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.

  • Trimble and MSUITE to Optimize MEP Contractors’ Prefabrication Processes with Connected Workflows

    Trimble and MSUITE to Optimize MEP Contractors’ Prefabrication Processes with Connected Workflows

    Trimble and MSUITE announced today a collaboration to provide Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) contractors with optimized prefabrication workflows via software and data connectivity.

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  • Trimble and PypeServer Introduce Integration to Streamline Fabrication Workflows for Piping Projects

    Trimble and PypeServer Introduce Integration to Streamline Fabrication Workflows for Piping Projects

    Trimble and PypeServer are streamlining piping and plumbing contractors’ fabrication workflows by providing an integration between Trimble® SysQue® detailing software and PypeServer® software.

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  • Trimble Introduces SysQue v8.3, with powerful enhancements and new features that digitize MEP workflows

    Trimble Introduces SysQue v8.3, with powerful enhancements and new features that digitize MEP workflows

    Trimble is excited to announce the release of SysQue version 8.3, a feature-packed release for MEP contractors that introduces brand new functionality.

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  • Stabicad feature spotlight - Working faster with the Nodesolver

    Stabicad feature spotlight - Working faster with the Nodesolver

    As a Trimble BIM Consultant, I support customers in the development of BIM projects by sharing knowledge and giving advice. I do this either in individual or group sessions, or via the helpdesk. Knowl

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  • Win More With SaaS Estimating and Project Management Solutions [UK only]

    Win More With SaaS Estimating and Project Management Solutions [UK only]

    We explore how SaaS allows MEP contractors to effectively power boost their everyday bidding and estimating process to secure more jobs.

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  •  Bid, Win, Deliver with Trimble’s new Cloud-Hosted  Estimating Bundles

    Bid, Win, Deliver with Trimble’s new Cloud-Hosted Estimating Bundles

    MILTON KEYNES (UK), July 1, 2021 — Trimble MEP launches Total Estimating and Total Estimating+, all-in-one subscription packages for MEP estimators and project managers in the cloud.

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  • How to Mitigate Price Volatility with Managed Pricing Services

    How to Mitigate Price Volatility with Managed Pricing Services

    In this article, Trimble MEP explores the challenges that such instability can present and how a reliable pricing data service could help.

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  • Frequent Product Price Changes are Creating Extra Risk for MEP Contractors

    Frequent Product Price Changes are Creating Extra Risk for MEP Contractors

    In the world of construction, material prices can be unpredictable, presenting MEP contractors with a potential headache. In this article, we explore the challenges and how pricing services can help.

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  • Virtual Instructor Led Training courses - all MEP products

    Virtual Instructor Led Training courses - all MEP products

    We started giving Virtual Instructor Led Training courses in 2020. Read more about why we started, what other people's experiences are and how you can sign up for them.

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  • CIBSE verification launch for Stabicad

    CIBSE verification launch for Stabicad

    In order to support CIBSE in developing an independent software certification process, Trimble has worked closely with other industry design software providers, as part of CIBSE’s Digital Engineering

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  • Trimble joins buildingSMART’s Strategic Advisory Council

    Trimble joins buildingSMART’s Strategic Advisory Council

    Ever since 2004, Trimble has been a supporter of buildingSMART International and continues to show its commitment by now joining buildingSMART’s Strategic Advisory Council (SAC).

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  • Sustainability in MEP Design: What You Need to Know

    Sustainability in MEP Design: What You Need to Know

    Sustainability is a hot topic in construction design these days. But while this is an admirable goal, it turns out that actualizing a sustainable structure during the design phase is far from easy.

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  • 6 Ways BIM Software Can Help Plan and Design Wastewater and Sewerage Systems

    6 Ways BIM Software Can Help Plan and Design Wastewater and Sewerage Systems

    Bart van Es, Product Manager at Trimble MEP, explores six of the common challenges presented by a soil and waste system design.

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  • The Diversity Difference: Building Connections that Attract Women to Construction

    The Diversity Difference: Building Connections that Attract Women to Construction

    Dedicated industry focus shows positive increase in number of women in construction; more work needed to raise awareness

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  • Valsir creates a BIM ecosystem

    Valsir creates a BIM ecosystem

    The BIM journey of international manufacturer Valsir

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  • Exyte Hargreaves case study - How Stabicad has increased business efficiencies

    Exyte Hargreaves case study - How Stabicad has increased business efficiencies

    The digital outcomes from using Stabicad means we are more efficient and it saves our Principle Mechanical Engineers hours of work.

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  • How BIM can help with change management processes within construction

    How BIM can help with change management processes within construction

    We explore change management processes in construction and how BIM can increase construction productivity.

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  • Time Savings and Estimation MEP - Shane Mechanical London Ltd

    Time Savings and Estimation MEP - Shane Mechanical London Ltd

    Shane Mechanical is seeing success in trialling Estimation MEP, Trimble’s new cloud-based take-off, estimating and contract management solution.

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  • How to tackle the VAT reverse charge for construction

    How to tackle the VAT reverse charge for construction

    How Trimble supports customers for the VAT reverse charge, applicable to most businesses supplying or receiving building and construction services.

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  • Introducing Trimble MEP’s new electrical design and engineering solutions

    Introducing Trimble MEP’s new electrical design and engineering solutions

    Brand new functionalities including calculations compliant in multiple regions, seamless Revit integrations and top feature sets at incredible prices.

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