Jeff Yoders

For five years Jeff Yoders covered IT, CAD, and BIM as Senior Associate Editor of Building Design + Construction. He's a chair at-large of the Associated General Contractors of America's BIM Forum and speaks regularly to audiences about how to transition to digital workflows. Jeff has won four American Society of Business Publications Editors awards.
Posted on February 15, 2011 by Jeff Yoders
The Winter AGC BIM Forum was held last week at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, Calif. All the educational sessions of the two-day educational conference revolved around the role of BIM in designing and building better building envelopes.“Function, ecology, form and construction of...
Posted on January 19, 2011 by Jeff Yoders
NVIDIA’s Quadro 2000 is the mid-range professional graphics solution in its Quadro line of Fermi-based cards. The Fermi architecture cards have the first professional-class graphics processing units to integrate high performance computing capabilities with advanced visualization techniques....
Posted on January 04, 2011 by Jeff Yoders
Few aspects of building design can benefit from a 3D building information model more than building envelope design. Building envelopes are responsible for structural integrity, moisture control, temperature/thermal control, and control of air pressure boundaries to create a continuous barrier...
Posted on December 15, 2010 by Jeff Yoders
In Las Vegas, a group of the most demanding clients in the world spend billions setting the latest trends in hospitality and resort design.  Delivering cutting edge designs for clients such as Sheldon Adelson, Steve Wynn, MGM/Mirage and Harrah’s Inc. is the just-off-the-strip...
Posted on December 01, 2010 by Jeff Yoders
Las Vegas – AEC software giant Autodesk announced several new products in the opening day of Autodesk University 2010, including an updated version including an updated version of AutoCAD WS for the iPhone and iPad. AutoCAD WS is a free web application that uses cloud computing to enable AutoCAD...
Posted on November 19, 2010 by Jeff Yoders
Northbrook, Ill.-based Underwriters’ Laboratories Environment announced the publication of one its first green building product standards, ULE ISR 100, a standard for gypsum wall board and panels. USG was the first company to earn Gold level certification under ULE ISR 100 for its Sheetrock...
Posted on November 12, 2010 by Jeff Yoders
Launched last year on Autodesk Labs, Autodesk Project Bluestreak is a Building Team-centric, cloud-based collaboration utility that helps distributed AEC teams communicate informally and coordinate their work more efficiently.  Bluestreak consolidates the information silos used in AEC...
Posted on October 27, 2010 by Jeff Yoders
Although the theme of the Fall BIM Forum held October 13-15 at the W Hotel in midtown Atlanta was “Evidence-Based BIM” almost all of the presenters repeated a call to use building information modeling and its supporting technologies to simply do more.“BIM must be situated within a...
Posted on October 26, 2010 by Jeff Yoders
Today Autodesk released AutoCAD WS, a new free web application that uses cloud computing technology to enable AutoCAD software users to view, edit and share their AutoCAD designs and DWG files through web browsers and mobile devices. In addition, the AutoCAD WS mobile application for iOS, which...