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11 12, 2019

Automation and the Built Environment

By |2019-12-11T10:32:04+00:00December 11th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Despite the fact that as a BIM Company we often talk about the construction industry being slow to adopt digital ways of working, the building industry is actually primed for automation. Already we are seeing more automatic manufacturing of building parts with the increase in the number of prefabricated buildings being made as well as ...

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25 11, 2019

AI and BIM: The Future of Construction?

By |2019-11-18T10:36:02+00:00November 25th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Construction industry employees make up around 7% of the global labour force, with more than 11.4 trillion dollars being spent on construction-related activities last year. However, despite this depth of resource and cash flow, the growth of the construction industry as a whole has remained flat. Why is that? As a BIM Company, we can ...

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18 11, 2019

BIM Manager Career Profile

By |2019-11-18T10:29:48+00:00November 18th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

At The CAD Room, we occasionally post BIM Manager Jobs, along with other jobs in the BIM sector - but what is a BIM Manager and what competencies and skills will you need to succeed in this role? What is a BIM Manager? BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the process which generates and manages the ...

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28 10, 2019

BIM and Facility Management

By |2019-10-28T11:35:37+00:00October 28th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Design and construction of a building used to be based around a fragmented set of tools and processes, but the introduction of BIM has made the whole process more coherent. As a BIM Company, we are well aware of the multitude of benefits that BIM can bring to construction projects, not just in the planning ...

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14 10, 2019

The benefits of BIM for fire protection services

By |2019-10-14T11:01:18+01:00October 14th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Nobody designs buildings with the expectation that they are going to go up in flames, but as recent events have shown, a failure to include sufficient fire protection services can have tragic consequences. Defence mechanisms, such as fire sprinklers, and exit routes are essential aspects to include in the design of a building, in order ...

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30 09, 2019

CAD Drawings: An Introduction

By |2019-09-16T13:08:42+01:00September 30th, 2019|CAD Services|0 Comments

As a professional CAD drawing services partner for many construction firms, we are very familiar with the different type of construction CAD drawings that are used. However, if you are new to the industry, then you may not be aware of the differences. We've pulled together this information to help you to understand the different ...

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16 09, 2019

Incorporating BIM into your Construction Strategy

By |2019-09-16T13:07:18+01:00September 16th, 2019|CAD Services|0 Comments

BIM is one of the most discussed areas of construction at the moment, especially when it comes to the role it can play in strategy. The MEP BIM Coordination Services that we, as a BIM company offer, for example, can help with integrating all of the different aspects of a project. It can also help ...

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19 08, 2019

Women in BIM: Pathways to a career in BIM

By |2019-08-05T12:05:50+01:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As part of our series of posts about women in BIM, we wanted to take a closer look at the pathways to a career in BIM. Here at The CAD Room, our team is made up of people with a wide variety of backgrounds. Not all of them have specific industry experience but instead, have ...

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6 08, 2019

Charity Walk – TrekFest 2019 – The Peaks

By |2019-08-06T14:56:10+01:00August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Saturday, August 31st, The CAD Room team will be undertaking a 25km charity walk - TrekFest - ‘The Peaks’– in support of Jack, our friend and colleague, and raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. In 2018, Jack was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and is currently undergoing radiotherapy treatment. We’re very ...

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5 08, 2019

AI in Construction

By |2019-08-05T11:45:16+01:00August 5th, 2019|BIM Services|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having an impact on many industries, and construction is one of them. However, it does not seem to be having the same impact on the construction industry as it is having on others. Why is this? AI is the name given to the mimicking of human brain functions (such as learning, ...

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