AutoCAD June Flash Sale | Save 15% – 2 days only

Save on AutoCAD today! Save 15% on new 1-year and 3-year AutoCAD 2022 subscriptions. Don't miss out! Offer available June 7-8, 2022. Better workflows. Boosted productivity.  AutoCAD gives you seamless [...]

Autodesk 0% Financing for 3-Year M2S Renewals – May to July

0% Financing for 36 months on new and renewing 3-year Subscriptions switched from Maintenance. Offer valid from May 2, 2022 through July 18, 2022.* The Autodesk 0% Financing offer enables [...]

AutoCAD April Flash Sale| Save 15% – 4 days only

Save on AutoCAD today! Get the best value when you subscribe for 3 years. Save 15% on new 1-year and 3-year AutoCAD 2022 subscriptions. Don't miss out! Offer available April [...]

Autodesk 0% Financing for 3-Year M2S Renewals

0% Financing for 36 months on new and renewing 3-year Subscriptions switched from Maintenance. Offer valid from February 1, 2022 through April 18, 2022.* The Autodesk 0% Financing offer enables [...]

AutoCAD January Flash Sale| Save 15% – Limited Time

It's AutoCAD Flash Sale Week! Get the best value when you subscribe for 3 years. Save 15% on new 1-year and 3-year AutoCAD 2022 subscriptions. Don't miss out! Offer available [...]

AutoCAD Cyber Sale| Save 20% – Limited Time

It's AutoCAD Cyber Week! Get the best value when you subscribe for 3 years. Save 20% on new 1-year and 3-year AutoCAD 2022 subscriptions. Don't miss out! Offer available November [...]

Autodesk University 2021

Registration is open for AU 2021October 5-7, 2021Learn from industry experts who are progressing architecture, engineering, construction, design, manufacturing, and more.It all kicks off October 5th. It is virtual. And [...]

Intl. Mass Timber Conference

Kelar Pacific is pleased to support the 2021 International Mass Timber Conference taking place virtually this year. Experts from around the world will gather to explore the supply chain for [...]

2020 NECA Associate Member of the Year

NECA San Diego celebrated their 2021 annual installation of officers this week and announced Kelar Pacific as their 2020 Associate Member of the Year Award. We are honored to receive such [...]

2020 Bluebeam® Gold Partner of the Year

  Wow! What a surprise when we opened an email and learned Bluebeam had honored Kelar Pacific with the 2020 Bluebeam® Gold Partner of the Year Award for North America. [...]

Leica RTC360 Demo Special

Enjoy the benefits of 3D Laser Scanning to achieve the most accurate existing conditions and SAVE. The RTC360 Demo Special is $64,900 including the Basic CCP (customer care package). Limited [...]

Bluebeam Tips for Working Away from the Office

Many of our work days have changed to minimize the COVID-19 spread. We want to share useful tips on working with Bluebeam Revu and Studio remotely.   How Bluebeam is [...]

Keep Working with Deferred Financing

Kelar Pacific wants to do our part to help the AEC industry continue working on projects and doing what we do best  — designing, modeling and building. Your technology tools [...]

Autodesk Tips for Working Away from the Office

Many of our work days have changed over the past week and we want to help you make the switch to using your Autodesk software in your home, or remote [...]

AutoCAD 2021 New Features

AutoCAD® 2021 is now available and includes industry-specific toolsets, improved workflows across desktop, web, and mobile, and new features – see below. Drawing history Compare past and present versions of [...]

AECOM Digitizes Construction in Civil Infrastructure

AECOM on digital project delivery for civil infrastructure. Date/Time: February 25th  |  10:00am PST Inspire and collaborate are core values at AECOM. As the digital project delivery lead for civil [...]

Autodesk Price Increase Starts Feb-7

Autodesk Price Increase for New Multi-user and BIM 360 subscriptions  While we prefer to share details about special offers and flash sales, we also know budgeting for technology tools is [...]

Why Your Business Needs a Construction Management Platform

Digital construction is here, and Autodesk BIM 360 is ready to help. Date/Time: January 21st  |  9:00am PT Do you spend time moving field data around manually or living in [...]

Connected Construction: The Future of Building

The future of construction is here, and it is called the Autodesk Construction Cloud™. Date/Time: December 10th  |  11:00am PT Just announced at Connect & Construct in Las Vegas, the [...]

Bluebeam Gold Partner of the Year

Kelar Pacific is honored to receive the 2018-2019 Bluebeam Gold Partner of the Year Award. The 2019 Bluebeam eXtreme Conference (XCON) took place in our nation's capital in late August. [...]

ASA Affiliate of the Year

Kelar Pacific is honored to receive the 2018-2019 ASA San Diego Affiliate of the Year Award. The weather Friday evening matched the tropical air of the beautiful Catamaran Resort Hotel, [...]

Foundations of a Revit Project Template

Defining Needs, Prioritizing Wants - Episode 1 Every Revit project begins with a template, either a good one, or otherwise. The best way to create predictable success is to plan [...]

Musings on Learning and Teaching Revit

Stipulations To Take Onboard: Learning ultimately comes from within oneself. Biologically we remember limited stimuli by filtering out most of what our senses pickup. For instance, the things our unconscious [...]

Drone for Architecture – Episode 2

Episode 2: Laterna Magica I can still remember the day I returned to the office, having spent the better part of a day in the field sketching, measuring, and photographing [...]

The Autodesk University Experience

Autodesk University (AU) 2018 was my second time attending the conference, third if you count the year I went to the ATC summit followed by a day in the Exhibit [...]

Drones for Architecture – Episode 1

Episode 1: Veritas As an architect, you may wonder if can you leverage drone technology in your current workflow? The answer is – Yes! Let’s look at how and where […]

Point Cloud to Revit Model Automation

When you need to capture as-built conditions there are multiple methodologies to consider. A few of the high-tech options growing in popularity are LiDAR scanning & Photogrammetry to assist in […]

Drone Subcontracting

Outsourcing Drone Services for Efficiency and Cost Savings Can an architect design his own structural system or HVAC system? Yes, he can. Can the same architect also go out to […]

My Favorite Top 3 Revit 2019 New Features

Every year as the new Autodesk releases roll out, Revit devotees like me wonder how it will improve our work. As we all know, Revit is used by multiple AEC […]

Detailing BIM: No Lines Necessary

Revit is not a drafting software. Revit is not AutoCAD. CAD* is not BIM (*as understood in normal conversation). CAD* processes Do Not Work In BIM. Any part of “traditional” […]

Tips and Tricks for implementing technology at your organization

As the use of technology is becoming more and more prevalent in the construction industry you may be asking yourself how you can implement such a huge change in your […]

Autodesk University 2017 – What to look for in 2018

The BIG Picture – Autodesk® Forge, the Development Platform for the Future Autodesk University (AU) 2017 highlighted Autodesk® Forge as the proven foundation for creating connective technology. With Forge API […]

4 Ways Autodesk Desktop Connector Improves AEC Cloud Collaboration Workflows

Autodesk provides numerous cloud-based solutions to the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry facilitating collaboration between project teams throughout the project lifecycle. One  solution is BIM 360 Team, a project-centric […]

Construction Design Phases vs BIM Levels of Development – Part 4 of 4

What is considered the industry standard of LODs? Today, there is no official LOD Standard, or a requirement for one in the U.S.  Several organizations are providing LOD Specification Workbooks […]

Construction Design Phases vs BIM Levels of Development – Part 3 of 4

What are the Definitions of BIM Levels of Development? The following reflects the general consensus of the most widely used LOD Definitions: LOD 100: A Conceptual Model where parameters like area, […]

Construction Design Phases vs BIM Levels of Development – Part 2 of 4

It’s important for contractors to understand the various LOD’s for each trade at any point so they can provide related cost and scheduling that is measured by the same design […]

Construction Design Phases vs BIM Levels of Development – 1 of 4

Design Phases of Construction The construction industry has utilized the “Design Phases of Construction” as milestones for measuring how complete the overall design of a construction projects was. Generally they […]