Why the Trades are Teaching Design

Why the Trades are Teaching Design

MEP construction trades are taking a detailed approach to teaching their members design software. More and more subcontractors are understanding the benefit of filling design/detail seats with workers from the field, and the trade associations are preparing for this...
Using APL 2020 and BIM 360 Layout for 4 Challenges in MEP

Using APL 2020 and BIM 360 Layout for 4 Challenges in MEP

If you still take 2D floor plans to the field for layout, your workflow could be so much easier. Since your models are in 3D, wouldn’t it be ideal to take the 3D model to the field? With Autodesk Point Layout (APL) and BIM 360 Layout on your mobile device, you can...
Power BI Tips and Tricks for Fabrication Content

Power BI Tips and Tricks for Fabrication Content

Studies have shown that fabrication professionals waste up to 30% of their time looking for, protecting or preparing data. Another 20% of their time can be wasted on building information assets that already exist. That can add up to half of their time chasing down...
5 Reasons Trade Organizations Favor BIM

5 Reasons Trade Organizations Favor BIM

The mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) trades are positioned to be true leaders in the construction industry and move the labor force into the digital age because about 60% of a typical project involves trades work. In the pursuit of efficiency and labor...