The National Institute of Building Sciences has completed development of a new guideline to help building owners and their design teams utilize building information modeling (BIM). The National BIM Guide for Owners (NBGO) draft is now available for public review and comment until Oct. 31.
According to a new white paper from the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), everyone in the construction industry has a different definition of BIM, and many in the sheet metal industry have not adopted it “because they lack a clear, practical understanding of what BIM could mean to them.”
Offers sharing of 3-D models between general contractors and subcontractors to reduce errors and time during bidding process
February 4, 2016
iSqFt and Assemble Systems announced that they have agreed to a strategic partnership that will integrate their respective commercial construction solutions to allow for the sharing of building information models (BIM).
The regional training conference expands with the addition of Las Vegas event
January 21, 2016
The BIM Workshops, a regional technology training conference for building information modeling (BIM) technology training, has announced its 2016 lineup of locations and dates. Hosted by U.S. CAD, the organization said it is expanding its multi-city footprint to include Las Vegas.
Report shows the positive impact of the technology on construction
December 23, 2015
The benefits of building information modeling (BIM) and other technology advancements that allow the exchange of information on design and construction projects, including improving labor productivity and reducing costs for construction companies, are just the beginning of what can be achieved, according to a new study.
Will provide uniformity in the delivery of BIM projects
October 26, 2015
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced it is kicking off development of a new guideline to help building owners and their design teams utilize building information modeling (BIM) during the building design, construction, and operations process and better support owners’ performance requirements.
Non-adoption of BIM could hinder the UK construction sector over the next year, according to research
September 21, 2015
BSRIA is concerned that three quarters of surveyors believe non-adoption of building information modeling (BIM) could seriously hinder the United Kingdom construction sector over the next year, according to research published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is presenting a new one-day conference specifically designed to address building information modeling (BIM) for owners, facility managers, and service providers.