2016 FALL BIM FORUM

The 2016 Fall BIMForum, held in Atlanta October 17 – October 19, 2016, has wrapped up and I can now say I’m a BIMForum veteran as this was my second conference. The theme for this event is of particular interest to us: “What is the New Standard for Professional Coordination?” As an industry, this is […]

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RUG, PUG AND RIG, OH MY!

The PES team has always endeavored to remain a leader in the constantly advancing BIM industry. The company has established guiding principles for these efforts, designated several employees to lead the internal BIM movement and have formed three distinct groups that handle BIM efforts on all fronts. We fondly refer to the groups as RUG, […]

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BLUEBEAM REVU: DID YOU KNOW IT COULD DO ALL THIS?

BLUEBEAM REVU: DID YOU KNOW IT COULD DO ALL THIS?

BIM has become a buzzword (buzz-acronym?) across the AEC industry but it’s important to recognize that simply using Revit doesn’t make you or your organization an expert in BIM. Technology must integrate and meet with interdisciplinary collaboration. One of the primary aspects of succesfully implementing BIM processes is information sharing, which means a more efficient project. […]

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THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME – BIM and the Multifamily Wood Project

Less time and less waste. It’s the goal of any design team, right? Advancements in Building Information Modeling, or BIM, are allowing designers and constructors to take huge leaps in cutting construction waste, reducing field time, and trimming project budgets. However, basic BIM principles and other time and cost saving improvements are rarely utilized in […]

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FILTERING OUT THE NONSENSE ABOUT FILTERS

FILTERING OUT THE NONSENSE ABOUT FILTERS

In the last few posts, we’ve discussed view ranges and visibility graphics. It only makes sense that we expand on one of the most useful and often overlooked visibility options: filters. If used correctly, filters can help you easily identify certain elements in a sea of walls, floors, beams, etc. You already know from a […]

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