Solutions and Software for Building Technology

Building technology is characterized by a high level of technical complexity, innovation and interdisciplinary cooperation in order to make buildings safer, more efficient and more comfortable. We support you with solutions and software for digital building technology.

PDM, PLM and CAD for Building Technology

Building technology has become increasingly digital in recent years, and there is also a strong focus on sustainability. We help you to implement digital solutions in your daily work and to maximize the benefits of your systems. With digital software for data management and CAD software for building technology, your workflows and processes are optimized.

Promoting Digitalization and Sustainability in Building Technology

The building technology industry is strongly characterized by technological innovations. New materials, techniques and systems are constantly being developed to make buildings more efficient, safer and more environmentally friendly.

A growing awareness of sustainability and energy efficiency is driving the development and implementation of technologies that reduce energy consumption in buildings. These include, for example, energy-efficient heating and cooling systems, LED lighting and intelligent building control systems.

Therefore, it is important to develop innovative solutions to meet the evolving requirements of buildings. This can be made possible by using digital software from the PDM, PLM and CAD areas and by integrating Building Information Modeling (BIM).

Discover our wide range of services now – from process consulting, implementation and individual software development to training and support. You can rely on our decades of experience – we are happy to meet your individual requirements and wishes.


Challenges in Building Technology

Companies in the building technology industry face a variety of challenges that can affect their business operations and their ability to provide high-quality services and operate successfully in the market. Here are some of these challenges:

New Technologies

The fast development of new technologies in building technology requires continuous adaptation and investment. Companies must ensure that their employees have the necessary know-how to use these technologies effectively.

Various Regulations

Compliance with building regulations, standards and legal requirements is often complex and time-consuming. Companies must ensure that their projects comply with all applicable regulations, which often requires compliance with various standards.

Shortage of Skilled Employees

There is currently a shortage of well-qualified staff on the job market, particularly in the fields of engineering, technology and manufacturing. Recruiting and retaining talented employees can be a challenge, especially for SMEs.

Limited Budget

The costs of materials, staff and equipment are difficult to calculate and put a strain on the budget of building technology companies. In addition, unforeseen costs can arise during a project, which can affect profitability.

Solutions for Building Technology

There is a wide range of solutions that can help companies in the building technology industry to optimize their processes, increase efficiency and improve their service. Here are a few examples:

CAD Software for Building Technology

CAD software enables companies to create and analyze detailed 3D models of buildings. These models are used for the planning, design and construction of buildings, which reduces errors, increases efficiency and improves collaboration between different teams.

BIM Software for Building Technology

BIM software can be used to create 3D models of a building that contain comprehensive information about building components and their properties in addition to geometric properties. This information ranges from materials and dimensions to technical data such as pipe routes, ventilation systems and electrical installations.

Data Management Software

Although product data management (PDM) systems were originally developed for the manufacturing industry, they have also been used in the field of building technology, e.g. in the areas of data organization, versioning and revisioning, change management and collaboration. PLM solutions expand on this and capture the entire life cycle.

Software for Building Technology

Discover popular CAD and BIM software solutions for building technology now.

Ann-Kathrin Fritsche, Customer Success Manager

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FAQ About Software Solutions in Building Technology

Current challenges in building technology include technological change, a shortage of skilled professionals, increasing regulatory requirements and the need to provide energy-efficient solutions. Companies must be flexible to integrate new technologies, recruit and retain talent, comply with complex regulations and develop sustainable solutions to meet the needs of a changing environment.

Digitalization in building technology offers numerous benefits, including improved energy efficiency, higher comfort levels for users, optimized operating processes, faster troubleshooting and resolution, and the ability to use data for long-term performance analysis. By integrating digital systems, buildings can be operated more safely, efficiently and sustainably.

Technological solutions for building technology include intelligent building automation systems, sensors, energy management systems, digital control technology and Building Information Modeling (BIM). These solutions enable efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, lighting, security systems and the optimization of energy consumption and operating processes.

Sustainability plays a central role in building technology as it helps to reduce the environmental impact of buildings. By using energy-efficient technologies, renewable energies, sustainable building materials and intelligent building automation systems, buildings can be designed to be more environmentally friendly, resulting in lower energy consumption, lower operating costs and a positive contribution to climate protection in the long term.

Are you Already on the Way to a Digital Factory?

The digital factory, also known as the “smart factory”, integrates modern technologies to optimize production processes. Automation, optimal collaboration, connected systems and real-time data enable more efficient production, quality control and resource utilization, resulting in increased productivity. Discover all the benefits of the digital factory now and find out how we can support you on the road to a smart factory.

Our Core Services

Process Consulting

With our process consulting you understand the challenges, derive possible potentials and decide together for more success.


When executing your project, benefit from our decades of consulting and implementation experience.

Software Development

Do you need individual software development? Cideon offers tailor-made solutions tailored to your processes.


We can provide professional training in English for selected Autodesk software, PRO.FILE, SAP ECTR and more.


Cideon Support offers 24/7 support for your CAD, PDM, PLM environment and ensures long-term security.

Laser Scanning with Cideon: Precise 3D Models for Your Planning Basis

Discover the benefits of 3D laser scanning for your factory and layout planning! State-of-the-art laser technology enables the precise assessment and documentation of existing plants and buildings. This creates detailed 3D models that serve as the basis for efficient planning and optimization. Reduce planning errors, save time and costs and improve your production processes.

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Why Cideon?

Cideon advises and supports companies in optimizing their product development processes - from conception and engineering to production and service. We stand for:

Decades of Expertise

Rely on decades of practical experience in system integration and process consulting. Cideon understands your business challenges in digital transformation and supports you with unique solutions along the entire value chain.

Customized Engineering

Benefit from customized solutions with Cideon software and interfaces. Integrative, powerful and perfectly tailored to your individual daily business needs.


End-to-End Process Consulting

Transform your digital requirements into corporate (added) value. We simplify your processes, map them digitally and make them economically viable - across functions and divisions throughout the entire product development process.  

International Cooperation

Trust in a strong group of companies. Cideon is part of the family-owned, globally active Friedhelm Loh Group and is based on the principles of customer-oriented and sustainable corporate management.


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