August 22, 2013

A nationwide group of Building Information Modeling users, known as the BIMForum, released the first-of-its kind standard establishing definitions for how complete Building Information Models (BIMs) need to be for different stages of the design and construction process.  The new standard, known as the Level of Development Specifications (LOD), was developed under an agreement with the American Institute of Architects.  The standard allows everyone involved with construction projects to clearly articulate how detailed model elements for the different building systems are or need to be throughout the design and construction process.

June 21, 2013

Join AGC President Paul Diederich in a free Training, Education & Development Forum town hall webinar as he discusses the importance of workforce recruitment and professional development activities, including AGC’s efforts in these areas, how they can benefit your company and why your participation is crucial to AGC's long-term success.

February 15, 2013

AGC just took another significant step forward towards the development of interoperability for the construction industry! The AGC engaged Burger Consulting Group to work with contractors and construction software vendors to accomplish easy data exchange and integrated systems using agcXML schema.  This will result in significant cost savings for software developers, ease of communication between contractors and their systems and accurate data storage.

November 18, 2011

Thirty-four construction professionals received a first-ever new national accreditation in the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM), a process that relies on computer-generated models to better manage construction projects. The professional accreditation, which is being offered by AGC, is the first assessment-based credential to recognize construction professionals on their ability to use the process.


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