MCERF underwrites industry-critical research conducted by leading researchers and consultants. Such research provides our best chance to address our industry's biggest challenges.
Examples of MCERF-funded research projects are:
- the MCERF Complexity Measurement Tool (CMT)
- Achieving Spatial Coordination Through BIM – A Guide for Specialty Contractors to help MEP contractors reconcile and incorporate leading edge technologies and processes into their projects’ spatial coordination efforts.
- Hololens Project - MCERF underwrote a project wherein Iowas State intern Joe Hines who was hired by Waldinger Corporation of Omaha, NE to develop ideas and uses for Mircrosoft's Hololens product to aid the mechanical contracting industry. Hines demonstrated his findings and the use of Hololens at MCAA 2017 in San Diego, CA and made his finding available in a white paper.