One of NY’s top contractors, LPCiminelli shares how BIM has evolved within their organization. Utilizing models throughout all phases of construction has allowed estimators to understand the design intent and scope of a project better than ever. Melinda Hoffman VDC Director and David Nachreiner, VDC Estimator, share project case studies highlighting how BIM positively affects the life of the complex stages in a construction project, including use with bulletin releases and redesigns.
About the Presenters:
Melinda is the Virtual Construction Director at LPCiminelli, one of Upstate New York’s largest construction firms. She received her Bachelors in Architecture and a minor in Digital Media from the University at Buffalo in 2006. As an Autodesk Certified professional in Revit, Melinda leads all the company’s BIM efforts. Melinda has been incorporating VDC and BIM in the construction industry to produce better quality projects. She has been using 3D CAD products for the past 14 years.
David is the Virtual Construction Estimator at LPCiminelli. David holds a degree in Construction Drafting & Design, as well as a degree in Construction Management from ITT Technical Institute. Utilizing software solutions, David is able to produce accurate quantities from models for the Estimating Department at LPCiminelli. Through the model verification process he has developed, David is able to vet the models composition and integrity to insure that the 3D models received can be utilized for not only estimation purposes but also, coordination, logistics and scheduling.