Schneider Electric, a leading specialist in energy management, and Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and services, have signed a deal to collaboratively enhance current practices in building lifecycle management based on building information modelling (BIM).
As part of the memorandum of understanding (MoU), the two companies will explore ways to complement each other’s strengths to make buildings more energy efficient from the design and construction through operation and end-of-life phases., said a statement.
The collaboration may include new solutions and services in the areas of energy management, building automation and control, and workspace management, it said.
The joint efforts look to combine Schneider Electric’s expertise in electrical distribution, energy and building management solutions with Autodesk’s portfolio of BIM-based design and construction software such as Autodesk Revit and Autodesk BIM 360. … (read more)