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January 11, 2023

4 Things You Need for a More Efficient Prefab Shop

If you’re in the mechanical, electrical or plumbing (MEP) space and want to improve the operation of your prefabrication shop, you may need more than a full workforce or the ...

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December 21, 2022

Sustainability: 4 Energy-Saving Earth-Sheltered Houses

As explained in a Crux Home article, an earth sheltered house is a unique dwelling with a building envelope covered or partially covered by the ground. Using the earth’s mass ...

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December 7, 2022

MEP’s Role in the Move Toward Industrialized Construction

Adoption of industrialized construction (IC) is increasing in the construction industry. That can partly be attributed to demand and the pressure it is exerting on companies to perform faster. So, ...

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September 13, 2022

BIM and Digital Measurement for MEP

AEC professionals and building owners have already shown their confidence in building information modeling (BIM) by increasingly relying on BIM processes and software tools like Revit and Navisworks, among others. ...

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August 29, 2022

How to Make MEP Fabrication Faster and Easier

For mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) fabricators, the building information modeling (BIM) process appears to be here to stay. After over two decades of Autodesk Revit evolution, an increasing number ...

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August 12, 2022

9 Steps to Creating Fabrication Content

The Autodesk Fabrication family of tools includes three products that help users extend their BIM workflows to estimate, detail and fabricate better mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems. They are ...

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July 27, 2022

Progress Tracking with Autodesk Build

Progress Tracking is an Autodesk product currently in beta form that will soon be included in Autodesk Build for every subscriber. In a recent Applied Software webinar, “Project Process Tracking: ...

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July 13, 2022

CareerStarter Tool Encourages Construction Careers

According to a June 2022 federal Bureau of Labor report, well over a half-million workers are needed to fill the skilled jobs chasm in the construction industry. In an effort ...

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June 8, 2022

Things You Can Do Today for More Sustainable Construction

Construction sites are increasingly “green” from a sustainable perspective. This is partly due to consumer demand but also due to the energy, materials and money savings companies can achieve by ...

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May 26, 2022

How Construction is Becoming More Sustainable

A 2021 Forbes.com article stated, “Environmental sustainability and the energy-intensive construction industry don’t often go hand-in-hand.” It’s true the industry consumes raw materials and natural resources and generates carbon emissions, ...

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May 17, 2022

How BIM Helps Design Stakeholders with Sustainability

Sustainability in construction arises from weaving together environmental performance, financial efficiency and social responsibility. Data generated during the building information modeling (BIM) process is used as the foundation for sustainability. ...

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April 26, 2022

Why More MEP Contractors Are Relying on BIM-Enabled Workflows

The prevalence of building information modeling (BIM) in the construction industry has continued to grow over the past 40-plus years. According to a Construction Executive article, large contractors with complex ...

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