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12 Projects Certified by Nation’s Most Comprehensive Landscape Sustainability Rating System

April 1, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

April 1, 2015—The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program has certified sustainable landscapes at a dozen new locations across the country for meeting rigorous standards for environmental design and performance. These 12 landscapes include a historic…

FMCSA Announces New Smartphone App Providing Safety Data on Interstate Commercial Truck and Bus Companies

March 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a new Smartphone…

Updated Performance Report Features Pennsylvania’s Transportation Performance

February 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 20, 2015—PennDOT today announced that Pennsylvanians can view ratings of the state’s efforts in transportation safety, mobility,…

Lenovo Takes Mobile Workstation Performance and Versatility to New Heights with the ThinkPad W550s

December 2, 2014 - in Modeling, Products

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 2, 2014—Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced at the Autodesk University 2014 conference the new Lenovo ThinkPad W550s – featuring a powerful combination of performance, functionality and mobility. With eye-popping graphical…

Autodesk Expands Software Portfolio for Designing High Performance Buildings and Infrastructure

October 22, 2014 - in Buildings, Energy, Modeling, Products

At the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo kicking off today in New Orleans, Autodesk is unveiling several new applications on Autodesk Labs, including: three new apps that help building and infrastructure project teams cost-justify sustainability…

Lucid and Autodesk Collaborate to Streamline Building Design and Building Performance Management

September 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance

Lucid announced today that Autodesk, Inc., a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has made a strategic investment in Lucid as part of its recently announced $8.2 million Series B funding round. Lucid’s BuildingOS enables the…

Cincinnati to Add a Data-Driven Analysis Center

September 7, 2014 - in Analysis, Maintenance

In the future, tracking Cincinnati’s overtime pay, budget overruns or even the backlog of business permits could be just a few mouse clicks away. Monday will kick off a new era of city management in Cincinnati as incoming manager Harry Black officially steps…

Bentley Releases LEAP Bridge Steel for the Design, Analysis, and Load Rating of Steel Bridges

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the immediate availability of LEAP Bridge Steel for the 3D modelling, design, analysis, and load rating…

Advancing BIM Toward “Level 3”: Compounding Benefits

June 20, 2014 - in Column, Modeling

Among the multitude of viewpoints regarding a “new level” of BIM aspirations, I would like to offer Bentley Systems’ perspective, as a leading software provider dedicated to “sustaining infrastructure,” on how and why the advantages at each BIM advancement…

Siemens Unveils a New Software Platform for Building Energy Management

June 17, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Modeling, Products

The Siemens Building Technologies Division launches Advantage Navigator, a software platform which can track the long-term performance of a single building, entire physical campus, or virtual network of hundreds or even thousands of sites. The cloud-based…