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MARTA Leverages BSD SpecLink Software to Maximize Efficiency Gains and Enable Collaboration Among Remote Construction Teams

Building System’s Design, LLC (BSD SpecLink) an RIB Company, a leading provider of building specification content and software announces partnership with Atlanta’s principal public transportation operator, MARTA. In response to the announcement, BSD SpecLink CEO Christopher Anderson stated “BSD SpecLink has been part of the Atlanta community for more than 38 years and we are proud to partner with MARTA as they prepare for their groundbreaking expansion project,” Anderson continued “as an Atlanta resident and frequent MARTA customer, I have been extremely impressed by MARTA’s commitment to utilizing tools that increase efficiency, accuracy, and ultimately reduce construction costs.”

BSD Ramps up Marketing Efforts in Support of Rapid Market Expansion

Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) announced today two new additions to their marketing team in support of the company’s rapid market expansion. Kate Roberts and Sara Shuman bring a wealth of marketing experience in tech, SaaS and fast-paced digital initiatives to BSD. The company’s investment in marketing also includes expanded and evolving roles for several members of BSD’s team, including Daimon Bridge, Samantha Schrader, and Hannah Melville. 

BSD Finalizes the Industry’s First Specification Content and User Experience Advisory Committee

Following an overwhelming response to the announcement of a groundbreaking new program, BSD has finalized a committee of 20 top industry professionals that bring expertise from all disciplines.

The new committee will enhance BSD’s longstanding review system by considering operability along with content and including expert insight across all industry disciplines. The committee’s comprehensive review will improve the quality of both existing and expanded SpecLink content, along with the user experience.

“The depth and scope of this review program is an industry first,” said Chip Bullock, BSD’s Director of AEC Content. “Our committee of A/E/C/O industry veterans represents all professional disciplines and will offer insight and improvements to serve the broader needs of the facility construction ecosystem by providing a 360-degree view of the entire process.”

BSD Partners with DIALOG to Integrate Commercial Canadian Content into SpecLink Cloud

Industry leading specification experts at DIALOG are converting SpecLink’s spec-writing content for the Canadian market. The country’s most extensive content will be available alongside innovative tools like cloud collaboration and BIM integration for the first time.

Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD), the leading provider of master guide specification content and software for the architecture, engineering, construction and owner sectors, announced today a collaboration with the integrated architecture and engineering design firm DIALOG, which has a presence in both Canada and the United States.

DIALOG is converting SpecLink’s content for the Canadian market for inclusion in SpecLink Cloud, BSD’s sophisticated database-driven specification platform. BSD and DIALOG will debut this innovation this week in Toronto at The Buildings Show / Construct Canada, the country’s largest building design and construction show.

Award-Winning Perkins+Will Adopts BSD SpecLink to Serve Texas Operations

The renowned architecture and design firm adds the industry’s most advanced specification platform to their arsenal of cutting-edge tools to remain at the leading edge of innovation.

Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD), the leading provider of specification content and software for the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner sectors, announced today that Perkins+Will's Dallas Office has adopted SpecLink in service of their specification writing operations across the state of Texas.

Consistently ranked one of the top five architectural firms in Dallas/Fort Worth, Perkins+Will's Dallas Office is home to more than 170 top design professionals. The firm integrated SpecLink-E into their workflow in October, and plans to advance to SpecLink Cloud.

BSD Invests in Expanding Leadership Team as Company Growth Accelerates with the Launch of SpecLink Cloud

A trio of forward-thinking industry experts brings a new level of skills and experience to BSD’s growing leadership team on the heels of SpecLink Cloud’s launch

Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD), a leading provider of specification content and software for the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner sectors, announced today three new additions to their leadership team.

Daimon Bridge, Lance Kirby, and Claudia Mueller bring industry-relevant sales, BIM expertise, and marketing leadership to fast-growing BSD, which is propelling the industry forward with innovative new technology like SpecLink Cloud, featuring seamless BIM integration and enhanced cloud collaboration.

BIM Integration Links Specs and Revit Models

The newly launched SpecLink Cloud makes it simple to seamlessly link specifications with models in Revit. BIM integration dramatically improves coordination and collaboration within the entire design team—and beyond.

Design professionals can now view and monitor changes in the model as the design evolves. It’s simple to view embedded BIM object data, and isolate individual objects or layers within the model. Immersive, 3D virtual walkthroughs can be viewed from anywhere; no additional Revit licenses are required to view integrated BIM models.

BSD forms innovative alliance with Construction Specifications Canada

Canadian design professionals can now access Canadian National Master Specifications (NMS) within the SpecLink platform , a significant advancement from creating specifications in word processing files.

Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) chose BSD as its exclusive partner to publish NMS, the country’s most comprehensive master specifications. The specifications are maintained by Canada’s National Research Council (NRC), the government’s leading research organization.

SpecLink is the first database-driven specification-writing platform to offer integrated specification content for both the U.S. and Canada. Canadian design professionals will benefit from SpecLink’s innovative tools, including the software’s intelligent database , cloud collaboration and BIM integration.

Launch of SpecLink Cloud revolutionizes coordination and collaboration

Cloud technology is changing the way specifications are coordinated, viewed and shared. Now teams can easily communicate feedback on any project from a common data environment that can be accessed from any web-enabled device.

Cloud sharing streamlines collaboration throughout the entire design and review process—and ensures that teams stay on the same page from pre-design through facility management. SpecLink Cloud’s industry-advancing innovations include seamless BIM integration, which gives design professionals unprecedented visibility.