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Large Commercial Buildings in Minneapolis to Report Energy and Water Use: from @ecmweb #sustainable

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Beginning in 2014, large commercial buildings in Minneapolis must report energy and water use annually  to comply with a new ordinance city leaders approved recently intended to increase energy awareness. The ordinance is a tool that uses market forces, rather than performance or design mandates, to motivate owners and tenants to invest in efficiency improvements, ultimately saving energy, lowering energy costs, reducing pollution and spurring local green jobs.

via Large Commercial Buildings in Minneapolis to Report Energy and Water Use | Ops & Maintenance content from Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine.

Electronic surveying improves accuracy on BIM driven hospital project

Electronic surveying improves accuracy on BIM-driven hospital project.

Electronic surveying improves accuracy on a @McCarthyBuild BIM driven hospital construction project and @SouthlandInd a mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significant productivity gains in a large-scale hospital construction project.

Using electronic surveying and BIM modeling, two-member crews were able to hit as many as 900 data points per deck per day.

Using electronic surveying and BIM modeling, two-member crews were able to hit as many as 900 data points per deck per day

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