Facade engineering

HiCAD, Roof and wall cladding, Facade engineering

HiCAD: the CAD system for roof and facade technology

There are a many CAD-systems on the market, but most of them focus mainly on the construction and a nice overall picture for the client. Reinier Huizing from ‘Metaalbouw TSV’ in Nieuw-Buinen, The Netherlands: “There is actually only one CAD system that stands out for roof and facade technology, and..
HiCAD, Roof and wall cladding, Facade engineering

Aluservice benefits from working in 3D

Aluservice, based in the Belgian town of Dessel, is a specialist in aluminium products and the company offers a total service for aluminium wall and partition cladding. By supplying the components and performing services such as measuring, transport, customisation and assembly, the company focuses..
HiCAD, Roof and wall cladding, Facade engineering

What does ‘Nearly Zero Energy Buildings’ (NZEB) mean for the facade sector?

The construction industry is constantly changing, so is the facade industry as well. One important development is the increased demand for sustainable facades, partly prompted by changing legislation. A recent example of this is NZEB. In this blog you can read what NZEB means and what it means for..
HiCAD, Facade engineering

The importance of BIM and 3D CAD software for facade engineering

More and more construction companies are discovering the advantages of working with BIM. Also in the facade industry, working with BIM is gaining popularity. Yet there is still a lot to gain. Read more about BIM for the facade industry, the importance of an BSI Facade and working with 3D CAD..
HiCAD, Roof and wall cladding, Facade engineering, Facade cladding

5 essential 3D CAD system features for facade engineering

A 3D CAD system is essential for almost every facade builder. Are you thinking of switching to another CAD system soon or do you want to add a 3D CAD system to your 2D CAD system? In that case, at least make sure this 3D CAD system has the following 5 features.
HiCAD, Facade engineering

HiCAD and LogiKal: Engineering and calculation in one system

It is one of the great advantages of CAD software especially for facade engineering: the connection with Orgadata's LogiKal software package. But what exactly are the advantages for facade engineers and how does the connection between a CAD system and LogiKal work exactly?
HiCAD, Facade engineering

Save time and avoid mistakes with smart CAD software

3D CAD software is not only useful for draftsmen who work with CAD software every day. Good CAD software is capable of taking your entire organisation to a higher level. Choosing the right software and implementing it properly brings you, as a facade builder, one step closer to a more profitable..
HiCAD, Facade engineering

Why facade engineers choose HiCAD

More and more facade manufacturers decide to switch to 3D CAD software or to add a 3D CAD programme to their existing software package. This includes facade manufacturers ‘Wijmoco’, ‘Thermo Konstrukties’ and ‘Van Hoesel’. Ruud Baelemans (operational director Van Hoesel): "Our clients are all very..
HiCAD, Facade engineering

How do you select the right CAD software for facade construction?

You are a facade builder and are looking for good CAD software. But what do you need to look out for? Is it the communication? Is it the engineering possibilities? Or is it the reduction of the lead time of a project? A good selection and choice is made based on convincing points. In this blog, you..
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