Consulting Engineers Challenges in 2017

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 04 January, 2017.

3D printing is beginning to be used in the construction industry. Can it help meet some of the challenges of consulting engineers? The research that’s being done on 3D printing is promising. The Waterford Institute of Technology is researching metal 3D ... READ MORE

Varming is a Member of CITA

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 07 December, 2016.

CitA was initially established as a research project for the Dublin Institute of Technology in 2001 in association with the Waterford Institute of Technology. It was designed to help harness the power of ICT in the Irish Construction Industry. In 2005, CitA ... READ MORE

BIM for Lean Construction

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 16 November, 2016.

Lean construction focuses on eliminating waste, improving processes and productivity, and providing more value for the customer as well as the supply chain. BIM plays a pivotal role in lean construction. Traditionally, paper documents are used for information. They ... READ MORE

Cita BICP Global BIM Study

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 09 November, 2016.

The Cita BIM Innovation Capability Program, also known as BICP, seeks to show the capability of the construction industry and academia to meet the increased needs of BIM on Irish construction projects. It is funded by Enterprise Ireland. The BICP is a response to ... READ MORE


This entry was posted in Inspiration on 08 November, 2016.

ARCHICAD is the leading Building Information Modelling software for the architecture and design industry. It was designed with architects, and it focuses on design, creativity, and the latest technology. This unique software allows architects to focus on what they are ... READ MORE

Electrical Engineering Challenges in 2016

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 19 October, 2016.

In Ireland today, the issue of sustainability goes beyond just the use of clean and reliable energy; it involves many feats of engineering. As the global demand for electricity increases and evolves, so does the need for efficiency, customisation, and control. Power is ... READ MORE

Sustainability and Urban Design

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 17 October, 2016.

Our urban infrastructure is one of the most important investments for a safe and healthy future. The World Urban Campaign (WUC) advocates for positive change and raising awareness for green and productive cities. When it comes to sustainable building, our cities can ... READ MORE

Irish BIM Innovation Awards for 2016

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 29 September, 2016.

The Irish BIM Innovation Awards for 2016 are held by CITA and Irish Building Magazine. The International panel of judges are diligently working on the shortlist for the awards. It will be announced on October 25. Building Information Modeling continues to become ... READ MORE

Electrical Engineering in Power & Communications

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 28 September, 2016.

Last year, after the climate talks in Paris, Ireland, the UK, and over a hundred other countries across the globe committed to driving global warming levels below the 2°C threshold. Around Europe and the UK, strategies for the 2020 goal would include reducing 30% ... READ MORE

Mechanical Design in Commercial Buildings

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 27 September, 2016.

Sustainable engineering involves the smart, effective design and production of goods and services while using the resources of our planet efficiently; this includes constructing buildings responsibly and ultimately producing less waste. Engineers work closely with all ... READ MORE

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