Software Levels - Glazier Studio

Glazier Studio

The program has 4 different levels to choose from, and you can choose to upgrade or downgrade at any time during your subscription period. Our software is licensed per location and is a monthly subscription for usage. Additional offices can be added at branch office pricing at the level of the main office or lower.


If you have questions about pricing or subscription terms, contact Kawneer by calling Kurt Hayden at 770 734-1569 or emailing kurt.hayden@alcoa.com.


Basic: Basic Estimating and Engineering.

Advanced: Advanced Estimating

Test Drive: Features included in Test Drive


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Basic - Basic Estimating

Glazier Studio

Basic Estimating - Basic estimating gives you the abiltiy to estimate square or rectangular storefront and curtain wall elevations, create bids, material lists and cutting instructions.


If you have questions about pricing or subscription terms, contact DeMichele Group or emailing info@demichelegroup.com.


Key Basic Estimating Software Features:
  • Predefined Metal Systems - Access to Pricebook supported metal systems for storefront and curtain wall. Standard Pricebook supported metal systems for EFCO, YKK, US ALUMINUM, TUBELITE and OLDCASTLE are currently available in the Glazier Studio program.
  • 3D Graphic Editor - Built in 3 dimensional graphic editor allows you to customize the elevation by: Inserting horizontal and vertical members, doors, vents and panels. Set centerline, bottom, top or daylight opening positions for horizontal members, vertical memberss and glass panels. Create bulkheads and soffit conditions, Edit Glass infills and add parts to elevations.
  • Copy, Copy and Reflect Elevations - Make duplicate copies of a designed elevation, and even copy and reflect the elevation for a mirror image of the elevation design.
  • 3D Door Configurator - Insert doors into openings and use a 3 dimesional configurator to change style, locking and hinging options before inserting the configured door into an elevation.
  • Reporting - Generate Bill of Materials, Printer Drawings, Parts Lists, Bid Recaps with material summaries, Purchase Orders, bid requests, quotes, cutting instructions, drop reports and labels to identify the materials from any project created in the program.
  • Add your own Catalog Parts - you can add your own catalog parts to the internal database for other vendors, other products that you use for jobs, glass types and hardware for use in the program.
  • Add your own or customize metal systems - Make copies of existing metal systems and change them to how you use the materials.
  • Structural Analysis - Enable and run structural wind load and dead load calculations for storefront and curtain wall systems that have structural values. When a component is close or exceeds the fail point, a red F is added in the editor to warn the user to check structural levels.
  • Aternate Bid - Create an alternate bid which will copy the existing project and allow you to wholesale substitute metal system, finish and \ or glazing and apply the changes to the copied project. Alt bid works with like metal systems, alt bid will not allow you to change between Type A systems and Type B systems due to the cut rule differences. Alt bid will not work on out of square elevations.
  • Editor Functions - You can reverse joinery, cut sticks and extend sticks in the editor.

For Kawneer metal systems - see PartnerPak Studio

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Advanced - Advanced Estimating - Out of Square - CAD Export - Network

Glazier Studio

Advanced Estimating - Advanced estimating and out of Square adds shape and out of square build functions to the estimating software.


If you have questions about pricing or subscription terms, contact DeMichele Group or emailing info@demichelegroup.com.


Key Advanced Software Features:
  • All features in basic plus...
  • Create shaped elevations - Create non-rectangular shapes such as Domes, House, Doghouse, Trap, Triangles, Circles, Half Circles and parallelogram shapes.
  • Out of square editor functions - Perform advanced out of square editor functions like: Move a corner, move a perimeter segment, align horizontals with head, tilt a stick, justify a stick and add shapes like sunburst or wagonwheels to elevations.
  • Create CAD Export Shop Drawings - Create Shop Drawing files in .dxf, dwg and fcw formats for use in CAD programs. (CAD program not included with subscription).
  • View and Create Fabrication Outputs - Create output files for fabrication of materials in .ncs, .xml and our .dat file for the RhinoFAB 600 or RhinoFAB 900 Fabricating Centers.
  • Centralize Databases for your Office on a SQL Server Share- We can take a set of databases from a workstation, move them to a server and attach the databsaes so that all workstations can use the same databases. This allows your office to share projects, custom parts, settings and metal systems with ease. Back ups are much easier as there is only one set of databases that need to be backed up regularly.

For Kawneer metal systems - see PartnerPak Studio

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Test Drive

Glazier Studio

Key Test Drive Features


Test Drive of the software comes with all features listed in Levels Basic through Advanced except the central network database support for a period of 60 days from first activated test drive.

NOTE: For Network Shared setup, you have to be an Advanced Level subscriber.


For Video Tutorials: See our new youtube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/glazierstudio


For Kawneer metal systems - see PartnerPak Studio

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Software System Requirements

Glazier Studio

Workstation Requirements

Component Name Minimum Required Recommended
Processor Intel or AMD 1ghz+ CPU Intel Core i5 or i7 CPU
RAM Memory 1 GB - XP / 2 GB - All other OS 4+ GB RAM
Video Memory 512 MB Shared or Dedicated* 1+ GB Dedicated Video Memory*
Video Card Direct X 9 Supported Video Driver INTEL / AMD / ATI / NVIDIA
Media Requirement DVD Drive or Download High Speed Internet Download
Video Resolution 1024 x 768 min 2550 x 1980 (4K)**
Operating System All Windows OS -XP or newer Windows 7 or newer recommended
Alternate OS MAC OS with Emulator (Parallels Desktop)*** Must use a Windows OS under emulator.

* Video Memory is used up based on features of the operating system, monitor resolution and quantity of displays. Larger screens or higher resolution uses more video memory and may require more that the listed minimums or recommended.

** Video Memory may limit the size of the screen or the resolution of the display. The more video memory, the higher the resolution options are for the program.

*** MAC OS with emulator must meet the other requirements to be compatible. Driver under windows in the Emulator must be direct x 9 compliant and the system memory and other options must be at the minimum or better.

NOTE: Virtual Servers are not supported under this program.


Server Requirements

Component Name Minimum Required Recommended
Processor Intel or AMD 1ghz+ CPU Intel Core i5, i7 or Xeon CPU
RAM Memory 2 GB - All Windows OS 4+ GB RAM
Video Memory 512 MB Shared or Dedicated N/A System only hosts databases
Video Card no requirements INTEL / AMD / ATI / NVIDIA
Media Requirement Download High Speed Internet Download
Video Resolution 1024 x 768 min 2550 x 1980 (4K)
Operating System All Windows OS -newer Windows 7 or newer recommended
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