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2013-09-24 08:37:42

Users automatically connect BIM and specifications through BSD LinkMan-E ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced at the annual convention of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) the release of its latest innovation - intelligent Revit objects that are pre-linked to the appropriate specifications in SpecLink-E, BSD's automated specifications software. Simply by using these objects in a Revit project, users will...

2012-07-24 02:29:46

ATLANTA, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced a major software release of its flagship BSD SpecLink-E product for automated production of construction specifications. The new version of the product includes major software modifications but no data updates. The biggest change is quite significant -- all data edits in a project are saved immediately to the projects database on the server instead of being saved initially to a temporary file in the...

2010-02-22 06:52:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced that the latest update of the BSD SpecLink automated specification writing software includes hundreds of hyperlinks connecting individual specification sections with relevant "green" product information in CSI's GreenFormat web-based database. GreenFormat (http://www.greenformat.com) is a web-based CSI format that: Allows manufacturers of products used...

2009-09-22 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction's latest SmartMarket Report, "The Business Value of BIM: Getting Building Information Modeling (BIM) to the Bottom Line," produced with Autodesk and 26 other industry organizations, profiles adoption of BIM in North America and examines the real business values that users are experiencing. Nearly half of respondents (49%) report that they are using BIM tools -- a 75% increase over the 28% BIM adoption rate measured in 2007. A...

2009-04-30 09:03:00

TAMPA, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- BICSI, the association supporting the information transport systems (ITS) industry with information, education and knowledge assessment, recently signed an honorary friendship agreement with Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), in order to promote further growth and development of the ITS and telecommunications industries. The official agreement was signed on March 27, 2009, by BICSI President Edward J. Donelan, RCDD, NTS, TLT and CSI President...

2008-12-02 15:25:00

Survey respondents attribute ROIs of 300% to 500% to BIM implementation LAS VEGAS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction today released the Building Information Modeling (BIM) SmartMarket Report together with premier sponsor Autodesk at Autodesk University 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. The report shows growing enthusiasm for BIM among architects, engineers, contractors, and owners, and usage is expected to grow rapidly in the coming year, despite the economic recession. Users plan to...