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As of July 26, 2017

Measuring Productivity and the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity

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Field and office productivity and the use of prefabrication in the Electrical Contracting industry are intertwined.  This project explored the impact and use of prefabrication within Lean Construction and BIM and VDC.  The focus was to untangle and objectively characterize the relationship between productivity

Competing in the New Construction Environment: A Compilation to Lead the Way

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Construction is facing a revolution.  No industry will remain untouched by the technological improvements in the communication, processes and tools.

Current Status of Building Information Modeling (BIM) Adoptability in the U.S. Electrical Construction Industry

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The electrical construction industry traditionally relies on 2D/3D drawings to layout, design, estimate, and install power and communication systems in building facilities. With the advent of Building Information Modeling (BIM), electrical contractors have begun to experience its potential benefits.

Building Information Modeling for Electrical Contractors: Current Practice And Recommendations

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Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle. Typically it uses three-dimensional, real-time, dynamic building modeling software to increase productivity in building design and construction.