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Resources to help construction designers and detailers work more productively.

  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Electrical Workflow

    5 Ways to Improve Your Electrical Workflow

    Don’t leave your electrical design to chance. Follow these five tips to help improve the efficiency and accuracy of your next project.

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  • 7 Tips for Plumbing Success in Modern Construction

    7 Tips for Plumbing Success in Modern Construction

    We’ve identified seven simple but powerful tips that plumbing companies have put into practice to enhance their competitive positioning and optimize their workflow - from design to construction.

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  • 5 Reasons BIM is No Longer Enough for the MEP Contractor

    5 Reasons BIM is No Longer Enough for the MEP Contractor

    BIM has been an undeniable revolution in construction, and it’s yielded great things for MEP contractors. But, technology continues to evolve, and today’s MEP pros need to move beyond BIM. Here’s why:

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  • Sustainability in MEP Design: What You Need to Know

    Sustainability in MEP Design: What You Need to Know

    Learn how MEP designers can leverage MEP technologies to boost both the environment and your project’s budget.

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  • 10 Trends in the MEP Industry until 2020 [Infographic]

    10 Trends in the MEP Industry until 2020 [Infographic]

    From blockchain to robotics: Discover 10 key trends that will transform the way MEP contractors work.

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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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  • MEP Designer: How Good Are Your Revit Skills?

    MEP Designer: How Good Are Your Revit Skills?

    Take our quiz and test your Revit knowledge! Find out if your a Revit Rockstar in just under 1 minute...

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  • Does Metal Shop Automation Cost Jobs?

    Does Metal Shop Automation Cost Jobs?

    Since the days of the steam engine, machine labor has been viewed with suspicion. People are always afraid that they’re going to be pushed out and nobody wants to lose their job to a glorified toaster

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  • What Is Constructible Content?

    What Is Constructible Content?

    Constructible content consists of technical information and data from a building product manufacturer's components. Once the design is finalized, the model can be built in the real world

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  • Why Offsite Prefabrication Is a Game Changer for Your Firm

    Why Offsite Prefabrication Is a Game Changer for Your Firm

    If your construction company isn’t yet taking full advantage of offsite prefabrication, you’re leaving money on the table.

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  • Can IoT Change the MEP Industry?

    Can IoT Change the MEP Industry?

    One of the biggest trends in the industrial industry at the moment is Internet of Things (IoT). But how will this trend affect the MEP industry?

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  • 5 Challenges of Working With MEP Content

    5 Challenges of Working With MEP Content

    The main BIM goal of manufacturers is to deliver accurate, easy-to-use and high-quality content. And for this, simply storing the content in the cloud is not enough. This is what you need to know.

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  • Automation is Driving the MEP CAD Market

    Automation is Driving the MEP 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.

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  • These Manufacturers Use BIM to Their Advantage

    These Manufacturers Use BIM to Their Advantage

    Manufacturers like Caleffi, ABB and Mitsubishi are finding their place in the BIM workflow. Here's what they have to say about it.

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  • 5 Surprising Areas Where Prefabrication Is Thriving

    5 Surprising Areas Where Prefabrication Is Thriving

    In recent years, prefabrication has come back into fashion after several decades of being very much out of style. Read this blog post to discover 5 surprising areas where prefabrication is thriving.

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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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  • The CAD Revolution In Construction

    The CAD Revolution In Construction

    From pencil to paper and 3D, 4D, or even 5D BIM— there’s no doubt things are rapidly changing in the construction industry. CAD is transforming the way we work - and will continue in the future.

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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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  • Top 10 Revit Tips for MEP Designers and Detailers

    Top 10 Revit Tips for MEP Designers and Detailers

    This free guide provides the top 10 tips that MEP designers and detailers need to master the Revit platform like a pro. Expand your design knowledge today.

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