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Resources to help construction designers and detailers work more productively.

  • How to Make the Most Out of Your BIM Content

    How to Make the Most Out of Your BIM Content

    What are the different BIM file types and formats available and how can you make the most out of these types of BIM content? Read this post to understand the different types of content.

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  • 2D to 3D Models: Entering the Third Dimension

    2D to 3D Models: Entering the Third Dimension

    The construction industry is in a state of transformation: from flat to fat; from two to three dimensions. 3D models in construction aren't just a thing of the future, they're here to stay.

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  • The Quest for Speed in Revit

    The Quest for Speed in Revit

    As contractors rush into the Revit world to work alongside their architectural and engineering counterparts, one of the biggest hurdles to overcome is the processing speed in Revit.

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  • 10 BIM Trends in the MEP Industry for 2018

    10 BIM Trends in the MEP Industry for 2018

    Thinking about adding BIM (Building Information Modeling) to your process? Here are the top 10 BIM trends to watch in the MEP industry this year.

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  • What Is a Point Cloud?

    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.

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  • No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit.

    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.

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  • The Future of Building Design in 5 Minutes or Less

    The Future of Building Design in 5 Minutes or Less

    The future of building design is far too deep and rich a topic to cover in five minutes or less. Here are the top trends that are much easier to wrap your head around.

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  • How to Manage MEP Content for Constructible Models

    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.

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  • BIM Content Is Everything

    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.

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  • How to Challenge the Challengers In Your CAD Department

    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.

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  • Mixed Reality In Construction Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat [VIDEO]

    Mixed Reality In Construction Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat [VIDEO]

    Mixed reality in construction is here and the Microsoft HoloLens Trimble hard hat solution has dissolved the lines between reality and fiction on construction sites. Watch this video to see how.

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  • The Importance of NEC Compliance Part Two: for Detailers and Designers

    The Importance of NEC Compliance Part Two: for Detailers and Designers

    Designers and detailers working with a client on plans and estimates, as well as detailers who finalize 2D or 3D models, should understand NEC compliance. Otherwise, it could be costly.

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  • The Importance of NEC Compliance - Part One: for Electrical Estimators

    The Importance of NEC Compliance - Part One: for Electrical Estimators

    Electrical estimators looking to develop competitive bids that may span multiple jurisdictions do well to incorporate NEC compliance into the designs they spec, the materials they choose...

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  • The Challenges and Rewards of NEC Compliance for Electrical Contractors

    The Challenges and Rewards of NEC Compliance for Electrical Contractors

    Download your free guide to NEC compliance and get the information you need to know about the 2017 update.

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  • How Digital Technology Is Revolutionizing Minds and Capabilities In Our Industry

    How Digital Technology Is Revolutionizing Minds and Capabilities In Our Industry

    In recent years, the MEP sector has welcomed a revolution through the use of digital technology. One of the most ground-breaking innovations to market is Point Cloud Scanning...

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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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  • 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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  • How to Create a 3D CAD Model from a Laser Scanned Point Cloud (Overview)

    How to Create a 3D CAD Model from a Laser Scanned Point Cloud (Overview)

    Aric Scott, Trimble MEP Trainer provides a step-by-step overview of how to create a 3D CAD model from a laser scanned point cloud.

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  • The Basics of MEP 3D Scanning: Point Clouds and BIM Models

    The Basics of MEP 3D Scanning: Point Clouds and BIM Models

    Increasingly MEP Contractors involved in renovation projects are looking for solutions that will enable them to quickly and effectively digitally represent the as-built environment as 3D BIM model.

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  • BIM Adoption – Make a Smart Move

    BIM Adoption – Make a Smart Move

    Among the most frequent complaints voiced by MEP companies is that, typically, they’re brought on-board projects far too late.  As well as addressing multiple maintenance implications and...

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