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What is BIM 360 and How Can It Help You?

May 29, 2020
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The innovation of the  AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry has seen many major shifts over the last 50 years. From sheet drawings to CAD (computer-aided design) and now BIM (Building Information Modeling), BIM 360 software seems to be the next logical step in the series of technological innovations within the AEC field at-large. At Cadnetics we believe there are various…

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Visualization Tools to Make You Look Better

May 13, 2020
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The human brain is miraculously capable of imagining life-like renderings of vastly complex images and ideas. Despite this amazing capacity, the way your vision appears in your mind’s eye isn’t always accurately communicated or immediately apparent to others. That disparity of vision can create frustration and friction between designers and stakeholders, and serious problems in the business process — that’s…

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CAD vs BIM

May 6, 2019
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The debate of Computer-Aided Design vs. Building Information Modeling has been happening since the word BIM came into fruition. But what does all this jargon mean? We are basically in a transition of design technique right now within the AEC group, and people are learning the new process of BIM just like they learned the new process of CAD in…

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Let’s Talk 3D Scanner

April 29, 2019
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Faro 3D X 330: A Laser Scanner With Over 1000 Feet of Scanning Capabilities AEC Firms looking to learn more about laser scanning? Learn more about one of the Faro Laser Scanners Cadnetics uses and how we use these tools to help other firms alike! If you are tired of project delays, inaccurate measurements or models – if you have…

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The Faro S70 Laser Scanner

March 14, 2019
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Faro S70 Laser Scanner Review and How to Get Your Hands On One Today Attention: All BIM Laser Scanning Beginners Is the Faro S70 Laser Scanner right for me? This is an overview of the Faro S70 3D laser scanner. The S70 is the first of three scanners in the Faro Focus Series. It is a compact and lightweight device designed…

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Contractors Benefiting from 3D Laser Scanning

January 18, 2019
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Building Information Modeling, or BIM, has many moving parts. BIM is a process and not any single phenomenon. BIM is an improvement of processes used throughout the Building Life Cycle, including communication and collaboration, which leads to better business decisions being made. BIM may include 3D laser scanning, which can take existing conditions of a structure and be shared with…

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BIM: The Future of Construction Technology

January 10, 2019
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Any Contractor can avoid the financial and emotional stress of project mistakes by outsourcing the use of BIM technology, producing better builds & intuitive collaborations. What is BIM? Building Information Modeling It has become the standard to deal with changes in the building process, such as incorrect measurements on floor plans or under-budgeting resources for projects. You’ve learned to deal with the…

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Architects benefiting from BIM

December 28, 2018
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The entire AEC industry is revolutionized by the use of BIM.  Any architect can quickly calculate length, width, height, and even cost of a project through the use of BIM, saving resources on all accounts. BIM (Building Information Modeling) introduces a very structured and disciplined approach to creating and issuing drawings and contract information. Projects that involve a lot of…

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BIM Revolutionizing the Engineering Industry

December 11, 2018
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Any engineer, whether you are a mechanical, electrical, or plumbing engineer, can create extremely efficient systems for your project with confidence when uising BIM (Building Information Modelling.) Using Building Information Modeling (MEP), engineers can advance their design to a 3D model directly from the Architect’s model. Information about the size of rooms, real-time ceiling elevations, and walls will give you a…

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Welcome to the World of 3D LASER SCANNING

November 22, 2018
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Any architect, contractor and engineer can save time and headache by using our 3D scanning service, because the scanners quickly & accurately detail and document a space to get a virtual instance of any structure. 3D laser scanning is a high definition-surveying tool for construction, design, facility management and structural & mechanical engineering.  This is a tool that is not only…

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