BIM News

Pacific Gas & Electric Brownfield Substation Project Benefits from Reality Modeling

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) owns and operates more than 1,000 transmission and distribution substations, spanning two-thirds of California and reaching 5.2 million homes.

Market Research

Infrastructure 2050: Future Infrastructure Need

Balfour Beatty has released its paper, Infrastructure 2050: Future Infrastructure Need, which considers how infrastructure needs will change in key areas such as rail, roads and energy.

BIM News

Essential Energy use 3D mapping to manage vegetation

A newly announced project will collect LiDAR and geo-tagged image data for over 85,000 km of powerline network.

BIM News

‘Smart Cities’ official theme for Middle East Electricity 2017

The event – scheduled to take place from February 14 to 16 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE -- will focus on the future of Smart Cities, and the innovations which are ...

Case Studies

Cozy Up to the Ranchero House, Designed in ARCHICAD

Cast Architecture has created an energy efficient, maintenance free harmonious living environment at the Ranchero House.

Opinion

Building Information Modelling (BIM) - changing dynamics and behaviours

In his latest blog, Paul Wonnacott considers the importance of innovation to aid carbon reduction and the new buzzword that we're all talking about - BIM.

Spacehus Homes, Blyth, Northumberland
Analysis

Zero Carbon Standards at Spacehus Homes

The need to build more energy efficient homes is becoming more apparent. Whilst alleviating the damage to our environment is a well-documented reason for doing so, the social and economic benefits of sustainability cannot be ...

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Case Studies

Using BIM to design a ‘Net Zero’ home

In nature, nothing is perfectly square, and organisms orient themselves by the sun. Both truths explain the fresh design of the “net zero” Zona home.

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Analysis

Sustainable BIM paves path for green healthcare facilities

A wave of green building design and sustainability has swept across the construction industry, and it is now becoming more aware of the fact that their contribution will prove to be significant in shaping the ...

Videos

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