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Diversify Your Workforce in the Face of a Labor Shortage

While still a relatively small percentage of the professionals in the industry, women’s influence in BIM and the construction industry continues to grow. Currently about 10 percent of the workforce in the industry are held by women, a rate that has been steady over the past two decades. But as the industry struggles through a labor shortage, women are stepping into prominent roles in the industry, from the job site to the board room.

Experience the Multiplier Effect of Software Tools

We are an industry where machine and computer power enhance the work of the person, in many cases, making the very jobs we undertake possible. Modeling wouldn’t be feasible if not for the computing power of today’s equipment, from Robotic Total Stations (RTS) units to laptops and cranes.

Harness BIM’s Top Advantages: Efficiency, Productivity and Savings

Making the investment in Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems can transform construction operations from the start of any project, leading to more efficient use of time and materials in all phases of the build, including long after the active construction project is completed. Through BIM, savings can be realized for the stakeholders in the project–from the building owner to subcontractors–and the operator of the structure benefits far into the future.

4 Key Items on a Safety Check List

Let’s pause for a moment and assess your organizations’ efforts to make sure our workers and workplaces are as safe as possible. It’s Construction Safety Week! Construction Safety Week! Each day this week, take a few minutes to review key safety practices that can...

eVolve MEP Will Operate Independently of Applied Software

David Gabriel eVolve MEPDavid.Gabriel@evolvemep.com eVolve MEP Launches Game-Changing Materials Management Platform for Electrical Contractors eVolve MEP Will Operate Independently of Applied Software The Two Companies Will Continue To Partner Together   Atlanta,...

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360 Sync Version 3.3 – More Power With Procore

360 Sync Version 3.3 – More Power With Procore

We’ve been really busy with 360 Sync lately, especially when it involves our integration with Procore.
We now connect to more Procore tools than any other app on the market. We’ve always been able to
connect to the Documents tool, but now we can also sync files to the Drawings tool as well as export
and backup files from the RFI & Submittal Tools.

Harness The Power of Shared Experiences

Harness The Power of Shared Experiences

Jobs in construction are specialized: metal fabricators, detailers, electrical engineers and installers each have their own set of skills that help them do their jobs well. But a key part of efficiency is the ability to communicate with other team members quickly and effectively.

3 Ways to Save on Project Costs

3 Ways to Save on Project Costs

Construction material costs increased an estimated 20 percent last year, and the outlook for
2022 doesn’t look much rosier.

3 Tactics to Improve Your Day-to-Day Tasks

3 Tactics to Improve Your Day-to-Day Tasks

Doing the same task can get mundane and your view on the day will become dread versus excitement. Instead of wasting your time by doing manual tasks within Revit, find solutions like eVolve MEP to improve your day-to-day tasks.

6 Ways To Hold On To Top Talent

6 Ways To Hold On To Top Talent

The construction industry is hurting from a labor shortage. According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record 4 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs on average each month in 2021.

6 Ways To Increase Your Bottom Line with Materials Management

6 Ways To Increase Your Bottom Line with Materials Management

With profit margins as thin as ever, finding ways to improve the bottom line on a project without sacrificing quality has become essential. Introducing an integrated materials management program into your workflow lowers costs and improves productivity in fab shops...

Top 3 Innovations Likely to Transform BIM

Top 3 Innovations Likely to Transform BIM

New innovations are poised to influence how construction and design professionals operate in a big way. Emerging technologies make it easier to envision designs and projects by presenting a working model that designers can review and tweak as needed to improve design...

A Way Out of App-ageddon

A Way Out of App-ageddon

With the number of apps and plug-ins available to BIM professionals, you’d think all 2 million offerings from Apple’s App Store were all for AEC and fab shops! Most add-ons to Autodesk and Revit help some functions of the programs run easier, but to do other things,...

MCAA22 Reunite: Stop by Booth 50

MCAA22 Reunite: Stop by Booth 50

The 2022 Mechanical Contractors Association of America Convention, which coalesces the nation’s mechanical, plumbing, pipe welding and industry supply leaders, opens next week—March 13-17—in San Diego. For the first time in three years, the MCAA Convention will...

4 Steps To Organize Your Shop Tomorrow

4 Steps To Organize Your Shop Tomorrow

The old adage “a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step,” doesn’t apply just to travel. It’s a metaphor for any goal--even something that can seem daunting like getting your pre-fabrication shop organized. Start tomorrow with four simple steps that can help...

A Powerful Software for Detailing in Revit

Learn how your organization can scale your detailing process in Revit.