Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its model-based estimating workflow, which seamlessly connects the Building Information Model (BIM) to the estimate for mechanical piping and electrical contractors. Powered by a direct API connection between Trimble® SysQue® detailing software and Trimble Estimation® MEP cloud estimating software, the workflow provides contractors with greater project insight and visibility, improved collaboration and more accurate project execution. Model-based estimating focuses on the “I” in BIM to create the estimate from the constructible model. The detailer creates the constructible model—up to Level of Detail (LOD) 400—using SysQue. Once the model is complete, (…) Read More »