Resource Highlight: MCAA BIM & Prefabrication Resources

March 26, 2021

Each week, MCAA will highlight one or more of the educational resources that are free to MCAA members as a benefit of membership. This week, we focus on two SmartMarket reports developed in partnership Dodge Data & Analytics. The reports on BIM and prefabrication will help contractors understand the benefits, challenges and opportunities presented by these technologies.

In his remarks at MCAA’s Virtual Education Conference, MCAA President Armand Kilijian identified fabrication of duct, pipe, and building systems as one example of a technology that, once implemented in a company’s culture, can reap yearly benefits. These reports provide the legwork needed to get started with or expand use of both BIM and prefabrication.

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If you have questions about MCAA’s Innovative Technologies Initiative, which developed these resources, please contact Sean McGuire.

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I am rewatching Steve Whitmer's presentation from MEP Innovation Conference on Rising Tide of Model Changes for 3rd time today. Too many notes for one pass. Great ideas on progressive coordination, VE vs BIM Costs, and cost impacts during phases. https://www.mcaaevents.org/innovative-technologies-conference/live/

If insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, false hope is doing a different thing and expecting better results right away.

Expecting immediate improvement is a barrier to progress. Two steps forward often start with a step back.

http://go.ted.com/adamgrant

And the winner of the first @MilwaukeeTool MEP Social Hackathon was Zoo Fools. Their concept was devoted to animal hygiene with some "asymmetrical" applications of some of the finest tools in the business for what some might say were possibly unsafe uses. Thanks for playing.

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