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The Capitol Cove VDC team continues to work on MEP coordination despite frequent design revisions.

Although traditionally a CM would prefer less significant design changes during MEP coordination, it’s no big deal on this project because of the use of VDC.

When design revisions are issued (minor or major!), the VDC team updates the model easily to reflect any changes. The team then can see how any architectural or structural changes impact the layout…

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On December 6, 2007, Joe Ferolito, VP of Preconstruction Planning, Tocci, along with David Odeh, VP, Odeh Engineers, and John Hamann, Project Manager, Cives Steel Company, spoke to members of the Steel Fabricators of New England about the benefits of utilizing Building Information Modeling. Tocci’s contribution illustrated current use of BIM to develop 3D models of steel components that fabricators are utilizing to more accurately cost and produce custom work. Also discussed were our BIM-produced…

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For Immediate Release: December 11th 2007 Tocci Building Companies, Woburn, MA. John Tocci will be one of the keynote speakers at the ABC Southeastern Pennsylvania Building Industry Symposium being held in Philadelphia, PA, on January 30, 2008. He will address harnessing the synergistic power of Building Information Modeling to break down the barriers between owner, architect, contractor and subcontractor to radically improve the project delivery process. Please see this ABC press release for more…

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John Tocci, CEO of Tocci Building Companies, and Laura Handler, Building Information Modeler, taught a BIM101 class to 30 AGC members. The class was part of the AGC of Massachusetts — Young Contractors Council Technical Series.

John Tocci reviewed basic and intermediate BIM concepts, and Laura Handler led a hands-on demonstration of NavisWorks JetStream. AGC of Massachusetts hopes to schedule more BIM-focused classes in the coming months.

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John Tocci, CEO of Tocci Building Companies, has been invited to speak at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, located in Worcester, MA. John Tocci, along with Jaime MacFall, Virtual Construction Coordinator at Tocci, will speak on how Tocci is utilizing VDC to prevent costly field issues and improve building quality.

Tocci has been involved with WPI’s construction management program through Professor Guillermo Salazar for several years. Tocci has sponsored multiple graduate level projects, including studies on sustainability…

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