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Trace Software International confirms its participation in Intersolar

Trace Software International confirms its participation in Intersolar

For its second consecutive year, Trace Software International confirms it will be an exhibitor at Intersolar Europe, taking place 20th – 22nd of June at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany- Stand B3-575.
With a unique know-how and more than 30 years of experience in the industrial engineering, Trace Software International leads innovation delivering software solutions that disrupt old habits and provide decisive advantages in terms of profitability and safety.
With events spanning four continents and 26 years of experience, today Intersolar is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry. More than 55,000 visitors are expected in this upcoming edition. A very promising data which confirms how the event is seriously playing a worldwide major role in connecting solar businesses and increasing the share of solar power in the energy supply.
Photovoltaics are experiencing a second wind in Europe, in fact, figures are really positive. 2018 will witness a growth of +30% in Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. It is estimated that deployment will exceed 10 GW for the first time in years. The public incentive has less and less weight in the growth of the sector, which instead is due to the fall in prices and technological developments. Also, political incentives are becoming increasingly common across Europe with the use of public tenders, decentralized “citizen power” generation and net metering.
Trace Software International provides the professionals of the solar industry with cutting-edge and state of art software solutions, aimed to simplify processes and improve performance.
In a growing market, the archelios™ suite guarantees excellent results in terms of precision, time and productivity. It is a proofed real asset which adds value to the PV project.
The design process for photovoltaic systems has, for the most part, transitioned from a simple electrical equation to a complicated three-dimensional architectural, solar and financial analysis.
archelios™ suite is a comprehensive solution with enables feasibility study, bankability, 3D design, to the compliance and calculation notes, right up to the operation and maintenance management.
It is composed by:

archelios™  is an online application conceived to design, simulate and perform the economic analysis of photovoltaic projects up to 50kWp.
archelios™ Pro is the application for the 3D design, simulation, bankability analysis, and the most accurate yield forecast, for any kind of PV installation.
archelios™ Calc is a market leading software for electrical sizing of PV installations linked to the public network of the layout according to the different NF guides and the ICE standards.
archelios™ O&M brings all the benefits of PVBIMmock-up design to advanced PV monitoring. Thanks to this 3D model, all data is referenced to BIM and the user can import and access any information from any component of the plant well as pinpoint the location of any failure for a quick intervention.
You can request further information at the following LINK.

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The implementation of BIM in the Spanish AEC industry Trace Software International

The implementation of BIM in the Spanish AEC industry

What is the current Spanish situation regarding the implementation of BIM in the Spanish AEC industry? What are the decisions of the Spanish government regarding the digital revolution in the construction industry?

BIM is not yet mandatory in Spain. However, the Spanish construction industry has also been subject to EU Directive 2014/24/UE.  Since 2014, according to this directive, the member states are invited to encourage the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in construction projects financed by EU public funds as of 2016.

In 2015 the Ministerio de Fomento (Ministry of Development) created the “BIM Commission” with the main mission to establish a roadmap for the BIM methodology implementation in Spain. The BIM Committee is made up of five different tasks groups that focus on distinct themes: strategy, people, processes, technology, and international liaison.

While the first group is primarily responsible for the planning and the stipulation of a specific action plan for the implementation of BIM, the second group focuses on the theme of the change of culture and the capacity of public and private staff in the new collaborative scenario. The third group, on the other hand, works on the standardization of processes and on the creation of protocols and standards necessary for the realization of projects that use BIM. The fourth group is dedicated to the technological aspect with the aim of guaranteeing the interoperability and use of the Open BIM. The last group pays attention to the international scenario to revisit the Spanish position compared to the other panoramas.

A strategic timetable for BIM implementation has been set. BIM use is supposed to be mandatory in public construction projects from December 2018 and in infrastructure projects by July 2019. However, we do not speak of real legislation, but rather of guidelines in the implementation path of the BIM methodology in Spain. In fact, the date for the actual approval of the BIM law and standards has been set at 11/06/2018.

The importance of BIM in the construction sector is now consolidated in public opinion. BIM is becoming a global language for the infrastructure and construction sector, enabling greater collaboration and movement of capabilities across borders. BIM refers to a collaborative method of working which is based on the generation and exchange of data between various project parties on the same project.

Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries have sought out for a long time to increase productivity and quality, while at the same time decrease costs and project delivery time, hence using BIM gives the best potential in reaching these goals.

elec calc™ BIM  stands out as the unique electrical design software solution responding to the BIM challenges. This is the world’s first calculating software that seamlessly integrates elec calc™-  the electrical equipment used in sizing projects – with different design platforms and architectural 3D models, thanks to its unique IFC standard use approach.

BIM simulates the construction project in a virtual environment.  Just as elec calc™ BIM solution allows you to create a one-line diagram of electrical installation from the BIM model and defining the cable routing (calculating lengths, adding cables as objects).

The key benefit of BIM is its accurate geometrical representation of the parts of a building, in an integrated data environment. Some great features of elec calc™ BIM  include IFC Explorer, your electrical objects are recognized from IFC data and interactions between Explorer, 3D Viewer, and elec calc™ one-line diagram, identifying components in real time between your 3D Viewer and the one-line diagram.

 

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Trace Sofwtare International to exhibit at Fise

Trace Software International to Exhibit at Fise in Colombia

With 30 years of experience, Trace Software International, leading company in the creation of design software solutions for the electrical engineering, is thrilled to announce that will exhibit at the 7th edition of Fise in Medellin (Colombia) on November 29th and 30th and December 1st, 2017.

Trace Software International will participate at Fise – the most important specialized event in the electrical industry in the country of Colombia.  This special fair trade offers a unique space to unlock overseas business opportunities, boost commercial exchanges and promote relationships with the different stakeholders from the international markets, especially those from Latin America and the Caribbean.

This is an excellent setting for the company to showcase its three winning software solutions: elec calc™ BIM, elecworks™ and archelios™ O&M for the buildings of today and tomorrow.

Therefore, Trace Software International will hold a technical conference on the 30th of November regarding software tools within the electrical engineering industry, exposing he company latest researches and advances in BIM and PV BIM.

Trace Software International will be welcoming you at booth RO – 066, Red Hall,  during all the trade show event.

 

Software Solutions for the Industry Leaders

 

elec calc™ BIM

 

elec calc BIM  stands out as the exclusive electrical design solution satisfying the upcoming BIM challenges. This is the world’s first and only calculating software that seamlessly integrates elec calc™ –  the electrical tool used in the calculation and sizing of projects – with different design platforms enabling the importation of the digital model in IFC4 format, generated by any 3D architectural software’s (Revit, Archicad…).  Several simulations can be done to compare the possible routing scenarios. The 3D model allows the detection of any conflicts. If this is case, the information is directly sent to the designer thanks to the BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) so he can fix the problem and correct his model.

 

These two unique features make elec calc™ BIM as the next step to fully integrate your electrical data into the BIM process.

 

elec calc™ BIM brings together the synergies and interoperability aimed to improve the design, reliability and safety, not forgetting the quality of the project along with the overall management of the construction.

Electrical engineers can complete all aspects of electrical design through this tool.

 

Thanks to the partnership with the avant-garde BIM&CO , the elec calc™ BIM user gains access to all the information and data regarding the BIM objects, amongst other benefits.

With BIM representing the essential digital revolution in the building industry, elec calc™ BIM is the unique electrical design solution aimed to those who do not want to stay behind. Discover all the advantages here elec calc BIM  or download the free trial version

 

elecworks™ 2018 – the latest release

 

elecworks™ is the innovative electrical CAD software for the design of automation projects and electrical installations. With 30 years of experience, it possible to affirm electrical engineering is in the company DNA. Available in 16 languages, elecworks™ is also the best-selling electrical CAD solution worldwide.

 

The latest features of elecwork™ 2018 include:

 

  • Automatic multi-level bridges bring automation to the next stage. It allows saving time when defining bridges for terminals that share the same equipotential.
  • Natural sort is also a considerable advantage when it comes to draw time saving
  • Automatic routing for PTC®Creo® The first ever product able to work in real time with the mechanical research department using the digital model of the 3D project. Now you also will route cables and wires by your paths and ducts.
  • Automatic integration between elecworks™ 2018 and PTC Windchill (PLM) which guarantees the integrity of your design project.

 

It is easy to get started. You can now learn more about this cutting-edge design software solution and download the free trial version

 

archelios™ O&M

 

This is the latest addition to the archelios™ suite, the essential 360º solution you need to manage an entire photovoltaic project. From the feasibility, profitability study, simulation and calculation of the project, to the electrical sizing, this all-in-one software solution is intended for PV installations of all types: on roofs, plants, linked to the network and on isolated sites, in self-subsistence with or without energy storage. archelios™ suite is composed by a portfolio of software solutions able to satisfy a wide array of expected needs in the photovoltaic project, reaching high levels of impeccable quality and great interactivity to gain in terms of control and productivity.

 

archelios™ O&M shows a unique approach on BIM for PV. This software brings all the benefits of PVBIM mock-up design to advanced PV monitoring.

 

More of its main unexcelled features:

 

  • Any data is internally and automatically attached to devices of a full 3D and electrical system description. Links are therefore exhaustive and error free.
  • Default 2 screens application always showing 2D or 3D view with permanent dynamic links between displayed data and plant structure.
  • Viewing production data in the map of the plant.
  • Thanks to the PV BIM, all data is referenced to BIM and users can import and access any document from any representation of the plant including 3D view.

 

You can download the free trial version

 

Fise

 

Fise will take place in Medellin (Colombia) on November 29th and 30th and December 1st, 2017.

With over 350 Colombian and international exhibitors, Fise is a high level commercial and academic event bringing together the electrical industry’s policies, trends, vision and challenges. Since the beginning and now on its seventh edition, FISE has promoted the appropriate dialog amongst energy industry members who seek new corporate and business opportunities, promoting the electrical sector in national and international markets.

Trace Software International is looking forward to welcoming you at booth RO – 066, Red Hall,  during all the fair-trade event.

 

 

5 reasons why archelios O&M deserves a closer look by Trace Software International

5 Reasons why archelios™ O&M deserves a closer look

archelios™ O&M is the monitoring software for PV installations. It brings all the benefits of a PVBIM mock-up design to advance photovoltaic Operation and Maintenance.  PVBIM is the Building Information Modelling (BIM) concept applied to Photovoltaics. 

Here are 5 reasons why archelios™ O&M deserves a closer look.

 

·  3D mock-ups along with physical and electrical characteristics.

·  Collaboration with BIM&CO, the newest collaborative platform where all digital modeling players can create, publish, contribute and use BIM objects – PV modules mock-ups are stored in BIM&CO.

– Allow saving significant time editing and avoid errors.

· Easy-to-use 2D/3D Viewer/editor providing exceptional interactivity.

· No need for any re-entering or recapturing data, changes are propagated as necessary.

 

The growth of the PV industry depends on a strong relationship between software and engineering innovations that go together, that´s why we constantly drive forward software solutions for industry.

 

Get registered for the WEBINAR of tomorrow 31st of May 2018. 

 

 

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Trace Software will exhibit at Elec Expo in Marocco

Elec Expo Fair Event in Casablanca

Trace Software International, leading company in the creation of design software solutions for the electrical engineering for 30 years, is thrilled to announce that will exhibit at the 11th edition of Elec Expo in Casablanca (Morocco),  4th – 7th October 2017.

Elec Expo is the International Exhibition of Electricity, Lighting, Electrical Engineering and Industrial Automation. This is the essential and international rendezvous where the various professional players, customers, prospects, competitors, prescribers and institutional investors will meet to choose partners and seek solutions.

Ready to shape the future of the industry, Trace Software International will showcase its three leading star software solutions: elec calc™ BIM, elecworks™ and archelios™ O&M for the factories and buildings of today and tomorrow.

Trace Software International will be welcoming you at booth J31 during all the trade show event.

 

Software Solutions for the Building Industry Leaders

 

elec calc™ BIM

 elec calc™ BIM stands out as the exclusive electrical design solution satisfying the upcoming BIM challenges. This is the world’s first calculating software that seamlessly integrates elec calc™-  the electrical tool used in sizing projects – with different design platforms such as Revit or ArchiCAD and any other architectural 3D BIM software. elec calc™ BIM is the next step to fully integrate your electrical data into the BIM process.

elec calc™ BIM foments synergies and interoperability aimed to improve the design reliability and safety, the quality of the project and the overall management of the construction.

Electrical engineers can complete all aspects of electrical design including power and lighting, fire alarm, communications, security systems, and other building services in a single environment.

BIM is shaping the future of the construction industry. Therefore, we have teamed up the avant-garde BIM&CO – the professional community where the users can publish quality objects and manufactures can publish construction product data, making the platform a unique source for all BIM objects and data used in the digital mock-up projects. elec calc™ BIM user gains access to all the information and data regarding the BIM objects, amongst other benefits.

With BIM representing the essential digital revolution in the building industry, elec calc™ BIM is the unique electrical design solution aimed to those who do not want to stay behind. Discover all the advantages here: elec calc BIM

 

elecworks™ 2018 – the latest release

 

elecworks™ is the new generation electrical CAD software for the design of automation projects and electrical installations. With 30 years of experience, it possible to affirm electrical engineering is in the company DNA. Available in 16 languages, elecworks™ is also the best-selling electrical CAD solution worldwide.

The latest features of elecwork™ 2018 include:

 

  • Automatic multi-level bridges bring automation to the next stage. It allows saving time when defining bridges for terminals that share the same equipotential.
  • Natural sort is also a considerable advantage when it comes to draw time saving
  • Automatic routing for PTC®Creo® The first ever product able to work in real time with the mechanical research department using the digital model of the 3D project. Now you also will route cables and wires by your paths and ducts.
  • Automatic integration between elecworks™ 2018 and PTC Windchill (PLM) which guarantees the integrity of your design project.

It is easy to get started. You can now learn more about this cutting-edge design software solution and download a 30-day free trial version

 

archelios™ O&M

 

This is the last addition to the archelios™ suite, the 360º solution you need to manage the entire photovoltaic project. Feasibility and profitability study, simulation, calculation of the producible, electrical sizing until the building details, this all in one software solution is intended for PV installations of all types: on roofs, plants, linked to the network and on isolated sites, in self-subsistence with or without energy storage. This tool is composed by a portfolio of software solutions able to satisfy a wide array of expected needs in the photovoltaic project reaching high levels of impeccable quality and great interactivity to gain in terms of control and productivity.

 

archelios™ O&M shows a unique approach on BIM for PV. This software brings all the benefits of PVBIM mock-up design to advanced PV monitoring.

 

More of its main unexcelled features:

 

  • any data is internally and automatically attached to devices of a full 3D and electrical system description. Links are thus exhaustive and error free.
  • Default 2 screens application always showing 2D or 3D view with permanent dynamic links between displayed data and plant structure.
  • Viewing production data in the map of the plant.
  • Thanks to the PV BIM, all data is referenced to BIM and users can import and access any document from any representation of the plant including 3D view.

 

 

ELEC EXPO

Elec Expo will take place in Casablanca International Fairgrounds- OFEC from 4th – 7th October 2017.

This fair event, with a remarkable international character, is part of The FENELEC trade fairs (Elec expo, EneR Event, Tronica Expo) which in the last 2016 edition attracted no less than 7133 professional visitors from 33 different nationalities.

With an exhibition space of over 7,000 m², where 205 exhibitors from 17 countries will present their expertise, the fair event declares itself as an unmissable hub of the electrical, electronical and sustainable energy industries.

Moreover, Morocco is the only country on the continent to be connected to the European network, particularly the trio France-Spain-Portugal.

Trace Software International is looking forward to welcoming you at booth J31 during all the trade show event.

 

 

TRACE SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL TEAMS UP WITH BIM&CO

Trace Software International Teams Up with avant-garde BIM&CO

Trace Software International (TSI) – successful company with 30 years of experience in the development of software solutions for industry engineering and with a unique expertise in the design of electrical installations-  has teamed up with the avant- guarde BIM&CO to empower the benefits of his cutting-edge software elec calc™ BIM.

Trace Software International and BIM&CO team up to provide elec calc™ BIM-the electrical design software solution-  with the ultimate competitive advantage.

elec calc™ BIM is the company latest addition: a leading-edge solution aimed to the electrical engineering industry. It stands out as the unique electrical design solution responding to the BIM challenges. This is the world’s first calculating software that seamlessly integrates elec calc™-  the electrical equipment used in sizing projects – with different design platforms and architectural 3D models. elec calc™ BIM promotes synergies and interoperability aimed to improve the design reliability and safety, the quality of the project and the overall management of the construction.

Trace Software International could not find a better partner then BIM&CO.  In fact, elec calc™ BIM user will be enabled to gain a direct access to all the information and data regarding the BIM objects in the open platform of BIM&CO.  Finally, all the calculated data and added properties will be sent back to Revit, in addition to all the calculation notes and data regarding the one-line diagram.

BIM&CO is a promising start up, which has just successfully closed a financial round of 2€ million investments from Normandie Participations, NFactory, Bpifrance and the Normandy region.

Our partner – The BIM Contents Company – free and cloud based, is also highly social and collaborative. This is the professional community space where the users can publish quality objects and manufactures can publish construction product data, making BIM&CO a unique source for all BIM objects and data.

With BIM (Building Information Modelling) representing the disrupting digital revolution in the construction industry, BIM&CO vision is to become the world reference platform for the distribution of high quality structured data for the digital mock-up sector.

The open platform bimandco.com has been designed to facilitate the work of manufacturers facing the challenges of the BIM world. Manufacturers must, in fact, structure and disseminate product data from their catalogs for the different construction actors in a specific formalism for the realization of BIM projects.

Trace Software International and BIM&CO are both parts of Groupe Trace. This giant includes TraceParts, as a world-leading digital engineering 3D content company, Cythelia as an independent research firm in new energy technologies, specializing in photovoltaics and Green Systèmes as an innovating company which main purpose is to help professionals optimizing the energy performance of their buildings and equipment.

 

 

 

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What can BIM do for you?

The concept of BIM or Building Information Modelling is quite simple, it is the process for creating and managing information for a construction project lifecycle.  The Building Information Model – the digital description of each aspect of the building process, is one of the key elemental outputs of the process.

The model draws on the collaborative information assembled and updated at key stages of the project. Creating a digital Building Information Model allows those who work with or interact with the building to optimize actions offering a greater whole life value.

“BIM is not a piece of software, it’s a way to do things.”

BIM has created a digital revolution within the construction industry. BIM creates value for combined efforts of people, process technology within the project. BIM is Modelling information and information Management. BIM is a new way of working. BIM sets a new way for team to work to the same standards and values.

Bringing together all the information to one place. This helps in creating the documentation faster but provides stringent quality assurance. Anyone can access the information allowing better integration of the project to come together more effectively that reduces the risk or errors and costs.

The data from BIM can be used to illustrate an entire building life-cycle from the initial concept and design to demolition and possible materials that can be recycled, systems, products can be shown in relative scale, relative to the entire project. BIM prevents errors by signaling conflict detection, preventing errors from popping up at various points in the development or construction stages.

“BIM is an evolution.”

A key aspect to consider is that BIM aims to minimize or eliminate information loss through the process of design, construction and operation of a building.   At each stage structured information should be added to the BIM.  This information will allow the design team to make informed decisions at the correct time, de-risking the project and ensuring that a better building is delivered.

Change Management

Data is stored in a central place, in a BIM model, any modification to the building design will automatically replicate in each view such as floor plans, sections and elevation.

Building Simulation

BIM models not only contain architectural data but the full depth of the building information including data related to the different engineering disciplines such as the load-bearing structures, all the ducts and pipes of the different building systems and even sustainability information as well with which all the characteristics of a building can easily be simulated well in advance.

Data Management

BIM contains information that is not visually represented. Scheduling information, for example clarifies the necessary manpower, coordination and anything that might affect the outcome of the project schedule.

It is needless to say that all these data put in a BIM model is not only useful during the design and construction phase of a building project but can be used throughout the entire building lifecycle helping to reduce the operation and management cost of buildings.

elec calc™ BIM  

elec calc™  BIM is our new interaction tool facilitating the synergy between a 3D model and the electrical sizing and calculation that all meet the IFC protocols.

Features include:

  • Flexible sizing of cables according to the lengths in the 3D model
  • Graphical interface is configurable and available in several languages
  • Intellisense: a smart design feature

“BIM is a system because it can be described as a unified entity consisting of many interacting parts, some physical, others not.”

Many say that BIM is a type of software, others say BIM is the 3D virtual model of buildings and some say BIM is a process or BIM is nothing more than the collection of building data structured into an easy to look at base for both for data.

As hardware, software and cloud applications give greater capability to handle increasing amounts of raw data and information. BIM gives a virtual representation of the building, available for study before construction begins.

The future of the construction industry is changing to digital, and BIM is at the forefront of design and long-term facility management; driven by technology and clear processes; and it is implementing change across all industries.

 

By James Glass

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BIM World 2017

Trace Software International to Exhibit at BIM World in Paris

BARCELONA, Spain (March 17th, 2017) – [NEWS] Trace Software International will exhibit during the 2017 edition of BIM World in Paris on March 29th and 30th, 2017.

For two days, BIM World will bring together +150 exhibitors and all the major actors of the building and engineering sectors to discuss the future of construction practices. Thousands of visitors are expected.

“For engineers, constructors, designers and architects alike, BIM World will be ‘the place to be’ during these two days. As a matter of fact, our software solutions have been created in part for the professionals and experts working and evolving in the real estate and construction industry. Participating in this exhibition is crucial for Trace Software International,” Philippe Aupetit, Technical Director at Trace Software International, said.

Our team will welcome you at stand 58/59 during the entire fair trade.

We cannot wait to welcome you all during this great event that promises to be exciting and very instructive.

INFO:
Date: Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th of March, 2017
Time: From 9am until 6pm.
Address: Espace Grande Arche Paris La Défense, Parvis de La Défense 92044 Paris La Défense
Admission: https://bim-w.com/inscription/

 

Trace Softxare at BIM World 2016

Trace Software at BIM World exhibition

Trace Software is present at the BIM World Exhibition at the Espace Grande Arche of Paris La Défense on 6 and 7 April, 2016 at booth # 23.

Trace Software invests and innovates to integrate BIM into electricity and to develop a dedicated solution to the problems of BIM in the electrical field, BIM elec, combined with elec live application that can also be used as a BIM tool.

Trace Software develops common approaches with its sister company BIMandCo which also operates in the BIM World, provides a collaborative platform for publishing and sharing of BIM objects for all partners involved (manufacturers, architects, etc.) and BIM software facilitating interoperability of objects and data in BIM projects.
Find us on booth # 23 and contact us for a free invitation!

Trace Software at BIM World