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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN ROOM DATA AND BIM.
Although the use of BIM is increasing there is still a long way to go before its fully adopted in the AEC sector. Various surveys put BIM awareness and usage as high as 70% in the UK, although that’s certainly not what we are finding as a software company providing...read more
The new version of eRDS Cloud is scheduled for release in January 31st 2018. New features include: Revised user interface (UI) Improved project Set-up Automated set-up of new attributes captured from site Improved RDS exporting to PDF and Excel Delete project...read more
In theory, given enough time and budget, it's possible to model all the FFE in a building. But can you really do that on a project with thousands of rooms?read more
Off course not, but let’s face it, when it comes to information about the FFE in a building a BIM model isn’t going to tell us a lot. On the other hand, when it comes to the structural, architectural and MEP design, room data isn’t going to be much use either. The...read more
We believe you can do more with room data by using it to drive check-lists in a mobile application. Done properly this will bring real efficiencies to the fit-out process and provide the construction team with much improved information and...read more
The 3D models coming from the automotive and aerospace industries are an accurate representation of the finished article detailed down to the last bolt washer and nut. It’s not possible to model to a similar level of detail in the AEC industry due to the...read more
Many architects have yet to make the transition from 2D design to BIM. According to The National BIM Report 2016, 54% of respondents said they were using BIM on some, but not all of their projects, and 42% said they were not yet using BIM. eRDS Cloud was...read more
We are pleased to announce eRDS Field, a completely new application for putting your room data to work on-site during construction fit-out. The new module is currently available on Windows tablets and laptops and is designed to help you manage and monitor many aspects...read more
A friend of mine is a project manager for a new development of 80 apartments that's just a couple of weeks away from handover and occupation. He got a call over the weekend from site security about a flood. By the time the fire brigade had arrived and turned off the...read more
PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT. November 15th 2017. As BIM and room data converge its important that the assets already defined in Revit architectural and MEP models are accounted for in the eRDS M&E components database. The various systems in MEP design models will include...read more