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.

  • Announcing AutoBid 2020v1

    Announcing AutoBid 2020v1

    Trimble® AutoBid® software is the market-leading estimating software for commercial and industrial mechanical, piping, plumbing, and sheet metal contractors and we’re excited to announce a new release

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  • Increasing Productivity, Collaboration and Efficiency: Cloud-Based Estimating's Time to Shine

    Increasing Productivity, Collaboration and Efficiency: Cloud-Based Estimating's Time to Shine

    Learn how cloud-based estimating technology is improving efficiency, fostering collaboration, and supporting a remote workforce in this Construction Executive Magazine article by Chris Peppler.

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  • Winner of Company of the Year 2020

    Winner of Company of the Year 2020

    We are thrilled to announce that Trimble was declared the winner of the highly coveted “Company of the Year” award during the Construction Computing Awards 2020.

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  • Unleash the potential of ProDesign and Revit with the all new Stabicad Electrical UK

    We are proud to announce the release of Stabicad Electrical UK, the new way to create, develop, collaborate and deliver electrical designs and engineering using ProDesign and Revit.

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  • Interstates Makes Smooth Interconnections with Managed Digital Content

    Interstates Makes Smooth Interconnections with Managed Digital Content

    Interstates adopts Trimble® SysQue® with its managed data content, powered by Building-Data.net, as a way to improve design in Autodesk® Revit®, prefabrication processes and enable project efficiency.

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  • 5 Reasons to Attend NECA 2020 LIVE

    5 Reasons to Attend NECA 2020 LIVE

    Why attend NECA 2020? You can find the latest solutions for electrical estimating, design, installation and more. Plus, it's free. How? Read the blog to find out.

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  • Trimble FastTest and Office Customer FAQ

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  • Trimble Office Customer FAQ

    The aim of this document is to provide you with clarity around the options that you have available to you during the transition from Trimble Office to NAPIT Office.

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  • Trimble FastTest Customer FAQ

    The aim of this document is to provide you with clarity around the options that you have available to you during this transition period from Trimble FastTest to NAPIT FastTest.

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  • 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 Metrics MEP 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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