Comment choisir un logiciel BIM ?

Lorsqu’il s’agit de la mise en œuvre du BIM, le secteur du bâtiment doit faire face à un grand nombre de défis. Julien Brousse, chef de produit chez Trimble International, nous explique les raisons pour lesquelles il est préférable de développer une solution ciblée en collaboration avec le client dans le but d’assurer une mise en œuvre BIM réussie.

10 erreurs fréquentes qui peuvent vous coûter cher

La précision, la planification minutieuse à long terme, l’efficacité et l’innovation en matière de résolution de problèmes, conjointement aux technologies et aux procédés adéquats, peuvent permettre aux entreprises du secteur MEP (mécanique, électricité, plomberie) de réaliser des économies considérables.

5 façons de fidéliser sa clientèle

La fidélisation client est un élément essentiel pour votre entreprise étant donné qu’elle vous permettra d’augmenter vos bénéfices. Il s’avère en général cinq à vingt-cinq fois plus cher de dénicher de nouveaux clients que de fidéliser des clients existants.

5 ways to build return business

Return business is good for your bottom line and is therefore important to you. Use this list to give your operations a check-up and highlight any areas that need to be adjusted, or where you have room to grow and excel.

Creating a 3D CAD Model from a Laser Scanned Point Cloud (An Overview)

The Olympic swimming pool building.  We scanned it with the Trimble TX5 Laser Scanner with the intent of creating a 3D CAD model, with the main focus being on the walls, ceiling and structure.

What if history had BIM?

In part one of a five-blog series, we ask: “What if history had BIM?” In this inaugural feature, we look at Ancient Greece’s iconic temple on the Athenian Acropolis and examine how Building Information Modelling would have impacted upon the construction of the Parthenon.

Sustainability: Finally at Home in Construction

Builders used to complain a lot about sustainability! Construction budgets could not afford luxuries like saving the environment. I heard people say, sustainability sounded great but it only worked for the rich or eccentric few and not mainstream customers.

Highly charged: It’s 3D electrical design!

For decades, ProDesign has been the UK’s most trusted electrical design software and, recently, it’s undergone some exciting and significant changes. The team’s commitment to ongoing development work has now made it possible for ProDesign users to produce electrical designs directly in a 3D Revit MEP application.

The Importance of the BIM4M2 Curve

A year after the UK's BIM level 2 mandate, how much has really changed in our industry. In a guest feature from last year, Matt Crunden, of Legrand Electric Ltd, addresses the importance of the BIM4M2 curve. How closely have we follwed that curve? Do you think we've kept an eye on the compass or have we wandered of the pathway towards full BIM integration?

Are you ready to take on a Challenge for a Cause in 2018?

Are you an adventurous type who is looking for the next exciting challenge which will help to reshape the future of those in need? The Electrical Industries Charity is looking for brave individuals to join their second Challenge for a Cause campaign to raise funds for the Dickinson family.

10 innovations that have revolutionised construction

We’ve come a long way as a species since the days when we inhabited the caves built for us by nature. Now we’re the builders, and in the last 40 years alone, we’ve come up with technological innovations that have revolutionised construction in the most spectacular ways.

Quality of Workmanship: Does it still matter?

For Danny Santoro, of PFA plumbing, taking pride in high quality workmanship is vitally key both to business success and personal career satisfaction. In this guest blog he explains how quality materials, as well as craftsmanship, are essential if you're going to deliver the highest quality service to clients.

7 façons de réduire les coûts des projets de construction

Le gaspillage et les dépenses excessives sont, sur les chantiers, le cauchemar de quiconque est impliqué dans un processus de construction.

Promouvoir les affaires avec le BIM

Le BIM arrive, que l'on soit prêt ou non. Partout dans le monde, les parties prenantes de l'AIC entendent de plus en plus parler du BIM. Pourtant, parmi les PME et les sous-traitants, les sarcasmes vont encore bon train sur cette question : l'implémentation du BIM sera-t-elle réellement sensée en termes d'investissement financier et de temps ?

Social Media Success

Happily, social media means that a vital web presence can be achieved for no financial outlay while still helping you capitalise further on your community presence and standing without a huge time investment. Using your visual branding and staying true to the ‘voice’ you developed early on, set up social media pages in the name of your business. Whereas, previously, we’ve advocated the personal touch, with social media it’s preferable to speak for the organisation rather than using your name or expressing personal opinions.