MEP Blogs

Browse guides, articles and videos featuring best practices about designing 2D/3D MEP systems, performing takeoff or generating estimates and increasing your profits as an MEP contractor.

  • Metrics: Takeoff to Tender Videos

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  • 7 ways to get BIM working for FM teams

    7 ways to get BIM working for FM teams

    Gerard van der Wijngaard at Trimble MEP discusses how FM requirements can be defined and achieved using Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) as an example.

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  • Are Your Electrical Estimates at Risk of These 3 Costly Problems?

    Are Your Electrical Estimates at Risk of These 3 Costly Problems?

    Takeoff and estimating for electrical projects can be time-consuming, but, your estimates still might be more tedious than is necessary. Read the blog for how to streamline your estimates, accurately.

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  • 3 Sneaky Problems that Hurt the Profitability of Plumbing and Piping Projects

    3 Sneaky Problems that Hurt the Profitability of Plumbing and Piping Projects

    Protect your profit your margins on plumbing and piping projects by knowing three problems that could be to blame––and how to produce estimates that ensure you’re staying profitable. Read the blog.

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  • How to Upgrade Your Electrical & ICT Estimating Tools – Without the IT Hassles

    How to Upgrade Your Electrical & ICT Estimating Tools – Without the IT Hassles

    Cloud-hosted solutions for takeoff and estimating are helping contractors alleviate the upfront cost and complexity of owning and maintaining their own IT infrastructure. Read the blog to learn how.

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  • Arup Case Study

    Arup Case Study

    With 600 electrical engineers worldwide, Arup needs an electrical design software package that can meet all of its needs for all designs carried out in countries that conform to IEC standards.

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  • Attention all UK MEP Contractors, Installers and Technicians!

    Attention all UK MEP Contractors, Installers and Technicians!

    Join the Trimble Influencer Programme and trial early versions of new Trimble software. Gain free access to certain software for a limited time!

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  • Work Faster With ProDesign 3D’s New Circuit Management Feature

    Work Faster With ProDesign 3D’s New Circuit Management Feature

    This latest major advancement of ProDesign 3D® delivers electrical consultants and contractors the tools required for rapid, accurate circuit routing and comprehensive circuit management within Revit®

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  • Cancelled Trade Shows Impacting Your Marketing Plans? Here’s How Trimble Content Can Help.

    Cancelled Trade Shows Impacting Your Marketing Plans? Here’s How Trimble Content Can Help.

    Here are 3 trade show scenarios we’re all familiar with and ways you can use Constructible Content to achieve the same goals you had hoped to achieve with last month’s (cancelled) trade show.

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  • How to Increase Profits with Contract Management and Takeoff Software [Interview]

    How to Increase Profits with Contract Management and Takeoff Software [Interview]

    We talked with product marketing specialist Rore Okoh about the challenges small MEP contractors, estimators and installers in the UK face today, and how Trimble Metrics can help.

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  • Constructible Content ROI Calculator

    Constructible Content ROI Calculator

    How much is your content costing you?

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  • How Well Do You Know BIM?

    How Well Do You Know BIM?

    Start the quiz!

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  • Which Estimating Solution is Right for You?

    Which Estimating Solution is Right for You?

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  • Which Design Solution is Right for You?

    Which Design Solution is Right for You?

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  • A Science Hall of the Future

    A Science Hall of the Future

    by ShoffnerKalthoff Mechanical Electrical Service

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  • Trimble EC-CAD Infographic

    Trimble EC-CAD Infographic

    Designed to accommodate manufacturer content within AutoCAD.

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