Design Software

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Gatewayuser, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,765

    What kind of irrigation design software does everyone use? I just bought a new laptop for this kind of software. Also if it does landscape design thats a plus. I still would do the landscape design by hand but it would be nice to show the clients what their landscape would look like years down the road. Thanks for any help!
  2. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    Usually by hand. There are some that do both.
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,756

    I just show my prospective client this depiction of their landscape with a few years time

  4. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Messages: 4,350

    If it is a small job I'll do it by hand. But, if I want to impress them I'll do it on AutoCad.

    Pro Landscape is another one that alot of people use for landscape design. RB makes RainCAD or something like that.
  5. sprinklerchris

    sprinklerchris LawnSite Senior Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 281

    We use RainCAD exclusively. One of the best and easiest to use programs out there.

    It's made by Software Republic

    They developed it originally for Rain Bird and then kept it when RB pulled the plug about 10 years ago. They just came out with a new version.
  6. jimmyburg

    jimmyburg LawnSite Senior Member
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  7. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,765

    Ok great thank you everyone! Anyone else?
  8. zman9119

    zman9119 LawnSite Senior Member
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