Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Increased Use of Building Information Technology (BIM)

Technology is clearly changing how we live and work.  One of the significant trends involves the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM), which is 3-D modeling software used in the design of construction projects.

More and more contractors and designers are increasing their use of BIM.
Benefits of BIM:  Here are some of the benefits of BIM:
  • Clash detection:  Identification of clashes in design before conflicts become costly issues during construction
  • Jobs:  Creation of new jobs
  • Faster construction:  Speeding up the time it takes to construct projects
  • Productivity:  Increased productivity
  • Cost savings:  Saving money as documents get filed electronically and are accessed in the field with the use of iPads 
More information:  Click here to read more from a May 30, 2013 article on "iPads Supplanting Blueprints Boosts Builder Productivity."
Mike Purdy's Public Contracting Blog 
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