April 28, 2021
General contractors using BIM construction.

Why General Contractors Should Use BIM

General contractors are one of the groups that can most benefit from building information modeling, or BIM. To truly understand why BIM can be so helpful to general contractors, let’s first go over what a general contractor is. A general contractor is simply the contractor who has been awarded the contract of a project directly […]
April 5, 2021
A construction worker using prefabricated BIM construction.

BIM and Prefabrication

Construction industry professionals are always looking for ways to improve efficiency, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) has given them an array of possible ways to increase work speed, reduce cost, and improve safety. One of these cost-saving measures is prefabrication, the process of construction elements before they reach the job site. While prefabrication has existed […]
March 30, 2021
A construction worker stressed by a failure in clash detection due to lack of BIM

What is Clash Detection and How Does BIM Help?

Construction has always been an incredibly complex industry, with innumerable moving parts, elements, and people working on the same project all at the same time. It’s only natural that at some point there may be issues due to that sheer complexity. Modern construction projects often involve multiple stakeholders and tradespeople like investors, architects, structural engineers, […]
March 11, 2021
Two male architects using BIM tools.

Top Free BIM Tools

One of the most common concerns of AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) professionals that are considering introducing BIM (building information modeling) techniques into their projects is the cost of acquiring licenses to and training employees on new software. Luckily for users, there is a wide variety of software and tools available online that require no […]
January 28, 2021
A woman using BIM construction techniques.

Unexpected Benefits of BIM Construction

As Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is adopted by more and more firms, the list of benefits seems to continue to pile up. BIM is most commonly discussed in the context of the AEC industry (architecture, engineering, and construction), but this technique has shown impressively far-reaching results that seem to go beyond the scope of […]
January 20, 2021
A construction site using BIM techniques.

Most Common Mistakes in BIM Construction

Implementing Building Information Modeling, or BIM, into your construction firm’s workflow can improve efficiency, create a safer worksite, and can save you some serious money. Implementing BIM techniques isn’t just a one step process, though, and there are a number of common mistakes that people make when introducing BIM into their workflow. In today’s blog […]
January 14, 2021
A construction worker using BIM techniques.

What Are The Dimensions of BIM?

Most people’s conception of “dimensions” is limited to one, two, or three, with any higher figures usually limited to science fiction. In Building Information Modeling (BIM) construction, dimensions from two to up to as high as seven are used to categorize the level of detail that a project’s model includes. In today’s blog, we’ll provide […]
December 30, 2020
A BIM construction site.

The Most Important BIM Terms To Know

When researching your options for Building Information Modeling, or BIM, you may find yourself puzzled by what seems like a dictionary’s worth of technical jargon and acronyms. It’s understandable to be confused by these, as many are specific not only to the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industries but are specific to BIM strategy. In […]
November 30, 2020
Workers view a blueprint made with BIM

How Much Does BIM Cost?

Business operators are constantly searching for ways to increase efficiency and reduce cost, and as a construction company operator looking to reduce costs, you’ll often see BIM cited as one of the most impactful ways to improve profitability. Building information modeling, or BIM, is a process and a style of construction management that utilizes multiple […]