The latest versions of Trimble’s line of software solutions can help make your construction design projects more sustainable and efficient. Learn more about the advanced features available in Tekla Structures®, Tekla Structural Designer®, Tekla Tedds® and Tekla PowerFab®.
As part of its commitment to making building information more accessible, constructible and shareable, Trimble keeps finding ways to improve construction effectiveness. BuildingPoint Canada is proud to offer the latest versions of Tekla software solutions from Trimble®.
Tekla’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) solutions include Tekla Structures, Tekla Structural Designer, Tekla Tedds and Tekla PowerFab. Responding to the growing awareness of the construction industry’s environmental impact, these solutions enable sustainable building techniques while streamlining and integrating your team’s work processes.
“Most Advanced BIM Platform on the Market”
As Tekla’s senior product director Michael Evans explains, “Through continuous enhancements, in-product intelligence and expanded support for sustainable construction, our software development keeps us firmly among the most advanced BIM technology platform providers on the market today.”
Trimble and BuildingPoint have always been committed to supporting eco-friendly construction processes. The latest versions of Tekla Structures and Tekla Structural Designer include automatic embodied carbon calculation.
The Embodied Carbon Calculator can determine your embodied carbon values for both design and detailing workflows. The graphic and responsive user interface helps you work out the carbon loads and potential impacts inside your familiar Tekla applications.
Tekla solutions are fully integrated with OneClick LCA’s carbon calculator to support the environmental specialists on your team. The two applications seamlessly exchange data to create Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) reports.
This software integration enables your team to calculate the embodied carbon emissions of all your design materials for their full lifecycle. You can report them in detail, right down to the rebar, nut, or bolt level.
Tekla Structures is Trimble’s structural BIM application that can boost the effectiveness of your engineering processes from design to fabrication. Its built-in intelligence can create fabrication drawings to reduce creation and editing time.
If your team plans concrete detailing, Tekla Structures supports reinforcement bar (rebar) assemblies. Most customers use this feature for Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) tasks.
This rebar assembly functionality makes Tekla Structures’ automated element fabrication tools even more comprehensive. The Embodied Carbon Calculator extension mentioned above can help your team calculate and visualize the carbon impacts of design options on-the-fly, within the familiar Tekla Structures interface.
Tekla Structural Designer
Trimble has upgraded the Embodied Carbon Calculator in Structural Designer to enable your team to view, report, and share carbon data more easily. Even in the early scheme-design phase, structural engineers can determine the embodied carbon of each of their design options.
Your team can use Structural Designer to analyze design and materials options and optimize the carbon impact of your structure. Team members can easily export their data or share it using charts or reports.
Building on Tedds’ extensive library of mathematical formulas and calculations, the latest version enables teams to collaborate using Trimble Connect. It also offers a range of new calculations and enhances some existing computation methods, making it easier for your team to design structural elements.
Tekla’s comprehensive steel fabrication suite can help your team address splicing and splitting issues through better nesting and material management. The simplified system implementation provides a seamless migration path from legacy fabrication Management Information Solution (MIS) applications to PowerFab.
The latest system implementation eliminates repetitive, time-consuming tasks to make migration easier. PowerFab automatically saves prior project data as needed. PowerFab Go is a web application that offers a new shipping calendar to improve visibility and control.
Optimize and Streamline with Tekla
Designers and engineers can optimize their designs for embodied carbon levels and streamline workflows using Tekla’s latest software solutions,
Why not call BuildingPoint Canada today to discuss how you can reduce the environmental impact of your new buildings while making your team more effective?