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Who We Are

Founded in 1997, CADdetails is the leading provider of manufacturer-specific building product information, delivering high quality planning documents to architects, engineers, contractors, and other design industry professionals throughout North America.

Why CADdetails

We want designers to specify new and innovative building products in their most coveted projects. We recognize that using a product for the first time can be risky so we go the extra mile to make sure our 3D models, CAD details and specifications are current, accurate and work in multiple formats. All of the content we host on CADdetails meets or exceeds the highest industry standards.

What We Do

A virtual bridge between product manufacturers and professional designers, our mission is to help bring design projects to life by connecting the AEC industry with high-quality CAD drawings, 3D models, BIM files, specifications, images, and related documents from reputable manufacturers across the continent.

Dedicated to organizing, enhancing, and simplifying the design and procurement process, we work hard to create the highest quality digital resources in a wide range of formats. All of our digital content is available for download free of charge.

Manufacturer-specific Building Product Information

Access thousands of highly detailed design and planning documents for use in commercial and residential building projects, including 2D CAD drawings, 3D models, BIM files, three-part specifications, product brochures, images, and more.

Intuitive Search Engine

Search company and product information by keyword, manufacturer name, and industry-standard CSI MasterFormat and OMNI Class categories with our new and improved intuitive search engine.

Robust Visual User Interface

Easily view, share, save, and request information with our visual user interface and new Product View tab. Explore products by previewing images, selecting matching document listings, and downloading the design files you need in the format that works for you.

Preview and Download Multiple File Formats

Preview full-size CAD drawings and 3D models, and print high-resolution GIF and PDF files before downloading. To support the widest variety of design professionals, files are available in multiple formats including AutoCAD DWG, DWF, Vectorworks VWX, Adobe PDF, AutoCAD Revit, Google SketchUp, and Microsoft Word. Download pre-assembled collections or individual files, all free of charge.

Manufacturer Microsites

Access the convenience of product information throughout the web on manufacturer websites. Microsites provide everything you’ve come to expect from a CADdetails listing, available directly on your favourite manufacturer’s corporate web page.

Sustainable Products

Find sustainable and LEED certified building products on from our approved SpecGREEN product manufacturers.

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