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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 10 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • FastPIPE ranks higher in 1 feature set: Construction Project & Field Management

Reporting & Analytics

9.0

ConstructConnect Insight

90%

FastPIPE

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
ConstructConnect Insight ranks higher in 4/4 features

Dashboards

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Standard reports

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Custom reports

9.0
90%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Data exportability

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Construction Project & Field Management

7.4

ConstructConnect Insight

74%
8.5

FastPIPE

85%
ConstructConnect Insight ranks higher in 9/11 features

Plan distribution & viewing

9.9
99%
3 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Plan markups & sharing

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Issue tracking & punchlists

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Jobsite reports

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Document sharing

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

As-built drawings

5.1
51%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Mobile app

5.0
50%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Submittal design and management

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Specifications

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Change orders

7.0
70%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

RFI tools

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Estimating

ConstructConnect Insight

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
10.0

FastPIPE

100%
FastPIPE ranks higher in 3/3 features

Takeoff tools

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Job costing

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Cost databases

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • FastPIPE is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

ConstructConnect Insight

80%
3 Ratings
10.0

FastPIPE

100%
1 Rating

Support Rating

9.0

ConstructConnect Insight

90%
2 Ratings

FastPIPE

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ConstructConnect Insight

It is very well suited for finding projects where your product is specified, and I just use my company name. but, for other keywords, great.. and then it highlights where you are on the document that comes up. Also, it tells you how many times in the specific project documents it is found so you can find all of them.Not sure, but we're not sure how legal, or ethical, it is for the database to show contact names, phone and email addresses. We don't believe those people appreciate unqualified inclusion in company databases for marketing communication.. ie e-newsletters, etc.
Woody Dickinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

FastPIPE

It's absolutely well suited to anyone needing accurate piping takeoff and laboring estimates, with great reporting and up to date pricing. I love that I didn't need to spend time trying to update the price logs. It's easy to learn, and works well in a large or small environment, and lends itself to more than just estimating, but becomes a good project management tool as well. Fantastic software.
Mike Petrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ConstructConnect Insight

  • My favorite part of ConstructConnect is the ability to have detailed specifications that are up to date. We have used other software in the past that sadly could not keep even 50% of posted specifications up to date.
  • The tracking process is great! I have 5-6 personal lists and lists that are created for our team by the ConstructConnect team that tracks different projects for different teams we have.
  • The user-friendly way to search for thousands of projects, products, and companies.
Gregory Palenschat | TrustRadius Reviewer

FastPIPE

  • FastPIPE was very fast to learn, very straight forward and user-friendly. It's easy to use and teach new interns and project engineers how to quickly takeoff sections to backup change orders or assist in heavy bid load.
  • It's fantastic at keeping up to date on price changes. I'd get updates often, and they were usually within 2-3% of our discount prices with local vendors. In the few instances it wasn't, FastPIPE was very easy to adjust or factor for project costs.
  • Is great at being able to pull up reports and graphs and track different materials and labor costs for factoring. We bid on a lot of high rise residential buildings, so we do takeoff by floor. It would give detailed reports per page as opposed to just a lump sum. Very detailed so it was easy to adjust per our project approach.
Mike Petrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ConstructConnect Insight

  • Too many false positives.
  • Slow speeds on occasion.
Dustin Schemmel | TrustRadius Reviewer

FastPIPE

  • It was a trick or two learning how to upload prints correctly, I think that interface could be a bit easier, but it's already better than most of the competition.
  • Might be nice to have easier labor factoring, in case we want to pre-load our own instead of MCA time factors for piping labor
  • It would auto update upon opening occasionally. It's fairly fast, but I prefer to OK that in case I just need to come up with something quickly and don't want to wait.
Mike Petrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ConstructConnect Insight

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

FastPIPE

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

Starting Price

Support Rating

ConstructConnect Insight

ConstructConnect Insight 9.0
Based on 2 answers
They frequently check-in to make sure you are being properly helped and are quick with a response if you need something.
Dustin Schemmel | TrustRadius Reviewer

FastPIPE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

ConstructConnect Insight

don't know, haven't used or even courted anyone else for this purpose. Found Reed years ago at ASHRAE/AHR expo, and started it with their pitch then and their good assistance since then.
Woody Dickinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

FastPIPE

I've used the quote soft piping takeoff as well, and it's just not as easy to use or update. Basic methodology and interaface is similar, but it's more 'clunky' to use, is harder to keep updated and to upload PDF's for takeoff, and it's just not as streamlined or user friendly. Akin to comparing driving a truck to a sports car. The Fast Pipe is really smooth and easy to function in.
Mike Petrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ConstructConnect Insight

  • It's had a huge impact since we switched to it. I do not have exact numbers to share but I would say we have increased weekly leads significantly in the last three years.
  • The time it saves is great! I know that we can trust that 95% of the information we see on ConstructConnect is up to date. This typically will save me multiple calls/emails daily.
  • The only negative thing I can think of is we have fewer interactions with other people daily, whether that be face to face, by phone, or email.
Gregory Palenschat | TrustRadius Reviewer

FastPIPE

  • Best impact is time saved. It's so much faster to do bid takeoff and hit the ground running
  • Being able to 'draw in' on design-build and being able to print my takeoff has been helpful when turning the job over so the field install understands the approach taken to get the job.
  • Ease of use and learning has made it much more cost effective to bring new people up to speed.
Mike Petrich | TrustRadius Reviewer

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