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Stay up-to-date on the latest building industry news and updates, tips for estimating construction projects, and information about Vision 2 Estimating with our collection of recent articles.

May 15, 2024

How 3D Construction Models Can Help with Labour Shortages

The construction industry, like many others, was dealt a severe blow during COVID, when supply chain issues raised material costs and pushed back deadlines. Moving out of the pandemic era,…
May 6, 2024

Video: Why building in the office in 3D is always best

Watch how a simple drawing mistake in 2D can be easily discovered in 3D – saving time, effort and costly mistakes. See for yourself how a design that looks fine…
April 22, 2024

Podcast: Overcoming construction challenges with V2E and MBA SA

Join Tom Lawson, our Business & Product Development Manager, in an engaging discussion hosted by Master Builders SA. This 20-minute podcast covers timely topics like labour shortages, pre-construction planning, and…
BIM in constructionGeneral
March 21, 2024

BIM in construction: Are you getting left behind?

Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is transforming the way we design, construct, and manage buildings. It's not just about creating detailed 3D models; it's about making every phase of construction…
Michael Read PodcastGeneral
February 22, 2024

Podcast: How you can make estimating easier

Our owner and founder, Michael Read, joins Mick Hawes from Builders Business Blackbelt in The ToolShed Podcast. Together, they discuss how builders can take back valuable time by 'asking who…
October 13, 2023

Podcast: Master the art of estimating, with Tom Lawson

Watch a recent episode of APB's Professional Builders Secrets with V2E's own Tom Lawson, discussing the importance of accurate estimating, how V2E generates accurate residential building estimates using unique 3D…
August 14, 2023

The estimation dilemma: Software, outsourcing, or in-house?

Every residential builder has to provide estimates. It’s just part of the job. A good estimate allows you to plan and budget for what materials and labour you need ahead…
February 10, 2023

Six benefits of an accurate builder’s estimate amidst inflation

With inflation rising across the board, the construction industry is not immune. The South Australian construction industry saw the highest inflation in the country last year. Finding ways to save on…
January 31, 2023

Three important questions builders get asked by new build clients – do you know how to handle them?

See our run down for builders and know how to answer your client's questions. As a builder, it is important to come to any new build meeting prepared for questions.…
January 6, 2023

How does building estimating work?

Building estimating is the process of determining the costs associated with a construction project. This involves calculating the materials, labor, and equipment necessary to complete the project, as well as…

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