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    How Does BIM Improve Sustainability 

    Is sustainable Building Information Modeling (BIM) truly a leading trend in the modern Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry? This question has probably come up with industry colleagues, but have you ever been sure of the answer? In this article, […]

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    What is the difference between CAD and BIM? 

    Building information modeling (BIM) and computer-aided design (CAD) have been one of the major controversial topics in the construction industry. Over the years, we have received inquiries about the differences between BIM and CAD. We have even been asked whether […]

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    5 tips for getting reliable laser scanning deliverables to support BIM coordination

    While laser scanning is a technology that we have been using and leveraging for years, when it comes to reality capture applications and processes every project is a new learning opportunity. Even if you are familiar with this technology, there […]

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    What is Ground Penetrating Radar?  

    Introduction   Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a non-destructive geophysical survey technique that uses electromagnetic radiation (UHF/VHF frequencies) to locate subsurface objects by transmitting and receiving radio waves on the ground. GPR may help in finding buried pipes and cables underground, […]

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    How to collaborate with a VDC team effectively 

    Post-pandemic, collaboration with stakeholders, such as contractors, the CEO, and the design team, is often done remotely. If you do not have in-house BIM availability you may also be working with an outsourced BIM service provider.   After working on thousands […]

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    What we have learned from the Reality Capture Industry

    When it comes to hiring laser scanning providers, our experience over the past years has been vast and diverse. After considerable time providing reality capture services to our clients we understood that when price, quality, and logistics is about, there […]

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    The Contractor’s role when outsourcing BIM

    It´s easy to fall into the trap and think that BIM is something that you simply outsource to a 3rd Party, and they will deliver a final product once they are done… As with most things in life, you get […]

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    Debunking the 5 most common BIM myths 

    Over the years, there have been more and more myths related to Building Information Modeling. Today we will focus on breaking down the most common BIM misconceptions.  Oftentimes BIM misconceptions and false assumptions can cause many doubts that might lead […]

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    ENG recognized as Best BIM Company of the Year 2022

    A few months ago, Construction Tech Review magazine, received various nominations from several industry experts to consider ENG among the Top Building Information Modeling Companies. This was followed by a detailed evaluation conducted by Construction Tech Review’s managers and their editorial […]

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    Everything you need to know about laser scanning for the AEC industry (Part 2) 

    In part one of this article series, we talked about the basics of 3D laser scanning and how this cutting-edge technology has evolved from a buzzword into your mainstream data solution for generating precise building information across the AEC industry.   […]

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    BIM for General Contractors: what are the benefits? 

    Simply put, it certainly wouldn’t be news to imagine how BIM can help General Contractors become more efficient since BIM acts as an intelligent, 3D model-based technology. But this whole process becomes more interesting when you try to understand it […]

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    Everything You Need To Know About Laser Scanning For The AEC Industry (Part 1)

    WHAT IS LASER SCANNING?  Over the past few years, many companies in the AEC industry have widely adopted laser scanning technology. With the Covid-19 safety guidelines still in place, teams working remotely are heavily relying on laser scanning services for […]

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    What is better: BIM In-house or Outsourcing?

    A few years ago, I wrote an article on this subject, and although with the pandemic the same ideas remain, I would like to add a few thoughts to it, based on the countless successful and unsuccessful AEC business models […]

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    With point cloud and laser scanning technology at your fingertips, never measure twice again!

    The ability to thoroughly understand the existing site conditions and as-built structures before you begin a project is something that everyone in the AEC industry can appreciate and get on board with. Not only does having complete and accurate project […]

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    What problems can you solve with BIM services?

    As the demand in the construction industry keeps growing, it’s crucial not to lose focus and address one of the main problems in the industry: shortages of resources (both material and labor) and the lack of coordination among stakeholders.    The […]

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    LOD: What is it? Learn the various levels of detail and why they matter in BIM

    Have you ever wondered what LOD is? Well, wonder no more! We will now explain in detail this concept and the differences between each of its levels.    After reading the article, you will learn the main indicators and differences between […]

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    What is a Digital Twin?

    This buzzword is currently being used alongside Digital Transformation, Simulations, Industry 4.0, and so forth, but what is it? And how can we harness its power in an accessible and practical manner? Let’s start at the beginning, with the definition: […]

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    What is BIM for Facility Management?

    Context   This is a long-due article for us. We get this question a lot from prospective buyers, so we thought we would put together a simple and clear definition. But first, we will start by defining BIM and Facility Management […]

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    5 Benefits of BIM in Construction 2021

    Talking about the “Benefits of BIM” might sound like a broken record by now…not to mention that there’s a lot of information out there, software companies and service providers are lecturing about the use of BIM by offering a number of benefits…to such extent […]

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    3 Areas Where BIM for FM Can Be Beneficial For a Manufacturing Company

    There is a lot to be said about the benefits of using BIM for Facility Management (we even wrote a few blog posts about it) and we like to divide them into two categories:1. Handover benefits2. Operational stage benefits   In […]

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    Can I use my Revit model for Facility Management?

    Yes, but not so fast.  (Disclosure: this information is not meant to be COBie theory or any theory whatsoever. It’s been acquired over the years of practical experience. We hope our experience can help you tackle your projects with more certainty).  The short […]

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    ENGworks, BIM Services Market Leader, Announces its New Name: ENG

    This growing Company in the field of building technology announces the refresh of its brand. As ENGworks develops, its name simplifies to ENG. COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, March 29, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Time and resources optimization is the key […]

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    ENGworks is now ENG

    After few years of exceptional growth, we’re excited to announce that as of March 2021, our company will look a bit different: ENGworks is now ENG.

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    Revit – Dynamo script to cut pipes and ducts

    We were planning to change our current workflow to split ducts and pipes in order to include more features into the process. At the moment the suite of add-ins we use don’t suit our needs 100% and we have to […]

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    Revit – Copy rooms from link with Python

    Or yet another tutorial in how to recreate rooms from links in Revit post! I know, there are tons of posts explaining how to create rooms from rooms on a link in Revit, but I’m not letting this to stop me.Here is the problem, we need […]

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    The best coordinated projects ever

    We all know that COVID-19 is a game-changer, and the effect on the economy is undeniable but with have to keep in mind that in the midst of every crisis, lies a great opportunity, and I do feel that we […]

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    Scan to BIM golden rules

    Reflecting true As-Built conditions and proper information for the specific model purpose is the first thing that comes to my mind when thinking about Scan to BIM projects. In my opinion, after a couple of years of diving into lots of Scan […]

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    What is the price of BIM?

    Whenever we are discussing with a client the next BIM project, the same questions usually come up: “how much does the BIM cost?” Or “what are your hourly rates?” Or the famous “how much by square feet?” I assume, the same may also happen […]

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    LOD downgrade?

    Having to downgrade the LOD as you move into later stages on the project lifecycle, sounds very counterintuitive… On the typical A-Z BIM project you go from a lower LODs 200 for early design, “upgrading” to LOD 300s when going […]

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    6 Tips for Successfully Applying the Agile/Scrum Methodology for BIM Spatial Coordination

    Congratulations if you are among the growing number of general contractors, trade contractors, architects, engineers, and project managers who have embraced BIM to guide your construction planning and execution efforts.

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    5 Tips on how to choose your BIM Partner

    A high demand for BIM services is creating the entry for many new and young BIM providers. Although these new BIM providers are highly motivated they lack experience and know-how. We spoke with several of our clients and came up […]

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    BIM requirements: know enough to be dangerous

    Day in and day out we receive calls from General and Trade Contractors asking for help. They find themselves bidding a job or even having an awarded contract, where it is specified by the Owner that Building Information Modeling will […]

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    FM contractors proving slow on the uptake with BIM

    Facilities management companies are lagging behind the rest of the construction industry in their understanding and use of building information modeling (BIM). That is according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK), which says that the FM sectors needs […]

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    Australian Department of Defence takes the lead in BIM

    The Australian Department of Defence has emerged at the forefront of efforts to incorporate Building Information Modelling (BIM), using it to enhance the development and operation of its vast portfolio of assets. Brigadier Darren Naumann, acting head of infrastructure for […]

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    Is Google planning a BIM-busting app for construction?

    Google’s apps and operating system have already “disrupted” Microsoft’s business – and now it could be planning to do the same for BIM and online collaboration in the construction industry. According to online reports, the company’s Google X development unit […]

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    BIM = Better information mobility?

    A US survey suggests growing benefits of mobile information, but its respondents weren’t enthusing about mobile access to digital models. At the Bentley Systems Year in Infrastructure conference in London, information mobility has been a recurring theme (indeed, BIM has […]

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    North Carolina State – Centennial Campus Parking Deck

    Project Description: Centennial Campus is a research park and educational campus owned and operated by North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Cambridge Architectural was in charge of fabrication and installation of 2,346 sf of stainless steel mesh panels at the […]

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    BIM In-house or Outsource

    What is better: do BIM In-house or Outsource? Building Information Modeling requirements are found on more and more construction projects these days. I have read many articles and blogs speaking about this topic and many Contractors and Subs are asking […]

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    BIM Frequently Asked Questions

    BIM delivers benefits to each stage of a building’s life cycle. But, what else? Check out BIM´s Frequently Asked Questions. 1. What is BIM? A building information model (BIM) is an object-oriented building development tool that utilizes 5-D modeling concepts, […]

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    YouBIM & IBM Maximo Integration

    BIM for Facilities Management Case Study: Maine General Medical Center The Challenge: Tie YouBIM into the IBM Maximo environment (traditional static directory tree navigation). The world leading solution from IBM, Maximo is one of the most widely deployed CMMS solutions […]

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