Trimble has acquired privately-held QuickPen International, based in Englewood, Colo. QuickPen is a leading provider of building information modeling (BIM) software for the HVAC, mechanical construction and plumbing industries.
More of the nation’s
apartments and condominiums are going green as multifamily builders and
developers respond to growing consumer interest in sustainable building
practices, according to a recent survey by the NAHB.
The EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook notes that
gasoline and diesel fuel prices are following the trend in crude oil prices,
which peaked at $145 per barrel on July 3 before sliding to less than $120 per
barrel by early August.
As electronics continue to become smaller, faster, and more affordable, more and more contractors are investing in fleet-management solutions that help reduce their technicians’ time on the road, improve productivity, save gas, and protect these major assets from misuse or theft. Read more stories in 2017 April Issue.