Category Archive: construction

Sep 18 2014

Introduction to Building Data Management (BDM) Concept and Workflow

Introduction to Building Data Management (BDM) Concept and Workflow   Introduction This document looks to discuss what professionals are using today to manage data then offer an alternative which will revolutionise workflow from inception through construction to operation. Data                              What are we specifically talking about? Scale                             How much and what are the volumes? Capture                         …

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Jul 17 2014

The Importance of Validation

You see BIM software vendors using the terms validation and checking interchangeably.  When in fact they are really don’t complete the same function.  There is a great difference in the actual level of accuracy between the two methodologies with validation the only way to ensure your data is truly accurate and really correct. Validation goes …

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May 27 2014

CodeBook Releases Room Data Sheet (RDS) Creator

News release   May 27, 2014   CodeBook Releases Room Data Sheet (RDS) Creator Revit® App – Introductory Offer US$ 69.00 May 27, 2014, London, UK: CodeBook Solutions Inc. (CBS) launches its newest Revit® app in a series making workflow simpler, quicker and reducing workload increasing productivity. CBS Flex Documenter creates .doc and .pdf Room …

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Mar 25 2014

Overcoming BIM adoption inertia – The road to the new nirvana

There’s almost a universal acceptance of the benefits of BIM with adoption pressures driven by external and / or internal sources: Government decree at local and national level and private sector owners / operators who recognised the benefits BIM delivers over the total building life cycle and its cost saving opportunities Forward thinking organisations recognizing …

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Mar 07 2014

CodeBookPro in used on largest hospital project in North America – CHUM Montreal

It was a great opportunity during my recent visit to Montreal to see an actual building CodeBookPro has been implemented on and talk all to those involved in the design and construction of the project. On my first morning I was surprised to open my hotel room blinds to the see the CHUM under construction …

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Feb 05 2014

CodeBook Pro V12 Release News

      CodeBook Pro V12 Release News The newest version of the world’s leading and most advanced solution for building information and program management is available for download from 09:00GMT today. New Features Navisworks Integration Navisworks model items can be referenced to the CB library either as distinct FFE items or linked using the …

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Jan 22 2014

What’s the future for Excel Spreadsheet for managing large volumes of building information?

AEC professionals are using Excel spreadsheets for data management on small, medium and even large projects. To make the spreadsheets usable to enable them to manage the project data they are divided into separate spreadsheets for room data, FFE, doors and MEP by department, by floor for each. This approach offers little or no ability …

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Jan 15 2014

CodeBook in the Cloud

Multiple offices? Collaborative working? Multiple disciplines same dataset? As tech moves forwards, datasets get larger and more and more people want to utilise a common data source the “cloud” starts to make a little more sense. No one really wants to move large datasets about, maintaining multiple datasets and making sure version control is practiced …

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Nov 20 2012

We’re showing v.11 of CodeBook at AU2012

It’s just a week to Autodesk University 2012 (post), and at CodeBook International we are busy packing our suitcases and preparing to show our awesome new Version 11 of CodeBook in Las Vegas (November 27–29 – come and see us on stand 1B). As well as a radically revamped, richer user interface, which also includes a …

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Oct 02 2012

Consortech to resell CodeBook in Canada

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We have been seeing a lot of interest in our application from customers in Canada, and I am delighted to say CodeBook Solutions has appointed Consortech to be our first Canada-based reseller. Headquartered in Brossard, near Montreal, with other offices in Quebec City and Ottawa, Consortech specialises in software and consultancy services in architecture, construction, …

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