AUD 7.3 Goes Underground

by Jim Lucas on November 13, 2018

Latest SBS Release Offers New Advancements in Underground Utility Design

With the recent release of Automated Utility Design™ 7.3 (AUD), SBS continues to push the envelope for modeling and designing distribution utility assets. This post will bring you up to date on the latest enhancements we have made to our underground design functionality.

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SBS RELEASES SUBSTATION DESIGN SUITE™ (SDS) PHYSICAL DESIGN 7.3 FOR AUTODESK INVENTOR

by Jack Hopson on October 25, 2018

New in SDS 7.3

The SDS Model Editor and SD Model Cloud will now be replaced with the new Utility Content Hub™ (UCH). UCH gives you direct access to utilitycontent.com without ever having to leave Autodesk Inventor. UCH also has additional tools to add SDS intelligence to individual models and prepare models for design checks.

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Jack HopsonSBS RELEASES SUBSTATION DESIGN SUITE™ (SDS) PHYSICAL DESIGN 7.3 FOR AUTODESK INVENTOR

SBS ANNOUNCES THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF UTILITY CONTENT WITH FULL ACCESS FOR SDS CUSTOMERS UNTIL 2020

by Jack Hopson on October 25, 2018

Utility Content for Substation Design Suite

 

LAKEWOOD, CO —SBS announces the release of Utility Content for Substation Design Suite™ (SDS). The announcement was made at the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium (SDSIC) Spring meeting in Alexandria, LA. This follows the SBS 2017 beta program that tested Content Configurators and included a limited availability release of Utility Content. The predecessor site, Substation3D.com, has since been decommissioned.

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Jack HopsonSBS ANNOUNCES THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF UTILITY CONTENT WITH FULL ACCESS FOR SDS CUSTOMERS UNTIL 2020

Evergreen IT Meets Automated Utility Design™ (AUD)

by Dennis Beck on August 29, 2018

Managing Total Cost of Ownership for Utility Design Software

Dennis Beck, David Wilbur, SBS 

We have recently released the latest version of our Automated Utility Design™ product and are quite excited about the continued progression the product has made as we focus on our three primary themes of improved design throughput, world-class configurable integration and a continued commitment to reduce total cost of ownership. 

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Congratulations to the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium

by Ryan on February 1, 2018

Congratulations to the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium for hitting the 500 active member milestone!  It started 5 years ago with some key partners and a few great customers and it has turned into the leading gathering for substation design professionals.  SBS relies heavily on input from the SDSIC and we hope all of the members continue to enjoy the website and semi-annual conferences.  We appreciate all the valuable information that is exchanged between the members.

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Commercial Release of Automated Utility Design™ 7.2

by SBS Admin on January 19, 2018

SBS is pleased to announce the commercial release of Automated Utility Design™ 7.2

SBS has released the latest version of our industry leading electric, gas and water distribution design tool – Automated Utility Design™ (AUD).  Enhancements were implemented based on the feedback of our Peer Utility Group (PUG) and the 17 new customers we’ve added in the past year. Below is a selection from the enhancements to AUD:

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SBS Welcomes Chris Ducote

by SBS Admin on January 17, 2018

SBS is pleased to announce Chris Ducote has joined out team! Chris started in the Utility Industry in 2005 with Central Louisiana Electric Company, using GIS to map electric networks and substation property acquisitions. In 2012, Chris accepted a role with Dis-Tran, a leading provider of Packaged Substation solutions. It was there he developed extensive substation design skills, with a particular focus on the advantages gained by using SBS’ Substation Design Suite™ for 3D design. His knowledge of process automation, geospatially-aligned substation design and GIS make him a great addition to our growing team of experts.  Welcome, Chris!

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PPL Electric Utilities to Host Spring Substation Design Consortium Meeting

by SBS Admin on January 8, 2018

PPL Electric Utilities will be hosting the Spring meeting of the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium (SDSIC) April 9 – 12 at the PPL Conference Center at Walbert, near Allentown, PA.  The SDSIC is a group of utilities, consulting engineers and key vendors that have adopted or are considering adoption of SBS’ Substation Design Suite™ software products. Member utilities host conferences on a rotating basis.  Last year’s Fall meeting was held at San Diego Gas and Electric and hosted nearly 200 substation design professionals from utilities and leading engineering firms.  For more information on the SDSIC please visit http://www.sdsconsortium.com/. More information on Substation Design Suite™ can be found at  http://substationdesignsuite.com/.

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Join SBS at DistribuTECH 2018

by SBS Admin on January 8, 2018

SBS will be at the DistribuTECH 2018 Utility Conference & Exhibition this year in San Antonio.  Please join us at the Autodesk booth, #1471, where we will be showing the latest in integrated design solutions for utilities.  On display will be the SBS Substation Design Suite™, the world’s leading 3D substation design software and Automated Utility Design™, the integrated utility distribution design software based on AutoCAD.  SBS will also be demonstrating integrated workflows based on the Utility DataHub™ suite of software products.

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SBS and Burns & McDonnell Announce Partnership

by SBS Admin on October 13, 2017

Spatial Business Systems (SBS) and Burns & McDonnell are partnering to elevate the successful execution of 2D to 3D transitions of our clients.

SBS will continue to deliver world class utility solutions while Burns & McDonnell will provide utility-specific project execution, providing our clients a single partnership solutions for projects, saving time and increasing collaboration.

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