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BetterProposals is a web based system that does not require loading any software to use. Most input is
made with a click of the mouse. Materials are easily selected from a list of products that match descriptions you enter. Your proposal is delivered to you via email in an Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Before you start BetterProposals you will need to do takeoffs to get the following information.

For each telecommunications room:
outlet type and count
workstation cable quantities
backbone cable lengths
estimate of cable supports

Once you login to the users area you will be led through a series of web pages requesting information about the project and how you want to build it. The series of pages are broken into the following sections.

  1. Identification and naming of telecommunications rooms, closets, or cabinets.

  2. Definition of station cables and workstations.

  3. Workstation count for station cables terminating in each telecommunications rooms.

  4. Definition of backbone cable between telecommunications rooms.

  5. Creation of telecommunication room layouts and rack elevations

  6. Workstation and backbone cable quantities
BetterProposals automatically calculates quanitities of jacks, patch panels, cable managers and ladder rack components.

Then a detailed Scope of Work and Bill of Materials will be e-mail you. View Samples

It is easy to use and you can try a limited version for free as often you like just by registering and logging in.