San Francisco recently signed into law an ordinance making retrofitting of thousands of seismically unsafe buildings mandatory. This ordinance applies to wood-frame buildings built before 1978, which are at least three stories tall and have at least five residential units. These apartments are unsafe because an earthquake shakes the bottom floor that supports the weight of […]
Using our proprietary building survey software system (LTS) and proven methodology that allows us to provide laser accurate As-Built CAD drawings and related products in a timely and extremely cost-effective manner to the Commercial Real Estate, Interior Design, and Architectural industries, we will continue our industry-leading service and pricing with our goal to establish the LASERTECH® Floorplans System as THE Standard to which all As-Built providers are compared to.
In additon, with nearly universal adoption of BIM, 3D Modeling is finding a higher profile today, as our architect clients are realizing the cost and efficiency benefits of working in 3D (typically Revit) versus 2D. At LASERTECH®, we are much more than just floorplans and 2D as-builts, let us show you how we can create 3D models more cost effectively than anyone by combining our in-house Revit skills with our flagship proprietary LTS technology and methodologies!
Here’s an interesting article outlining the challenges of creating a BIM model on an existing building, for renovations.
The Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) recently released: Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement and Calculating Rentable Area (2010) (“BOMA 2010”). This publication is the latest in a succession of BOMA Standards, which have been widely used for the measurement of the rentable area of office premises since 1915.
The new publication contains many revisions and additions to the previous BOMA standard of 1996: Standard Method for Measuring Floor Area in Office Buildings (“BOMA 1996”). We are about to give you a glimpse into what’s new