In less than two weeks our own Kyle Martin will be leading a “Visual Programming with Dynamo” workshop at Facades+ Boston. The Dynamo add-in for Revit is an emerging tool in AEC industry that allows expanded control and automation of Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflows. Dynamo is also revolutionizing interoperability among disparate software programs and dissolving traditional barriers between designers, engineers, and contractors. This hands-on workshop will introduce attendees to the visual programming…

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Through the month of April and beginning of May, Tocci has been collecting books for More Than Words (MTW). “At More Than Words, youth run two bookstores, a café, and an online bookselling business where they gaining critical life skills and resume-building experience.” MTW operates out of two locations, Waltham and South Boston. Today we had the opportunity to drop off over 200 books and take a tour of the Waltham facility. Dean, one of…

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Next week is Safety Week 2017, May 1-5. In addition to our Safety Director’s regularly schedule Toolbox Talks, we have guest speakers and other safety related events for each of our jobsites. To get us ready for Safety Week, let’s take a look back at some of our best safety blogs.

#1 – The Role of Safety in Trade Partner Selection

#2 – Cold Weather Safety

#3…

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Here at Tocci, Virtual Design & Construction techniques are implemented in our daily management tasks to deliver high-quality projects. Through our utilization of Building Information Modeling (BIM), we drive collaboration between trade contractors, management, and the Owner.

In one of our current projects in Jersey City, New Jersey, we used BIM to produce a 3D panoramic visualization of two key spaces in the 17-story mixed use project. Below are a few annotated screenshots from the…

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Project closeout is typically thought of as the last phase of the project life cycle – before the Owner utilizes the project for its intended purpose. Common examples of project closeout documents include, but are not limited to, record drawings, special or extended warranty statements, operational and maintenance (O+M) manuals and owner / system training sessions.

Generally, the project closeout process consists of administrative or procedural requirements which are set forth in the project’s contract…

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