Builders are under more pressure today to show photorealistic renderings to customers and complete construction drawings to local building departments. Jay Palmer, president of CAD software company Cardiff Consultants, based in New York, says builders simply don't have the time to draw a model of every customized item that gets built into a new house. That's why Palmer is marketing CADsymbols, a library of more than 2,400 3D models. The complete set costs $399. Visit to learn more.