This video from the recent Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium (SDSIC) conference discusses the partnership that integrates CAD, GIS and SBS design tools for the best-in-class solution for utility infrastructure design. Using CAD allows utilities to harness the power of BIM technology to increase productivity for design and construction all while integrating directly to GIS as a system of record.

Did you know that SBS Automated Utility Design (AUD) and our soon to be released version of Substation Design Suite (SDS) Physical both harness AutoCAD? They are also dynamically integrated with Esri’s Utility Network Management Extension and ArcGIS Professional. You will now be able to do substation and electric distribution design all in a common system!

Leveraging the power of CAD as a graphic work design tool gives your utility the advantage of retaining and recruiting the best designers in the industry using the most popular design platform in the world, Autodesk’s AutoCAD.