capitol_4blog2Agreement will provide Capitol Sales Product Lines as part of SI5 Estimator Database

CONCORD, CA – March 11, 2009 – D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that it has signed an agreement with St. Paul-based Capitol Sales in which the latter will become D-Tools’ new distribution partner for SI5 Estimator software.

Under the terms of the agreement, Capitol Sales will be responsible for the sale and distribution of D-Tools System IntegratorTM Estimator software throughout North America, providing detailed product line information to make it easier for SI5 Estimator users to generate fast, accurate proposals for their client engagements.

“This is a significant partnership for both companies as it will help to improve the productivity of our mutual customers,” said Adam Stone, President of D-Tools. “Capitol Sales has a long standing reputation as a progressive, forward thinking distributor and this partnership will enable us to significantly grow our market while providing our customers with an easier way to source products for their system integration projects. Together we are creating a more efficient proposal and purchasing engine which will help our mutual customers become more profitable. We are looking forward to a long, prosperous business alliance.”

“D-Tools’ S15 Estimator Software is without a doubt one of the best products out there for creating fast, accurate, professional proposals,” said Curt Hayes, President and CFO of Sales for Capitol Sales Company. “At a time when every home theater, networking and integrated home systems integrator is keeping a sharp eye on the bottom line, this product is one of the most important tools for helping them become more profitable. It’s the perfect complement to Capitol Sales Company’s top-shelf selection of practical business solutions.”

D-Tools SI5 Estimator software enables systems integrators and custom installation professionals to create detailed projects managed with automated proposals, pick lists, purchase orders, and additional documents that streamline the integrated installation of audio and video products. By using a single, shared project file, system integrators and custom installers can download free product information from D-Tools’ comprehensive database of tens of thousands of products and their accessories, giving them the distinct advantage of estimating and documenting systems using the most current product information, while saving hours of product research time.

About Capitol Sales Company

Capitol Sales is the leading distribution source for electronic systems contractors and retailers who are looking for home theater, telephone, integrated home systems, and commercial A/V products. The company is famous for taking a 360-degree approach to its business, offering retailers high-quality products at competitive prices, plus hands-on application training, expert technical help and unmatched customer service. In 2009, the company will debut the Capitol Sales Learning InstituteTM – Regional Outreach, a new education program that will take Capitol Sales’ successful training offerings on the road to six regions throughout 2009 in partnership with CEDIA University On The Road. Additionally, Capitol Sales offers hundreds of application-based education courses throughout the year, including filled-to-capacity classes at CEDIA, EH Expo, and other industry events. For further information, visit the company’s web site at, or call 1-800-INSTALL (467-8255). Media inquiries should be directed to Adam Sohmer; Sohmer Associates, LLC; 718-499-9161;

About D-Tools, Inc.

D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company’s flagship product, System IntegratorTM (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 2,500 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor’s Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro’s High Impact Award for Design Software.

For more information, contact D-Tools at (866) 386-6571, e-mail at or visit D-Tools online at