Together with Trimble we are pleased to announce that BuildingPoint NorthEast will now be your provider of field solutions for the MEP trades in Pennsylvania. BuildingPoint NorthEast offers layout and scanning sales, service, accessories, training and support as well as many other solutions geared towards the construction industry. Our goal is to provide you with [...]

By | 2018-03-14T13:21:08+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trimble RTS/RPT Backpack

Lighten your workload The new RTS/RPT soft-sided backpack from Trimble keeps your equipment AND your back healthy! Don't let your equipment break your back. The Trimble robotic total station backpack features a top loading station compartment surrounded with rugged foam padding to keep your total station secure. It also has two side pockets, and one [...]

By | 2018-03-20T15:20:14+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trimble Robotic Total Stations – Construction Layout Tips

Save time and effort on your construction layouts with the leading solutions from Trimble. Setting Up a Trimble Robotic Total Station Ensure accuracy of your construction layout with your Total Station. Setting up on a known point from Survey Control provides the maximum level of accuracy.  However, Survey Control is not always close to your [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:58:30+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trimble CrewSight: Construction Safety & Personnel Management Done Right

According to OSHA, nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day. The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in this category for all industries. Potential hazards for workers in construction include: Falls (from heights); Trench collapse; Scaffold collapse; [...]

By | 2018-03-05T21:06:32+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tools to Save Time, Control Costs and Go Green on Construction Sites

According to ConstructionPros.com, The six trends below can shorten project timelines, cut construction costs, and promote a cleaner, more sustainable industry. Prefabrication Building Information Modeling (BIM) Virtual/Augmented Reality Permeable Concrete Fly Ash Bricks Solar Roads and Materials While we can't provide fly ash bricks or solar roads, we have multiple BIM software solutions like [...]

By | 2018-03-02T14:02:56+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BIM Content Is Everything

Content. It is essential for BIM projects. Content, as we see it in BIM (Building Information Modeling), is a digital 3D representation enriched with parametric information such as size, height, weight, article number and more. BIM content consists of many different parameters. It includes technical and geometric parameters that form the external characteristics of a [...]

By | 2018-02-15T18:52:53+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is quickly becoming the standard in building and project design. This model-based approach is used for both communication and collaboration; however,  there’s more to BIM than just 3D models. A BIM file is an information-rich collection of data that can be accessed and collaborated on by different stakeholders — [...]

By | 2018-02-08T20:45:21+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BIM and the Trimble Robotic Total Station for Today’s Contractors

Today’s contractor has to be versatile in order to survive. He has to be an expert in every area of construction—coordinating information from architects, engineers, and subcontractors and translating it into a single, federated model to detect and correct clashes before they become a reality on the jobsite. For over 20 years now, the total [...]

By | 2018-02-02T21:41:40+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3D Scanning for Contractors

Why Should You Scan: Lower your rework costs On a typical construction project, rework accounts for 12 to 15 percent of the cost of construction. With laser scanning, the ability to catch conflicts before they happen can reduce rework to 1 to 3 percent or less. Save thousands This reduction translates into hundreds of thousands [...]

By | 2018-01-31T19:45:05+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments