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September 26, 2022

3 Roles of BIM in Prefabrication

A few years ago, Autodesk highlighted a New England-based mechanical construction company that is recognized as a leader in quality prefabrication and modular construction technology. The company continues to grow by ...

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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 23, 2022

Combining BIM and BEM in Design

Worldwide, companies are using building information modeling (BIM) processes to improve and increase productivity in designing and constructing building projects. As additional benefits, cost reductions are being realized, and errors ...

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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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May 9, 2022

Combining Robotics with Modular Construction to Address the Labor Shortage

Fewer people entering the labor force are joining the construction industry, while a substantial number of seasoned workers are reaching the point of retirement. This inopportune coincidence, as recounted in ...

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May 5, 2022

Applied Software Joins Graitec BIMUp Global Digital Conference

The fourth annual Graitec BIMUp Global Digital Conference will be held online May 10-12, 2022. With the theme “How to Model a More Sustainable World,” the conference focuses on content ...

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