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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EIGHT THINGS LEARNED AT THE ACI SPRING 2016 CONFERENCE

EIGHT THINGS LEARNED AT THE ACI SPRING 2016 CONFERENCE

Chad Boyea, P.E. was our man on the streets at the recent ACI Spring Conference held April 17-21 at the Hyatt Regency & Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.  While there Chad had the opportunity to swing by the Milwaukee Art Museum to see Santiago Calatrava’s  Burke Brise Soleil  as well enjoy some of the City’s great beer and brat culture. […]

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PES COMPANY CULTURE: WHY WE’RE AWESOME

PES COMPANY CULTURE: WHY WE’RE AWESOME

Company culture at PES is awesome. It is undeniably unique and is a large part of why employees regularly come to PES and stay for decades. Our growing firm has deliberately maintained a small-company feel that encourages everyone to know each other and work together. From technical committees to philanthropy efforts and professional development, there […]

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PES & BIM

PES Structural Engineers has placed a high priority on successful integrated BIM workflow. We strive not only to be a key partner and resource for our clients but to also be an effective partner and reliable resource. For that to happen, the works starts here at home. After designating three full-time staff members as the “BIM Studio Leaders,” PES […]

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