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  • Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble7:16

    Keeping Your Business Connected with Trimble

    Watch this video recap to learn how Trimble MEP is there to support our customers during this time of social distancing. Get all the latest updates on: https://go.mep.trimble.com/remote-working

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  • 3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3 Ways to Use a 3D Scanner on Your Next Construction Project

    3D laser scanning is opening doors for many construction companies to improve their processes and results – Saving time, money and headaches. Here are three ways you can use it on your next project.

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  • Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Here's how one material supplier uses BIM and digital construction workflows to speed up detailing by 50%.

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  • Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    Your 5-Step Plan to Get Started with Robotic Layout Technology

    Check this article out to learn what robotic layout technology provides to your project and how to get your team on board with using this innovative solution.

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  • Why Offsite Prefabrication Is a Game Changer for Your Firm

    Why Offsite Prefabrication Is a Game Changer for Your Firm

    Offsite prefabrication is more practical and cost-effective than ever before. If your construction company isn’t yet taking full advantage of offsite prefabrication, you’re leaving money on the table.

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  • Improve the accuracy of your as-builts and renovation projects.

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  • State of MEP Construction 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    State of MEP Construction 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    The results are in! We surveyed over 1,000 construction professionals in the MEP and field professions to determine the state of construction in North America. Read on to learn more.

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  • 3 Ways to Take BIM to the Building Site

    3 Ways to Take BIM to the Building Site

    New technological developments offer unprecedented possibilities to innovate the construction workflow - especially when combined with BIM. Here are 3 technologies to look for.

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  • Want to reduce errors and extend your BIM workflow?

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  • 3D BIM Modeling - BIM Level of Detail and Model Progression Specification

    3D BIM Modeling - BIM Level of Detail and Model Progression Specification

    3D BIM modeling is common in today’s construction industry, with BIM level of detail becoming even more important. Dive into Level of Detail (LOD) and BIM levels in 3D modeling software.

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  • What is “Scan to BIM”?

    What is “Scan to BIM”?

    If you are working in the construction industry, you have probably come across the term ‘Scan to BIM’ or ‘Field to BIM’ at some point. But what is Scan to BIM exactly - and how does it work?

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  • Why BIM Needs Digital Twins

    Why BIM Needs Digital Twins

    Let’s unpack what digital twins are, how they are being used in the construction industry, and how this technology can enhance an existing BIM infrastructure.

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  • The BIM Phrasebook Volume 2

    The BIM Phrasebook Volume 2

    In the first volume of the BIM Phrasebook, we reviewed several key terms you need to know. Volume 2 builds on the first BIM Phrasebook, adding new terms and definitions that might be unfamiliar to you

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  • How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    A BIM model enriched with specific data provides great value throughout the entire building lifecycle. This can result in a great amount of usable information. But how do you manage all of it?

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  • Scan to BIM Best Practices: What You Need to Know

    Scan to BIM Best Practices: What You Need to Know

    Whether you’re thinking about getting started in 3D laser scanning or you’ve been doing it for years, this guide reviews scan to BIM best practices for construction crews of every level.

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  • 3 Structures That Were Nearly Impossible to Build Without BIM

    3 Structures That Were Nearly Impossible to Build Without BIM

    Architects are pushing the boundaries of construction capabilities and creating designs like never before. Learn how BIM is innovating the way buildings are designed and maintained.

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  • Designing & Building the Tesla Gigafactory with HD BIM

    Designing & Building the Tesla Gigafactory with HD BIM

    Even if you’re not a tech giant like Tesla, things have changed in the conceptualization, design and, construction of buildings. 2D drawings and guesstimates no longer cut it.

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  • 3D Scanning Myths, Debunked

    3D Scanning Myths, Debunked

    3D laser scanning is your most cost-effective and efficient solution to streamline the collection of accurate measurement data on complicated construction projects. But here are some myths debunked.

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  • These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    Construction processes are evolving. Learn how automation and machine learning enhance the capabilities of CAD and field layout.

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  • How to Optimize the Construction Workflow When You're Outsourcing

    How to Optimize the Construction Workflow When You're Outsourcing

    How can you overcome the inefficiencies of outsourced work? Here's how you can streamline your workflow and solve communication bottlenecking.

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  • Are your project savings actually harming your profit?

    Are your project savings actually harming your profit?

    Are you harming your profits by saving money on the wrong things? Here's what you can do to get more work done while keeping costs under control.

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  • BIM Phrasebook Pocket Guide

    BIM Phrasebook Pocket Guide

    For anyone encountering BIM for the first time or still finding their feet in this area, we've put together a handy pocket guide glossary of some of the most commonly used terms and phrases.

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