About ARCAT | Who we are and how we got here


ARCAT is the leading online resource of FREE building product information. No registration is required.

ARCAT offers a wide variety of tools for the AEC community. We have the most extensive and up to date specification library. Our CAD detail library has over 7000 details` in DWG and other formats. SpecWizard is a valuable tool for any specwriter. It automatically configures a complete CSI 3-Part formatted specification in just minutes. ARCATgreen reports LEED credits for the building project and materials.

The ARCAT BIM library has thousands of data-rich BIM objects and systems, all available in RFA, RVT, DWG, and other formats. The ARCAT e-Directory is an online publication of hundreds of building products.

OUR PHILOSOPHY: " To publish quality products for architects, engineers and specifiers to enable them to easily specify ARCAT building product manufacturer clients."

Our latest addition is the ARCAT app available for the iPhone, iPad and android devices. The ARCAT app is free of charge and free to use, now available on the App Store and Google Play.

All of these products, plus manufacturer catalogs and videos can be used and downloaded free of charge. Find out how our products can help you save time and money with your projects.

Important Dates
 
May
2012
Nov
2011
Apr
2008
Jun
2006
Oct
2003
 
ARCAT launches App for Android
ARCAT launches App for iPhone & iPad
ARCAT launches 400 data-rich, generic BIM objects
ARCAT launches ARCATgreen Reports that provide data that can contribute LEED credits to a biulding product's LEED certification.
ARCAT launches videos highlighting benefits and features of various manufacturers and their products.

Management Team
 
RICK JANNOTT
CEO
CHUCK NASH
VP-SALES
LESLIE JANNOTT
VP-EDITORIAL
CASEY JANNOTT
CO-PRESIDENT
BILL JANNOTT
CO-PRESIDENT
 
Formerly Exec VP of McGraw-Hill with P&L responsibility for Sweets, FW Dodge, Architectural Record and ENR.
Formerly, General Manager of the Blue Book and prior to that VP Sales & Marketing for Sweets.
Formerly editor for ARCAT.
Formerly customer service manager of Mitchell's Department Store.
Formerly Lead programmer and computer game designer for Absolute Entertainment.

AFFILIATES
CAD DETAILS
Robert S. Weygant, CSI, SDT, SCIP, CAD Drafting
Extensive experience in the creation of building product details.
 
BIM CONTENT
Robert S. Weygant, CSI, SDT, SCIP, Revit
Author and extensive experience in the creation of building product BIM content and tools.
 
SPECWRITING
Harry L. Johnson, FCSI, CCS, AIA - President of Concorn Group
Formerly Chief Specifier and Director of Technical Services Raytheon Engineers and Constructors
 
Mark Kalin, FAIA, FCSI, CCS, LEED - Kalin Associates Inc.
Formerly President, SCIP, Specifications Consultants in Independent Practice & President, CSI/Boston
 
Robert S. Weygant, CSI, CDT, SCIP - Sumex Design
 
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
Rick Jannott

Bill Jannott

Casey Jannott

Chuck Nash

SPECS / CAD / BIM
28
OCT
Benjamin Moore & Co. has a NEW Spec for Specialty Coatings
28
OCT
Benjamin Moore & Co. has a NEW Spec for Painting
28
OCT
Hampton Products International has a NEW Spec for Door Hardware
28
OCT
Corrugated Metals Inc. has added 21 NEW CAD Details for their Metal Roof and Wall Panels
28
OCT
EVSE LLC, a subsidiary of Control Module, Inc. has an UPDATED Spec for Electric Car Charging Stations
PRODUCTS
28
OCT
Gyford StandOff Systems posted 6 NEW eCatalogs for Metal Fastenings
28
OCT
Innovative Building Products posted four NEW eCatalogs for Glass Block Assemblies
28
OCT
Ultra-tec Cable Railings posted three NEW eCatalogs for Ornamental Handrails and Railings
28
OCT
PRESTO GEOSYSTEMS® Offers MSE Retaining Wall Software
28
OCT
Bison, Inc., BPP by bison, IPI by Bison has posted one NEW eCatalog for Site Furnishings