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July 17, 2014: Trimble Demonstrates New Concept Apps for Google’s Project Tango Program

Company Showcases Advanced 3D Modeling and Visualization Capabilities
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Trimble announced that it showcased two concept apps running on the latest tablet platform of Google’s Project Tango program, an initiative to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion. 


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April 7, 2014: New IFMA Conference to Focus on BIM

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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.


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Building Matters: Power to the Supply Chain

Energy-Efficiency Monitoring Transcends Worldwide
By Bruce Bisset
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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. 


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Dec. 17, 2013: Autodesk Expands Building Information Modeling Capabilities

Tools Extend BIM from Conceptual Design to Construction
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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.


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Dec. 3, 2013: ABC and Synergis Team to Deliver BIM Training for Contractors

Training Is Part of a Larger Effort Known as Project Virtual
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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.


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Nov. 14, 2013: MCAA Releases Achieving MEP Spatial Coordination Through BIM

Guide to Help Contractors Utilize Building Information Modeling
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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.


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Nov. 13, 2013: NIBS BIM Standard Available Via eBook

First Consensus-Based Standard Governing Building Information Modeling
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The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) buildingSMART alliance™ has announced the release of its building information modeling (BIM) standard via eBook for mobile access.


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April 3, 2013: BIM Solution Enables Fabrication Directly from Revit MEP Models

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Building Data, a provider of building information modeling (BIM) solutions for the construction industry, has announced the launch of SysQue™ Revit® MEP Fabrication Solutions, developed to enable designers, engineers, and contractors to detail in Autodesk® Revit® MEP using content that’s ready for fabrication.


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Victaulic Co.: Pipe Loading Configuration Software

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The patent-pending Virtual Truck Loading Software extends building information modeling (BIM) coordination to the trucking process to maximize the efficiency of job site delivery. The software nests spools of piping onto trucks, extending BIM coordination to the transportation phase of construction.


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Walsh Mechanical Helps Building Achieve LEED Silver Status

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During the two-wing expansion of the Shire Human Genetic Therapies building in Lexington, Mass., SMACNA member Walsh Mechanical Contractors of Abington, Mass., designed, fabricated, and installed more than 13,000 linear feet of spiral ductwork to support the facility’s research and development work.


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