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10 08, 2022

What is 3d modelling in architecture?

By |2022-08-09T13:11:32+01:00August 10th, 2022|CAD Services|Comments Off on What is 3d modelling in architecture?

The construction industry is a sector that still does a lot of manual work and has been slow to go digital. However, manual construction can be time-consuming and have greater potential for waste, meaning budgets are overshot more often than not. This is where 3D modelling comes in. Not only does it help to bring ...

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11 07, 2022

What are the seven main types of fire sprinkler systems?

By |2022-07-11T12:47:40+01:00July 11th, 2022|Fire Protection Services|Comments Off on What are the seven main types of fire sprinkler systems?

Many different types of fire sprinklers have been created since the first recognised fire sprinkler system was invented in 1812 to keep up with changes in environmental systems. There are seven main types of sprinkler systems that all help to prevent flames from spreading and reduce fire damage. The main differences between the seven types ...

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13 06, 2022

What is the purpose of a measured building survey?

By |2022-06-13T10:30:45+01:00June 13th, 2022|Surveying Services|Comments Off on What is the purpose of a measured building survey?

We have recently added surveying to our raft of other quality services, including topographical surveying, surveys to BIM and measured surveys. What are measured surveys? The RICS defines measured surveys as "taking measurements of sites of buildings to produce accurate drawings to scale. They are usually specified to an agreed level of detail, acceptable accuracy ...

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9 05, 2022

What is DfMA in construction?

By |2022-05-05T09:32:35+01:00May 9th, 2022|DfMA Services|Comments Off on What is DfMA in construction?

In recent years, the UK Government has ramped up its spending on the UK’s infrastructure which has left the construction industry facing some challenges. They are being asked to deliver major infrastructure in half the time for two-thirds of the cost and half the carbon. On top of this, there is an increasing skills shortage ...

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11 04, 2022

Everything you need to know about how BIM helps construction

By |2022-04-11T12:05:19+01:00April 11th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on Everything you need to know about how BIM helps construction

The adoption of BIM in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry is gaining momentum, thanks to more companies working on getting better bottom-line returns from streamlining workflows. The model-based approach of BIM means that all contractors involved in a project can access every step involved in one area. This is just one benefit of ...

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11 03, 2022

BIM vs CAD: A complete guide

By |2022-03-09T11:48:20+00:00March 11th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on BIM vs CAD: A complete guide

The construction industry is changing rapidly, with new technologies being introduced all the time. BIM is one such technology, but many people often use the phrase interchangeably with CAD. Although there is a relationship between CAD and BIM, they are not the same thing. To get the most out of BIM, it is essential for ...

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28 02, 2022

How can MEP BIM enhance the various building phases of a project? 

By |2022-02-14T10:36:30+00:00February 28th, 2022|MEP Services|Comments Off on How can MEP BIM enhance the various building phases of a project? 

Businesses as a whole are heavily reliant on automation these days, owing to the widespread adoption of digital transformation, with the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry being particularly welcoming to new technologies and innovations thanks to the constant need to   Improve quality  Increase productivity  Reduce costs  In the past, many firms used CAD software ...

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14 02, 2022

5 things to consider before selecting a BIM outsourcing partner 

By |2022-02-14T10:27:57+00:00February 14th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on 5 things to consider before selecting a BIM outsourcing partner 

Outsourcing BIM services are becoming more and more popular, with lots of companies now offering BIM Services to construction companies. But how do construction companies identify the best BIM service provider for their needs?   The rapid increase in the population on a global scale has increased the demand for more efficient and sustainable residential and ...

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31 01, 2022

The opportunities and challenges of BIM for surveyors

By |2022-01-17T14:44:44+00:00January 31st, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on The opportunities and challenges of BIM for surveyors

Building information modelling (BIM) is one of the most exciting opportunities that has arisen for surveyors in the last few years. This model-based approach to construction combines processes and technologies in such a way that supports the efficient creation and use of information. BIM offers lots of opportunities for surveyors thanks to its strong ties ...

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17 01, 2022

Can BIM be used for existing buildings?

By |2022-01-17T14:42:32+00:00January 17th, 2022|BIM Services|Comments Off on Can BIM be used for existing buildings?

Using Building Information Modelling (BIM) on new buildings is easy to do - you are starting from scratch after all, and so you can make sure everything is laid out where it needs to be. But what if the building you are working on is an existing structure, such as a historical building, a renovation ...

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