Trimble just launched Trimble® MEPdesigner for SketchUp, the most updated extension to SketchUp Pro available in extension warehouse. This sketchup extension is intended for MEP contractors to employ CAD and BIM technology easily and quickly. The MEP contractors can shift from a 2D to 3D work surroundings, via SketchUp Pro.
Providing support to electrical systems objects along with conduit, cable trays and device boxes as well as integrating object data and other MEP systems specific, Trimble MEPdesigner for SketchUp version 1.0 will be best choice for MEP contractors to fulfill their requirements.
Trimble MEPdesigner for SketchUp contains some handy tools which can custom components and route conduit inside the SketchUp Pro platform. There will be also wide-ranging database of user and manufacturer generated models pre-populated in the SketchUp 3D Warehouse.
The MEP contractors can effortlessly perform with other contractors on projects with the application of 3D modeling with Trimble MEPdesigner, via the IFC export in SketchUp. It will also minimize RFI and rework costs.
As a added advantage, Trimble MEPdesigner utilizes the new Trimble Connect collaboration platform for design, engineering and construction projects.
Trimble MEPdesigner will facilitate the MEP contractors to use some diversified new and accessible solutions for SketchUp Pro together with Trimble Field Points for SketchUp. It allows the contractors to arrange layout points in their model and export them to Trimble Field Link for MEP, through which they can use their 3D model in the field for accurateness of MEP systems placement.
Availability: Trimble MEPdesigner will be accessible in December 2014 directly through Trimble’s MEP sales organization or through the SketchUp Extension Warehouse.