Viewpoint MEP Estimating Vs RSMeans Online (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 23, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Viewpoint MEP Estimating or RSMeans Online?

Viewpoint MEP Estimating is more expensive to implement (TCO) than RSMeans Online, RSMeans Online is rated higher (90/100) than Viewpoint MEP Estimating (89/100).

Looking for the right Construction solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Viewpoint Construction Software compares with RSMeans?

Viewpoint Construction Software: Viewpoint Construction Software has translated over 30 years of intense focus and collaboration with the construction industry into a rock-solid software platform that helps construction professionals efficiently manage all areas of finance and operations.San Antonio, TX – March 19th, 2013 – Viewpoint Construction Software®, providing construction ...

RSMeans: RSMeans is North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information. RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date. Available in convenient book, CD, eBook and online formats, RSMeans tools give owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors the information they need to build competitive c...

Who's more expensive? Viewpoint MEP Estimating or RSMeans Online?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Viewpoint MEP Estimating and RSMeans Online.

Viewpoint MEP Estimating price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Viewpoint MEP Estimating is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Construction software. RSMeans Online price starts at $229.99 per user/year , when comparing RSMeans Online to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line: Viewpoint MEP Estimating is more expensive than RSMeans Online.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Viewpoint MEP Estimating Vs. RSMeans Online based on some of the most important and required Construction features. Viewpoint MEP Estimating: We are still working to collect the list of features for Viewpoint MEP Estimating. RSMeans Online: We are still working to collect the list of features for RSMeans Online.

Target customer size

Viewpoint MEP Estimating is best suited for small, medium, and large businesses in the building, construction, repair, plumbing, contracting, HVAC, electrical, engineering, architecture and similar industries. RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries.

Viewpoint MEP Estimating

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

Starting from $49 per month

Viewpoint MEP Estimating software is a construction solution for different sizes of businesses. It offers a number of features that include a powerful reporting tool that enables a smooth workflow and an improv...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Electrician Apps.

RSMeans Online

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $229.99 per user/year

RSMeans Online is a cloud-based tool for cost estimation for facility management, construction and design. It boasts of the latest pricing for more than 85,000 construction items. The database includes unit cos...

Categories: Audit Management, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Electrician Apps.

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Viewpoint MEP Estimating: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

RSMeans Online: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Viewpoint
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
89/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
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RSMeans
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$229.99 per user/year
Functionality
5
Procore
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
99/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$375 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$39 per month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per month
Functionality
31
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.