St Louis, MO, US
I also found that SketchUp is a useful tool to make quick easy diagrams that outline the proposed work stages, critical junction points, examples of energy saving build techniques, etc. As the Author pointed out: I did have a learning curve and every CAD drawing is better than the previous. I export the CAD drawings as a 2d photo after the drawings are completed to share with my clients (since they usually don't have the required programs to view CAD drawings. Collection of my previous drawings can be found at: http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/search?uq=0372720661425392785532998&scoring=m
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