April 7, 2014
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is presenting a new one-day conference specifically designed to address building information modeling (BIM) for owners, facility managers, and service providers.
Energy-Efficiency Monitoring Transcends Worldwide
January 20, 2014
Building engineering service firms still have a lot of work to do to adapt the way we work and make sure we are fit for the challenges ahead.
Tools Extend BIM from Conceptual Design to Construction
December 17, 2013
Autodesk Inc. unveiled several new technologies for building information modeling (BIM) at its annual user conference, Autodesk University. With these announcements, Autodesk said it continues to extend BIM value across the full lifecycle of the built environment.Read More
Training Is Part of a Larger Effort Known as Project Virtual
December 3, 2013
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has announced a collaboration with Synergis Engineering Design Solutions, a provider of Autodesk products, to bring building information modeling (BIM) training to ABC contractor members to help make them more productive, efficient, and profitable.
Guide to Help Contractors Utilize Building Information Modeling
November 14, 2013
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has announced the release of Achieving MEP Spatial Coordination Through BIM – A Guide for Specialty Contractors, a tripartite effort led by MCAA.Read More
January 26, 2012
Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held Plancal of Horgen, Switzerland.Trimble said the acquisition of Plancal broadens its BIM to Field solutions for MEP and HVAC contractors to automate project estimating and management, modeling, detailing, layout and construction.Read More
December 26, 2011
Autodesk Inc. announced that it has brought the power of cloud computing, mobile computing, and building information modeling (BIM) together. The company introduced a BIM solution that it said will significantly improve how architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) project team members connect, collaborate, and communicate.Read More
December 19, 2011
Autodesk® Seek, the online source for product specifications and building information modeling (BIM) for building design, now features Uponor’s parts in its database library. By searching ‘Uponor’ in Autodesk Seek, design professionals can gain access to information on more than 70 of the manufacturer’s parts.Read More
November 22, 2011
Autodesk Inc. announced that it has acquired Micro Application Packages Limited (MAP Software), a United Kingdom-based provider of CAD, CAM, and estimating software that supports fabrication and construction for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) industry.
November 14, 2011
Autodesk Inc. and Gehry Technologies have announced a strategic business relationship that the companies said will help architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals to more fully realize the benefits of building information modeling (BIM).Read More