Building Software

From design to measurement, there are constantly new software products coming out for building professionals. Whether you're looking for a new way to visualize a floor plan or your clients want to track the progress of the project, there's probably an app or service out there that can help you. Finding the perfect application for your project may save you hours of frustration, not to mention driving and phone calls.

Lean building, Scott Sedam, BIM, building information modeling

The potential for BIM to usher in a new era of improved product, lower cost, and greater profit is unassailable.

October 23, 2011

Lean expert Scott Sedam goes back to his home-building roots to help pinpoint BIM’s potential as a powerful enabler for Lean building and the relentless removal of waste from product and process.

April 18, 2011

Beazer, Oakwood, and Winchester are among the home builders utilizing building information modeling technology to gain efficiencies in the tough housing market.

December 26, 2010

Home building giant David Weekley Homes has launched a website that allows its buyers to stay updated on the progress of their new home. Upon signing the sales contract, clients receive log-in details to their personal buyer home page at, where construction updates and progress photos are posted regularly.

September 27, 2010

The editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines are in search of the latest “breakthrough” products for the residential construction industry for our annual 101 Best New Products report.

March 01, 2010

Proponents of building information modeling software, like Warren Buffett, say now is the time for home builders to adopt the technology.


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