nfpaNew symbols provide D-Tools software users with free NFPA industry-specific plan view shapes to improve communication and project documentation

D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in data-driven system integration software, today announced the availability of NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Visio symbols, at no cost, for use in the company’s award-winning System Integrator (SI) software and its system design companion application, FreeTools PSL (Professional Symbol Library). Based on the NFPA 170 standard for Fire Safety and Emergency Symbols, the new stencils provide D-Tools customers with universally recognized industry-specific visual symbols to include in their plan view drawings. The new NFPA shapes are currently available free of charge.

“Integrators utilizing industry standard symbols, stencils, and graphics for their system design work deliver needed clarity and consistency,” says Adam Stone, founder of D-Tools. “The NFPA shapes are important additions to our Symbol Libraries, in order for our customers to communicate fire safety, emergency, alarm, and other industry-specific information clearly to all project partners and cross-functional teams.”

D-Tools System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust, data-driven solution that facilitates comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage electronic systems. FreeTools PSL is a free D-Tools application that provides Microsoft® Visio users with multiple libraries of industry-specific plan view symbols and Visio drawing templates that make it easier to create system designs using universally accepted industry standards.

Those interested in learning more about the award-winning System Integrator (SI) software or FreeTools PSL app, are encouraged to sign up for a free demo by visiting http://d-tools.com/live-demo-webinar/ or for a free 30-day trial, which can be downloaded by following this link http://d-tools.com/30-day-free-trial/.

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 platform. The company’s flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio to facilitate comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low voltage electronic systems. More than 5,000 leading companies in 87 countries currently use the award-winning D-Tools platform to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. Product updates and related information can be obtained by following D-Tools on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Press Contacts
Tim Bigoness, D-Tools, Inc., (925) 270-4102, timb@d-tools.com, www.d-tools.com

Katye (McGregor) Bennett, KMB Communications, (425) 328-8640, katye@kmbcomm.com, www.kmbcomm.com

MVP Contact
Josh Carlson, D-Tools, Inc., (925) 270-4105, joshc@d-tools.com

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