15.12.2016 | By Arlinda Sipilä

1. SAVE TIME ON YOUR DESIGNS

By automating many of your time-consuming, routine tasks, your BIM MEP designs can be made quickly and efficiently. In MagiCAD, automated tasks include the creation and editing of standard connections, cross-over ducts and pipes, as well as various more demanding connections and adjustments, such as angle-to-horizontal, pipe-to-radiator and pipe-to-mixer connections, and eccentric reductions. You can draw ducts and pipes directly with with your own definable, and resizable, insulation series.

2. DECREASE YOUR PROJECT COSTS

Since MagiCloud objects correspond to real products, you can make accurate calculations and avoid expensive mistakes in the construction phase. MagiCAD software can perform calculations on sizing, balancing, sound levels, energy consumption, cooling and heating. MagiCAD can also export data to external calculation programs.

3. IMPROVE YOUR COORDINATION AND COLLABORATION

Designing for BIM means you are capable to digitally share and interact with all parties involved in a building project – architects, structural designers, installation workers, contractors, developers and facility managers. The goal of integration is to speed up processes and improve decision-making, raising the level of quality in your designs. Breaking down boundaries between project partners is one way you can reach this goal.

4. MINIMIZE YOUR RISK

Designing with real product models helps you detect collisions with building structures. MagiCAD’s integral collision detection functions help you avoid costly errors at a later stage of the build. You can coordinate and control all disciplines directly in MagiCAD. MagiCAD’s installations can also be coordinated with other disciplines in programs such as Navisworks, Solibri, etc.

5. EASILY MAINTAIN YOUR BUILDING LIFE CYCLE WITH BIM

BIM, not only enables us to understand how to put a building together better, but to also have a better grasp of how that building should perform and later, how it might be taken apart. For example, BIM gives access to automatically calculated and current design data useful for environmental and heat-loss analysis.

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