Creating and Using Templates

By default, every new project you start is based on a template. A template determines what settings new projects will have, such as the unit of measure, and building location settings. You can even include building elements in a template, or a complete set of...

Visual 3D Take-offs

Technology provides great tools for designing a new home or renovated space and even viewing it in a virtual environment, but there is still a big question left on the table: At the end of the day, how much is it going to cost to build? Visual 3D Material Take-offs...

Implementing Software Guide

You have made the decision to implement new home design software into your business. You are excited, the staff is excited, this is going to be great! But let’s sit back and breath for just a minute and think what is the best way to implement the software so it...

BENEFITS OF BIM for Residential

What are the Benefits of BIM for Residential? At a first glance, many feel the benefits of using a BIM model are purely for marketing – leveraging the 3D model for visual aids to help sell a home. Taking a deeper and a more thoughtful look at a BIM model will reveal...