Building Information Modeling

Arrow Engineering strives to be an industry leader when it comes to the application of advanced practices and research.  As a fully integrated buildings engineering firm, we make it our business to utilize leading industry tools; these include Revit®, Civil 3D®,  and Navisworks®, in addition to AutoCAD®, and use of Lync®. We take pride in our ability to adopt new industry technologies and best practices, and overall disposition toward innovation.   We have invested significant time in the development of our BIM processes, strategy plans, workflow processes and methodologies and BIM model management procedures, Revit® content development, Revit® standards and modeling best practice guidelines. Our BIM design team offers a range of services that include:


  • HVAC distribution systems
  • Mechanical rooms
  • Domestic water, sanitary/vent, storm drainage
  • Piping for specialist systems (natural gas, lab, medical, etc.)
  • Data exchange from mechanical analysis software


  • Power distribution systems and lighting systems
  • Data exchange from lightning analysis software
  • Placement of light fixtures, switches, receptacles, data/phone, panel boards, and distribution equipment and lighting schedules


  • Building framing and detailing (structural steel, concrete, timber and masonry)
  • Foundation systems (slabs, walls, piles, etc.)
  • Data exchange from structural analysis software


  • Import/export topographical data
  • 3D Dynamic surfaces
  • Pond design
  • Cut/fill analysis
  • Pipe networks for storm and sanitary systems

We make use of BIM Technology to deliver highly integrated, and detailed, 3D building solutions to our valued clients. Leveraging this technology is not a new endeavor to Arrow, having made the commitment to develop our BIM environment, resources, and dedicated team members in the early part of 2009. To date, the Arrow team has delivered on new construction and renovation projects that are representative of more than $200 million in total construction value. The following is a measure of experience, in various stages of design and construction.

  • CKUA Broadcast Centre, Edmonton, AB
  • Jasper Shared School Facility, Jasper, AB
  • Landmark Factory Expansion, Edmonton, AB
  • Gateway Business Park Cabinet Factory, Edmonton, AB
  • Ledgeview Business Centre, Parkade and Court Yard, Edmonton, AB
  • Village at Blackmud Creek, Office B Phase 2, Edmonton, AB
  • Henday Industrial Park, Edmonton, AB
  • Horizon Energy Park, Lloydminister, AB
  • CO-OP at Battleford, Square Gas Bar and Store, Saskatoon, SK
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