Category Archives: Building

Tip: Autodesk Single User Subscription License

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster As more and more of you transition into a subscription based licensing there’s one thing you may have overlooked because it wasn’t really something you considered in the past.  With each Autodesk contract, there are two (2) management roles which are required for managing your company’s licenses.  These roles

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Autodesk Applications Impacted by Windows Updates

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Manager, Darin Green past. Since June 13, 2017, we’ve seen a rise of support cases for Autodesk Software failing to launch. Every one of these cases had something in common: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 installed Microsoft Updates KB4019264 KB4019265 The updates above installs .NET Framework 4.7 and may uninstall the earlier versions

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Why is regular checking and calibration of rotating lasers important?

Construction sites are harsh environments that put incredible strain on rotating lasers. These instruments are not treated with a lot of care – they get dropped, knocked down or toppled over and may also become covered in dirt and concrete. In the majority of construction projects, rotating lasers face so many impacts during regular use that their accuracy can no

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Upcoming Training Class: Autodesk Navisworks – An Introduction

Date: July 25 Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Location: Quakertown, PA This is the first of several courses offered through Synergis specifically created to introduce designers, construction professionals, and owners to an introductory knowledge on how to use the powerful purpose-built model review tools of Navisworks. Learn the basic workflow steps to setup, navigate, and visualize your design intent

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Drones Are Making As-Builts 5X More Efficient

Drones have become an essential tool throughout the lifecycle of a construction project. However, one area where they have sometimes fallen short is in conducting as-built surveys. This is for a simple reason: drones have been designed to effectively capture imagery and data from the top down, but not from the side. Surveying a groomed site for pre-construction, for example,

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