light is distributed using traditional and new fixtures and luminaries. Also, this course explores how new technologies can be used not only to adjust the quantity of light, but also the quality of light in commercial spaces. Finally, the course examines the benefits of tunable white light as an option for architects to create healthful, practical, and aesthetically pleasing interior lighting designs.

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Specifying Luxury Kitchens in Small Spaces — For Apartments, Condos, Vacation Homes and More

This educational unit has been designed to educate architects, designers, contractors and installers about Specifying Luxury Kitchens in Small Spaces. While primary homes are big and getting bigger, there are many reasons why an architect or designer is likely to encounter smaller kitchens. The cases range from city apartments to vacation condos to pied-a-terres and even yachts.

While kitchens in these residences may be relatively small, they can still have the upscale finishes, quality appliances and all the bells and whistles the luxury clientele expects. This course describes general design considerations for specifying smaller kitchens, discusses refrigeration and cooking appliances that make most sense in a smaller space, and then suggests how to spread kitchen functions beyond the kitchen and into the rest of the home.

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Exterior Lighting Choices to Combat Sky Glow

This learning unit provides a general overview of the importance of thoughtful lighting design from curbside to building. It also discusses how reducing light pollution and improving energy conservation are critical elements of successful exterior lighting design. Included is an introduction to some of the best practice lighting strategies for exteriors, including new technologies and design elements to reduce sky glow.

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