In our industry, it's never been more important to value diversity and inclusion among your workforce. A broader range of people mean a richer, deeper pool of talent at your disposal. However, making sure your rich talent-pool keeps fresh, creative and happy is an on-going challenge. Here, we offer our top five tips to making sure you run a happy ship where every employee is determined to sail towards success.
Seven Ways to Cut Costs on Construction Projects
We’d all love to streamline workflows and cut costs onsite but implementing measures that save time and mon...
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The Quest for Speed in Revit
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10 BIM Trends in the MEP Industry for 2018
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Resilience Planning in Design and Construction
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Are Easier and Faster Job Submittals Always Better?
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5 Hidden Benefits of ELDs (Electronic Logging Devices)
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Beyond Energy Efficiency: BIM in Sustainable Construction
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The Evolution of the Job Submittal
Many construction processes haven't evolved as much as others. The job submittal is one of them. If you're a project manager or administrative assistant in charge of submittals, this is for you.
What Is a Point Cloud?
If you're taking a 3D laser scan of a site’s as-is condition and creating a 3D CAD model to estimate, detail, or renovate MEP projects, you might wonder what a point cloud is.
No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit.
In this interview, Detailer Adam Jeninga discusses his award-winning BIM project. Rest assured, no detailer is detailing this much conduit.
The Future of Building Design in 5 Minutes or Less
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How Construction Asset Management Supports Success
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Exoskeletons for Construction Workers Are Marching On-Site
Exoskeletons for construction workers are helping reduce injuries, enhance strength, and make work more productive.
How to Manage MEP Content for Constructible Models
With BIM on the rise, there has never been a better time to learn how to manage MEP content for your constructible models.
BIM Content Is Everything
Content. It is essential for BIM projects. If you've ever wondered "what is BIM content and how do I use it?" this is for you. BIM content is everything.
How to Challenge the Challengers In Your CAD Department
You want to improve the CAD department, but that stubborn detailer says “no.” Find a champion, let them prove that change is good, then give the resistance an ultimatum.
Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM
Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is becoming the standard in building and project design. If you want to implement BIM for your firm, there’s more to it than 3D models.
Large vs Small Asset Tracking In Construction Asset Management
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