September 16, 2021

Do We Have the Skills to Build $1-trillion in Infrastructure?

If the debated $1-trillion infrastructure legislation passes through Congress, many people are wondering whether the US construction industry has the skilled labor to see the intended projects come to fruition. ...

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September 7, 2021

Roundtable Recap: Sharing the Success Story – Overcoming the Marketing Problem

With a panel that included a marketer, a VDC manager, an MEP industry professional, and an innovation leader, the discussion about sharing construction success stories was bound to be full ...

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September 2, 2021

MEP Force 2021: Reflections from the Denver Block Party

It was a beautiful, warm evening to have an open-air get-together, and King of Wings was the right kind of place to do it. Every event planner realizes that you ...

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September 1, 2021

MEP Force 2021 Keynote Recap: Clay Smith

Despite shortages of people and materials, Clay Smith, COO of eVolve MEP, had some good news for MEP contractors. But first, he summarized a few pressing issues that contractors are ...

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August 31, 2021

MEP Force 2021 Roundtable Recap: Amplifying the Growth and Potential of Technology

The MEP Force 2021 Roundtable participants in this first-day session were: Amy Peck, Tim Speno, Jake Olsen, and Scott Ellison. Amy Peck was adept at reminding us all that construction ...

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August 31, 2021

MEP Force 2021 Roundtable Recap: Industrialized Construction

The subject of industrialized construction was discussed by the roundtable panelists Amy Marks, Simon Waldren and Michael Albanese. If you have an hour, I strongly encourage you to go to ...

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August 30, 2021

MEP Force 2021 Kicks Off with McCarthy’s Insights

As explained by Dan McCarthy, CEO of Dodge Data & Analytics, “digital transformation” is a big subject and poorly defined. During his opening keynote of MEP Force 2021, “5 Keys ...

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August 30, 2021

MEP Force 2021 Roundtable Recap: The Road Forward – What’s the New Normal?

The MEP Force 2021 Roundtable participants for this session were Tauhira Ali, Justin Saeheng, Nathan Wood, and Trent Leinenbach. The participants discussed such diverse topics as: creating opportunities to figure ...

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September 8, 2020

What is that light on the horizon? Prefab.

Caitlin Dunn with Jason Barber, Manufacton If you look at adoption numbers, prefabrication is still early in its revolution for the construction industry. From FMI/BIM Forum and Dodge SmartMarket reports, ...

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May 25, 2020

Fabrication: Moving Outside Your Comfort Zone

It’s not about “me,” it’s about “we.” Michael LeFevre, retired architect and current leader of a design thinktank, believes designers, contractors, owners, trade contractors, technologists, and strategists all need to ...

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April 8, 2020

Moving the Autodesk Fabrication Database to the Cloud – Top Tips to Enable Remote Workers

Organizations that use Autodesk Fabrication (CADmep, ESTmep, CAMduct, Revit for Fab) may experience slow working conditions when communicating with the database. For remote users this can cause major slowdowns when ...

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July 8, 2019

FAB and MEP Users: What’s New for You in Revit 2020

It’s no secret in this industry that juggling specialty trades on a project can keep you up at night. Fortunately, with Autodesk Fabrication products – CADmep, ESTmep and CAMduct – ...

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