Archive for June, 2018

A growing trend in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Owner-Operated (AECO) industry are classification codes, which are becoming a core feature and reference point in BIM, or Building Information Modeling. Why? Their proven benefits, which range from fewer errors to improved cost predictability. That’s why classification codes are becoming necessary for BIM, especially with the […]

In today’s construction industry, VDC (Virtual Design & Construction) is becoming an ever-increasing buzzword often being used interchangeably with ‘BIM’ in conversations. Even the larger construction companies sometimes need to leverage outside resources in some cases for their VDC process work. This is true in the case of Choate Construction. Choate is one of the largest general contractors in the Southeast, exceling […]

For industry outsiders, engineers and surveyors can seem like they’re the same profession. That’s not the case, of course — they’re two separate professions, with specific skill sets and responsibilities. They do, however, coordinate with one another throughout planning and construction, whether for residential, commercial or government projects, which is why both parties are essential. […]

If you’re in the architecture, engineering or construction industry, you’re familiar with the various types of project management (PM) software available. While many include identical features, like scheduling, contract management and order changes, some set themselves apart by offering additional tools and services that make them the best project management software on the market. One of those […]