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Automation is Driving the CAD Market
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Estimators and Winning
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Automation is Driving the CAD Market
Automation is impacting every phase of design and construction, and it’s advancing at a breakneck speed. Here are some of the most recent impacts, and what you can expect in the near future.
State of 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.
How to Manage Your Construction Operations With Telematics
Telematics refers to the long-distance transmission of data. It has been regarded as the basis for tracking the GPS location of vehicles. However, this technology is advancing quickly in construction.
Blockchain and BIM: Does Construction Really Need This Right Now? (Revisited)
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The U.S. States with the Highest Paying Construction Jobs
The construction industry is booming across the United States, in line with the state of the economy. But, there’s a big difference in pay for construction pros depending on which state they’re in.
Next in BIM: City Information Modeling (CIM)
The way we think about buildings has radically transformed with the advent of Building Information Modeling (BIM), but a holistic, data-driven approach to wider city planning still lags behind.
Flexible Solar Cells Could Let Buildings Generate Their Own Power
Imagine a high-rise, downtown office building doubling as a power plant. The image isn’t so farfetched and will probably be realized in the not-so-distant future.
How HVAC LOD Levels Impact Your 3D BIM Model
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Did Laborers Fear the Wheel? Why New Tech Means New Skills
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