Tag Archives: BIM

Centralizing Construction Project Information

by Tom Traina, MBA, CSM There is much discussion regarding waste and inefficiency in the construction of a building, yet most A/E/C firms struggle to find the same level of efficiency improvements realized in the manufacturing sector over the past two decades. I believe a major challenge holding the industry back is the ever-changing roster […]

BIM for MEP Engineering: Ready for Prime Time!

by Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM Ask MEP engineering firms around the country about their use of building information modeling (BIM) for designing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering systems, and you’re bound to get myriad opinions on whether or not the industry should fully adopt it. Two of the overriding reasons against full integration of […]

VA Clinic Being Designed in BIM

JDB Engineering, Inc. is providing full-service engineering for a new 15,000 sq. ft. Community-Based Outpatient Clinic for the VA Maryland Healthcare System.  The project will be constructed at Fort Meade, MD.  At the request of the Veterans Administration, JDB Engineering is using Autodesk Revit to design the facility using Building Information Modeling (BIM).  The project […]