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5 10, 2020

A Brief Guide to 3D Laser Scanning

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00October 5th, 2020|Surveying Services|0 Comments

We recently added Surveying to the range of quality services we already offer here at The CAD Room. These services are based on the use of 3D laser scanning in order to ensure we can cover large areas accurately and efficiently. In this post, we are going to take a closer look at the techniques ...

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21 09, 2020

How BIM can help reduce MEP costs

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00September 21st, 2020|BIM Services|0 Comments

Wherever you are in the world, owning a building is an expensive business—needing a significant amount of investment upfront along with ongoing maintenance and operation costs.  However, the smart building owners among you know that these costs can be significantly reduced if smart decisions are made during the building design process. The really clever ones ...

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7 09, 2020

How point clouds are changing BIM

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00September 7th, 2020|BIM Services|0 Comments

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has dramatically changed the world of construction, with BIM Level Two now being mandatory for all publicly funded construction projects in the UK. What you may not know is that point clouds actually make BIM even more useful. Giving an exact definition of BIM can be hard—in fact there is no ...

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18 08, 2020

A Quick Guide to Measured Building Surveys

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00August 18th, 2020|Surveying Services|0 Comments

We are delighted to have recently added a range of surveying services to the existing BIM and CAD services we already offer at The CAD Room. Thanks to this, we can now offer a truly tailored service to architects, structural engineers and local authorities. One of our most popular surveying services is the Measured Building ...

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3 08, 2020

BIM for the fit-out sector

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00August 3rd, 2020|BIM Services|0 Comments

BIM is becoming more and more accepted in the construction industry, to the point where it is now starting to be used in all areas of contracting - such as fit-out and facilities management as well. However, as with most digital tools, adoption is slow, and so we have written this article to give contractors ...

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20 07, 2020

The CAD Room Quick Guide to Topographical Surveys

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00July 20th, 2020|Surveying Services|0 Comments

You may have seen recently that we have introduced a new range of surveying services to our BIM service offering — something we are really excited about!  We have pulled together this quick guide to topographical surveys in order to give you an introduction to this particular service and explain how, why and when you ...

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6 07, 2020

Introduction to The CAD Room’s New Surveying Services

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00July 6th, 2020|Surveying Services|0 Comments

We are always looking for new ways to support our clients here at The CAD Room, and so we are delighted to offer our brand new range of surveying services.  Our Survey Manager, Craig Greaves, has over 18 years experience in the sector and is constantly learning about new equipment and technologies to ensure our ...

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8 06, 2020

The Eight Wastes of Lean in Construction

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00June 8th, 2020|General|0 Comments

The construction industry as a whole is facing intense pressure from the European Union and the UK Government to reduce waste, improve performance and expand recycling - and it is easy to see why. Recent figures published by the UK Government reveal the construction industry is responsible for generating around 120 million tonnes of waste ...

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29 05, 2020

Implementing fire sprinklers as part of building design

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00May 29th, 2020|Fire Protection Services|0 Comments

As part of our series on MEP services and how BIM can help with that, we also want to look closer at one of our newer services - fire protection. Our fire protection services were launched in response to the fact that we have worked with many MEP contractors in the past, and have sometimes ...

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4 05, 2020

Using BIM to overcome MEP design challenges

By |2020-10-06T10:42:49+01:00May 4th, 2020|MEP Services|0 Comments

In the construction industry, the progression of a mechanical and engineering (M&E) design to a coordinated installation standard model and drawing is critical to the project’s success - as it will not only impact on time but budget as well. This is just one reason why the structure of an MEP (mechanical, engineering and plumbing) ...

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