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Bluebeam Takeoffs & Estimation

Posted by Rob W on February 25, 2014

Revu includes all of the tools you need to prepare your next bid as much as 70% faster. In this session, you will learn how to useRevu’s built-in measurement tools for takeoffs, save custom measurements in the exclusive Tool Chest™, export measurements to Excel®, and use Custom Columns to add formulas to the built-in worksheet to calculate costs directly in Revu.

Estimators who want easy, affordable solutions and rapid electronic take-off will learn how to create custom tools, mark-up,and measure using Bluebeam Revu. Performing take-offs from Google Map images or PDFs is easy. With Bluebeam’s measurement tools its quick, accurate and affordable for area, length, count, perimeter, volume and even measures arcs. With Bluebeam Revu’s Visual Search you can find symbols on one page, across pages or throughout folders. Comparing revisions is also a snap with Bluebeam’s compare documents feature – clouding all the differences on a planset for you. Construction estimating will never be the same. Paperless, electronic and exportable to your favorite estimating program, Microsoft Excel.
Estimation Webinar recorded February 20, 2013

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Navis Works for BIM Webinar

Posted by Rob W on October 31, 2011

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Monthly Tekla Webinar July 6th – Tekla BIMsight 1.2

Posted by Rob W on June 13, 2011

Click Here To Register

If you cannot make this webinar live they will post it later on the same page.

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Webinar: Pipe Support & Expansion Joint Field Examples

Posted by Rob W on May 3, 2011

Thursday on Pipe Support & Expansion Joint Field Examples & Case Studies. This seminar is approved for 1 PDH credit hour for Texas Professional Engineers.
Please see this weeks’ Product of the Week on adjustable pipe saddle supports designed for a Booster Pump Station Rehabilitation project in Florida.
PT&P designed adjustable pipe saddle supports fabricated from A240 Gr 304 stainless steel, for a Booster Pump Station Rehabilitation Project in Florida. The pipe saddles are stanchion type supports designed for 10″ and 16″ pipe sizes, and can be vertically adjusted +/- 3″ by turning the middle section of the seamless pipe.
sign up for the Webinar this Thursday at 10 am, or would you prefer 2 pm?

If you miss this they normally archive their webinars just search their site

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BIM for Contractors: Autodesk® Navisworks® From Design To Construction To FM

Posted by Rob W on February 12, 2011

Class Audience

AEC professionals who want to learn more about the ways Navisworks can be used through the design and construction process to build better buildings

Class Description

More and more contractors are finding the benefits of leveraging BIM on their projects. This class will focus specifically on Navisworks and the ways in which leading-edge contractors are using the tools available to build better buildings. Topics include: Project Procurement/Interview Strategies, Assisting the Design Team Before Construction and Sub Procurement via “Design Phase Early Conflict Modeling and Coordination” Visualization Techniques, 4D Simulations and Phasing, On-Site Spatial Coordination/Clash Detection, and Completing the Life-Cycle With Facilities Management.

Key Learning

  • Set up a workflow process for on-site Spatial Coordination/Clash Detection
  • Assist the design team before construction of a project
  • Manipulate models for internal use and external viewing via NavisWorks Freedom Viewer
  • Create 4D schedule simulations for use in interviews, preconstruction, and during the building process to communicate the project schedule more efficiently
  • Use Navisworks as a strategic tool to win more projects

View Video Here

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Advance2000’s BIM Cloud 2.0 Webinar

Posted by Rob W on February 11, 2011

• Learn the basics of the BIM Cloud
• Understand how your firm will benefit from utilizing this next generation type of environment
• Have ample opportunity to ask questions and discuss with our expert your organizations challenges

About our speaker…
Chris France is the president of our North Carolina office and most recently a CIO for a large architectural firm so he sees technology from the owners perspective.  He has experience in both developing and implementing Cloud solutions.  Additionally, France is an accomplished speaker and most recently presented at the 2010 Autodesk University Conference.

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[Live Webinar] VFDs: An Emerging Sustainability Imperative

Posted by Rob W on January 19, 2011

Variable Frequency Drives are quickly becoming key to an energy conscious society. In this webinar, presented by the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) contractors and engineers will learn what the best applications are for this technology and what its advantages are over other technologies.

From design considerations and payback, to government mandates and local/regional initiatives, AHRI will share best practices that can help you see the role and value of VFDs today.

Register now for this live webinar



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Autodesk Navisworks Helps You Reduce Change Orders, Costs and Waste, Earlier in the Building Process

Posted by Rob W on December 15, 2010

Win and maintain more business by preventing costly, time-consuming change orders—and demonstrating value to your clients. Learn how Autodesk® Navisworks® software can help you reliably coordinate, review, analyze, and simulate construction from detailed 3D design information in any size or format from various disciplines—quickly, easily and cost-effectively.

This self-paced, on-demand screencast demonstrates how Autodesk Navisworks helps construction professionals address challenges with miscommunication, cost over-runs, and delays by improving communication and coordination across a building project with features such as:
• Model integration from various disciplines and formats
• Project review and visualization
• Model coordination
• Clash detection
• Construction sequencing and scheduling
• And more!
Watch the screencast on your own, at your own pace, or use it to host a learning session for others on your extended project team. This screencast is a great tool for both individual learning or to watch as a group!

Register Here

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Autodesk Webcast for AIA Continuing Education Credit

Posted by Rob W on December 7, 2010


invites you to attend a free live webcast, The Future of Building, which highlights trends in technology and strategic vision within the AEC industry. This special webcast qualifies for 1.0 AIA HSW/SD continuing education credit.

Register Here

The Future of Building
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Presented by Phil Bernstein, FAIA, RIBA, LEED®AP, Vice President, Autodesk Industry Strategy & Relations for AEC


This one-hour webcast discusses how building, as a process and an industry, has seen dramatic shifts in recent history, most notably with the explosion of technology and digital processes. Many new thought-provoking ideas and concepts have emerged on the future of building, and most of these concepts have advanced technology at their core. Yet none of these visionary concepts could be successful without the people who power them. Please join Phil Bernstein as he addresses some of the leading ideas around the future of building, and examines the relationship between humans and technology and how this relationship will shape the future of the architecture industry.
This webcast qualifies for 1.0 AIA HSW/SD continuing education credit. During the webcast we will provide instructions for receiving credit or a certificate of completion for this session.

Want to learn more about Autodesk solutions for architects, designers and engineers? The Buildings Resource Center has free trials, whitepapers, webcasts and more.

Interested in other online presentations, such as Tips & Tricks screencasts and archived webcasts? Visit the Buildings Media Center for free educational materials.

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Just Two More Days to AU Virtual 2010

Posted by Rob W on November 29, 2010

Register for Free!

AU Virtual Standard passes are free to everyone. Get access to 30 high-quality, expert-led virtual training classes and product clinics with live interactive Q&A. Enjoy a wealth of other content including insider interviews from the Las Vegas conference, roundtable discussions, real-time viewing of keynotes, industry news, interviews, and more.

Take a tour of AU Virtual.

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