August 2013: BIM, D/B and IPD

 

Monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) may not be a popularly known practice in the building community right...

Electrical contractors’ participation in design/build (D/B) projects continues to increase annually, with 36 percent of...

A select audience of industry practitioners and university researchers recently gathered in Kansas City, Mo.,...

Contractors have been using rudimentary building-information modeling (BIM) tools since the 1970s to design installations...

As we enter the fall, crops are ready for harvest, the leaves on trees are...

Who wants to be without lights, heat, air conditioning or a working refrigerator? Try asking...

In 2009, the General Services Administration (GSA), which delivers federal workplaces, turned its attention to...

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Every month, Jack Pullizzi picks the top four Ideas That Work submitted by you, ELECTRICAL...


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, Revit Integration: Energy Analysis for Autodesk Revit was the first integrated whole-building energy analysis solution on the market. Green Building Studio is tightly integrated with the Revit modeling environment., Detailed Model Simulation: Autodesk Revit 2014 allows users to create energy analytical models from detailed architectural models and includes the thermal properties of building elements. Room and space object placement are automatically identified., Whole-Building Analysis: Whole-building energy analysis can give users reasonable energy-cost projections to use for design decisions and financial analyses. Green Building Studio adds defaults and assumptions based on your building type and location to complete the energy analytical model.
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Contractors have been using rudimentary building-information modeling (BIM) tools since the 1970s to design installations before construction.

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“What is NFPA 72?” That sounds like a straightforward question, right? At least, we would like to think so.

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As we enter the fall, crops are ready for harvest, the leaves on trees are turning color, the evenings have a slight chill, baseball season is nearing an end, football season

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Who wants to be without lights, heat, air conditioning or a working refrigerator?

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Every time you purchase a fixed asset for your company, you attempt to evaluate which option provides the greatest return on your investment over its useful life.

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