CSI Presentation on Wednesday

Collaborative Construction

CSI, Cincinnati Chapter Education Day Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! This Wednesday, November 28, I will be discussing the use of building information modeling (BIM) throughout the life cycle of BIM enabled infrastructure and facilities.

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State of Utah Consolidates Labs, Ups Its CSI Capabilities

ENR Construction

As 2016 comes to a close, Salt Lake City-based general contractor Big-D is putting finishing touches on the final phase of Utah’s new Unified State Laboratory complex in the Salt Lake City suburb of Taylorsville

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AIA, CSI, and NIBS publish updated national CAD standard, includes new BIM module

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) released the newest edition of the United States National CAD Standard (NCS). The nation’s leading computer-aided design (CAD) standard has been updated.

BIM Level of Development Specification – LOD

Building Information Management

The LOD Specification utilizes the basic LOD definitions developed by the AIA for the AIA G202-2013 Building Information Modeling Protocol Form1 and is organized by CSI Uniformat 2010. Uncategorized 2013 BIM CSI level of development lod NBIMS NBIMS-US specification Uniformat

Minneapolis-St. Paul CSI and the Minnesota Twins New Ballpark

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad BIM?

Paul Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institutes's (CSI) monthly meeting featured a presentation by members of the MN Twins' new ball park build team from Mortenson Construction (I hope they will forgive me if they read this, I'm REALLY bad at names.) BIM VDC CSIThe Minneapolis-St.

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CSI: Revitalizing the brand to achieve the mission

BD+C

CSI is revitalizing its brand as part of its continued pursuit of its mission: improving facility performance through better communication in the commercial-level construction industry.

AIA, CSI, and NIBS publish updated national CAD standard

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) released the newest edition of the United States National CAD Standard (NCS). The nation’s leading computer-aided design (CAD) standard has been updated.

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CSI Revit (Part III): Recreating a "crime"

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We've discussed how to read journals, and how to use them to track down problems. Journals can also be used to recreate and create. Complex journal files built over a full working session perhaps don't work so well, but journal files created for specific purpose can be useful.

SAFTI FIRST introduces the largest fire resistive multilam, fire resistive butt-glazed assemblies, new fire resistive aluminum framing, and fire resistive curved glass make-ups

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SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently debuted new products at the GlassBuild Show in Las Vegas and the CSI Construct Show in Baltimore.

What Effect Will CSI’s Endorsement of AIA’s Digital Practice Documents Have on the Design and Construction Industry?

Green Building Insider

What tangible effect, if any, will the Construction Specifications Institute’s (CSI) recent endorsement of the digital practice documents that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) published last year have on the design and construction industry?

CSI Revit (Part II): Tracking down the culprit

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We left with how to read journal files, and a suggestion on practicing reading them. Today, we're going to talk about where and how they can come in use for some computer forensic detective work. Allow me to set the scene.

CSI Revit (Part I): How to read the crime scene.

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Do you know what a journal file is? If you have dealt with Autodesk support on an extended issue y ou may have been asked to submit journal files, but you may still not quite know what they are.

CSI webinar on August 21 focuses on electronic energy control.

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Job Order Contracting Solutions

Building Information Management

Industry standards terms and definitions, in plain English, and a standardized, detailed listing of locally researched construction tasks inclusive of labor, material, and equipment costs (organized using CSI MasterFormat). OpenJOC TM LEAN JOB ORDER CONTRACTING SOLUTIONS.

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CSI’s sustainability practice group offers webinar on EPA's WaterSense Program

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The Construction Specification Institute’s sustainability practice group is offering a webinar Nov. 20 on EPA’s WaterSense Program, featuring Lynn Gilleland, drinking water specialist with EPA’s New England office. This presentation will focus on the required criteria for WaterSense-labeled new homes and also the soon-to-be-released "WaterSense at Work", a comprehensive set of water-efficient best management practices created to help commercial and industrial facilities manage water use.

Why Efficient Facility Management Is So Difficult

Building Information Management

Equally confusing is the need for standardized information and common data architectures such as Masterformat, Uniformat, and the evolving Omniclass (all are CSI), and supporting technologies.

Several ‘Significant’ Changes Made to MasterFormat

Green Building Insider

There are several new and significant revisions to MasterFormat, which is used to organize construction documents for commercial, industrial, and institutional building projects in the United States and Canada, according to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the organization that authored the indexing system.

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OpenJOC – Job Order Contracting the Way it’s Supposed to be!

Building Information Management

Standard data architecture – CSI Masterformat is the North American standard data format for construction.

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OMNICLASS – BIM Strategy

Building Information Management

Sources – omniclass.org, CSI). Learn about CSI/CSC MasterFormat. Learn about CSI/CSC UniFormat. Uncategorized BIM CSI OmniClass standard standars STRATEGYOmniClass. The OmniClass Construction Classification System (known as OmniClass™ or OCCS) is a classification system for the construction industry.

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How to Select a JOC Unit Price Book

Building Information Management

The use of CSI Masterformat data aggregation assures efficient distribution, modification/updating, and proper use of the UPB in concert with JOC procedures and goals. Classification system to be used, i.e. CSI MasterFormat, Uniformat II, WBS, etc.

Job Order Contract

Building Information Management

All cost data is organized by CSI Masterformat. Specifications – Industry standard commercial construction specifications can be provided as needed and are organized by CSI Masterformat.

Survey Results! Lead Generation for Construction

Construction Marketing Blog

Specification services like ARCAT, CSI and e-specs were used by 4% of respondents. Lead Generation is Important! With both commercial and residential construction down by double-digits in many markets from pre-recession highs, sales lead generation has never been more important to marketers targeting construction decision makers, whether construction firms or building product manufacturers.

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CAD Shack: Central States Revit Workshop 2012 - Registration is.

CAD Shack

Sponsored by CSI Nebraska and RUGON - Revit User Group of Nebraska , it is scheduled for Friday, September 21 st and Saturday, September. Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Central States Revit Workshop 2012 - Registration is Open.

Construction Collaboration: PDF Secrets Part 1 – Estimating Takeoff

Carol Hagen

The video shows the takeoff details and how to group items into sections (this could be CSI codes, tasks or areas). Construction collaboration with PDFs has been utilized poorly.

Building Construction: Principles, Materials and Systems” – An exclusive construction book for civil engineering students

Construction Cost Estimating

Scarborough, CSI, SCIP, AIA, is Vice President and Regional Manager for Hall Building Information Group, LLC. Medan Mehta, Walter Scarborough and Diane Armpriest have published an exclusive construction book alias Building Construction: Principles, Materials and Systems.

Feature Story: Public-Private Partnerships – An Alliance For Progress That Works

Business Facilities Blog

The CEO Council has coordinated such corporate headquarter relocations and expansions as Altadis USA, Anthem Education, Camposol USA, Emerson Latin America, Nyrstar, Parallon, Private Jet Charter, SmartWater CSI, Stemtech International and Wendy’s Latin America/Caribbean. “I By Jenny Vickers.

JOC, SABER, IDIQ – Efficient Construction Project Delivery

Building Information Management

A JOC does have a detailed, line item unit price book – UPB, that is organized using industry standards such as CSI’s Masterformat.

Add New Materials to Revit using an Excel file: including Cut and Fill Patterns, Transparency and RGB Values

What Revit Wants

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Construction Specifications

Construction Cost Estimating

CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) is a renowned association that provides the standardization of construction language related with building specifications. CSI offers prearranged instructions for composing specification in their Project Resource Manual. CSI published MasterFormat, an indexing system for categorizing construction data as well as construction specifications.

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Construction Specifications

Construction Cost Estimating

CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) is a renowned association that provides the standardization of construction language related with building specifications. CSI offers prearranged instructions for composing specification in their Project Resource Manual. CSI published MasterFormat, an indexing system for categorizing construction data as well as construction specifications.

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The Best JOC Unit Price Book

Building Information Management

Use a standard cost data architecture such as CSI Masterformat. The best unit price book – UPB, for your Job Order Contract, is one that contains most of the line items that you typically expect to encounter for your numerous renovation and repair projects.

General Cost Estimator for Excel Sheet

Construction Cost Estimating

Containing extensive industry standard cost data in the CSI format (Masterformat- 16 divisions) for each of the cost categories covering general construction , General Cost Estimator is capable of creating instant user-modifiable, on-screen or printed estimate reports including price quotation.

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How to use ETABS 2015 for designing a Reinforced Concrete Building efficiently

Construction Cost Estimating

This is an exclusive construction video that demonstrate how to use ETABS 2015, the incorporated software package toward the structural analysis and design of buildings, to create the design of a reinforced concrete building having ramp and wall.

Who's afraid of the Big Bad BIM?: Is Drawing Dead?

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad BIM?

CSI @ JAMA Saturday, September 29th. CSI. (1). Whos afraid of the Big Bad BIM? A place to discuss BIM (Building Information Modeling,) VDC (Virtual Design and Construction) and all the other acronyms that are sweeping the AEC industries. Yea, though I walk through the valley of BIM.

Unique Construction Company Financing Secrets Revealed

Contractor Bookkeeping

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). You Want Money; Banks Want To Lend Money, What''s The Problem? Think of all the times: You loaned money to a friend or relative. Provided labor and material for somebody''s home or business without a deposit check.

A Comparison of Construction Cost Estimating Software Tools 2015

Building Information Management

Such reference cost information included RSMeans Cost Data or other reference cost sources, along with cost data architectures such as Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat and UniFormat. A Comparison of Construction Cost Estimating Tools. Spreadsheets – Microsoft Excel ®.

Built Environment Life-Management, BIM, LEAN, and Efficient Project Delivery

Building Information Management

basic LOD definitions developed by the AIA for the AIA G202-2013 Building Information Modeling Protocol Form are currently organized by CSI Uniformat 2010. Life-cycle Management 101.