HOW MANY BUILDING ASSETS DOES YOUR BIM REALLY HAVE?

Although the use of BIM is increasing there is still a long way to go before its full adoption in the AEC sector. Various surveys put BIM awareness and usage as high as 70% in the UK, although that’s certainly not what we are finding as a software company providing...

eRDS V2 COMING SOON

eRDS v2 The new version of eRDS Cloud is scheduled for release in January 31st 2018. New features include:   Revised user interface (UI) Improved project Set-up Automated set-up of new attributes captured from site Improved RDS exporting to PDF and Excel Delete...

Can You Really Model Everything In 3D?

IT'S JUST NOT PRACTICAL TO MODEL EVERYTHING IN BIM In theory, given enough time and budget, it’s possible to model all the FFE in a building. But can you really do that on a project with thousands of...

My Room Data Is Better Than Your BIM Model!

DOES ROOM DATA PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION THAN BIM? Off course not, but let’s face it, when it comes to information about the FFE in a building a BIM model isn’t going to tell us a lot. On the other hand, when it comes to the structural, architectural and MEP design,...

Sweating Your Room Data.

ROOM DATA SHOULD BE MADE TO WORK FOR YOU. We believe you can do more with room data by using it to drive check-lists in a mobile application. Done properly this will bring real efficiencies to the fit-out process and provide the construction team with much improved...

BIM Enrichment Is The Way Ahead.

ENRICH YOUR BIM MODELS WITH ROOM DATA. The 3D models coming from the automotive and aerospace industries are an accurate representation of the finished article detailed down to the last bolt washer and nut. It’s not possible to model to a similar level of detail in...

Room Data Without BIM

NOT ALL PROJECTS USE BIM. Many architects have yet to make the transition from 2D design to BIM. According to The National BIM Report 2016, 54% of respondents said they were using BIM on some, but not all of their projects, and 42% said they were not yet using BIM....

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring…

HARD TO FIX THIS WITHOUT THE RIGHT INFORMATION. A friend of mine is a project manager for a new development of 80 apartments that’s just a couple of weeks away from handover and occupation. He got a call over the weekend from site security about a flood. By the...