Model Streaming® Frequently Asked Questions
Thank you for your interest in Model Streaming®, VDC Partner’s BIM Direct Budgeting Software. The intent of the following FAQ is to provide answers to common questions that we hear from the construction industry. Please contact us if you have other questions concerning Model Streaming or VDC Partners.
What does the VDC Partners acronym mean?
What is the meaning behind the name Model Streaming?
What are the top three features that make Model Streaming different from other construction estimating products?
What ROI can I expect for Model Streaming?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using nationally recognized databases of construction labor and material costs?
How often will we receive updates for Model Streaming?
How will I receive Model Streaming updates?
How are users of Model Steaming registered?
If Model Streaming does quantity take-off for an estimator, how does an estimator get a feel for the project?
If an estimator does not use Revit today, how long will it take him or her to learn the basic tools in Revit to review and assign the object assembly codes?
Do estimators have to load their assembly code target costs every time they use Model Streaming?
Is the construction company’s confidential cost data secure?
What is Model Streaming Central?
What is Model Streaming?
Does Model Streaming give an estimator the ability to add their own assembly codes?
Is Model Streaming difficult to learn?
Can estimators import their existing database into Model Streaming?