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BIM

Monday, September 09, 2013

In this high tech world we live in, just about everything is digitized. So it should come as no shock that even the construction of buildings is taking on a high tech digitalization before groundbreaking ever begins!

Building information modeling, or BIM, is the process of taking the idea of a building and basically building it within a software program first. From the ground up. This helps the decision makers tackle any issues and work out any kinks long before they are faced with them.

The use of BIM in the architectural and construction industries is on the rise! A tool like this can help save companies from having to solve some of those unexpected problems when they are in the middle of construction deadlines.

Here are some great resources to get more information about BIM.

BIM Special Edition from McGraw-Hill

A short video explaining BIM

Digital Building Lab at Georgia Tech

So before you start your next building project you should check out BIM. It can even help you figure out where to put all your electrical work that you know you want to hire us for!




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