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3D Scanning Myths, Debunked

3D laser scanning is your most cost-effective and efficient solution to streamline the collection of accurate measurement data on complicated construction projects. But here are some myths debunked. When you’re working with complex work zones, precise operations, and painstaking procedures, 3D laser scanning is your most cost-effective and efficient solution to streamline the collection of …

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BuildingPoint Canada wants you to get your shot! #BuildingImmunity

As vaccines become available to all Canadians, BuildingPoint Canada encourages our friends, customers and partners in the construction industry to register for their shots. Getting vaccinated is the best way to keep your community safe – and ensure our country sees the end of this pandemic as quickly as possible. Get your shot and encourage …

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What is the difference between VR, MR and AR? [Interview]

Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality applications are gaining ground in the construction industry. David Burczyk, Segment Manager Field Technology Group, explains the difference between the three technologies and their value to construction projects. David Burczyk explains the difference between Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality.  Could you explain the difference between MR, AR, and VR? “The terms …

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How to Make MEP Prefabrication Work for You

By David Burczyk Prefabrication is increasingly becoming a practical, cost-effective choice for many MEP contractors in the construction industry. In addition to reducing labor requirements, prefabrication lowers project costs, increases productivity, and improves safety. Prefabricating components offsite can deliver a project 30% to 50% faster than traditional methods. — Modular Building Institute MEP construction typically involves several …

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Managed Content: The MEP Contractor’s Secret Weapon

By Sarah Miller As an MEP contractor, you understand the importance of accuracy. When a design has mistakes or lacks important details, seemingly small issues can quickly turn into big problems during construction. Even if you identify problems before they become disastrous, they still require time and money to fix, hurting schedules and budgets. The …

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How BIM can help with change management processes within construction

By CYNTHIA PUCHEANU Design changes are a common occurrence on any construction and MEP project. However, while the changes themselves are almost unavoidable, the way in which designers and engineers communicate, consider and resolve the changes can have a significant impact on the success of the overall project. Here, Joel Gist, Senior Sales Manager at Trimble …

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3 Sneaky Problems that Hurt the Profitability of Plumbing and Piping Projects

Thin margins are more often the norm than the exception for construction contractors. For many, cash flow is tight, too. According to the Construction Payments Report, 88% of contractors wait longer than 30 days for payment, with 46% of them waiting as long as 90 days. With less access to financial resources, smaller contractors often feel …

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