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Security needs to be integral to BIM

The security industry is being too slow to adopt and adapt to Building Information Modelling (BIM) and reap the benefits it can bring in the design and commissioning of new security installations says integrated fire and security solutions business, Evolution. ...

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Reaping the benefits of BIM

According to a speaker at the RICS Digital Built Environment Conference a key tipping point for the adoption of BIM (Building Information Modelling) will come once digital asset management systems can freely enable clients to accept and use BIM data ...

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We’ve got the POWER

Lee McDougall of AHR Building Consultancy explains how the integration of BIM and FM software has the potential to transform the management and maintenance of buildings Once considered a niche pursuit prized among architects for its use in major new ...

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Forward with BIM

Facilities management practice is changing as FMs find new ways to collect and use data for improved building management. BIM is central to this, as Gary Watkins, CEO of Service Works Group, explains BIM (building information modelling) has been hailed ...

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BIM:SAM – A Revolutionary Way To Optimise And Future-Proof Your Buildings In A Digital Age

     Strategic asset management within the BIM environment; bringing all the information you need into one building model. EVORA EDGE, the technical engineering division of leading independent sustainability consultancy EVORA, has recently launched BIM:SAM, a new approach to building ...

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New BIFM guide published for FMs on BIM construction projects

Futuristic buildings

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched a new guide for FM professionals working with clients on Building Information Modelling (BIM) construction projects. The guide titled Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) is a practical document that has been put together to ...

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BIFM launches Good Practice Guide – The Role of FM in BIM Projects

A new Good Practice Guide to assist facilities management professionals involved in construction and refurbishment projects understand Building Information Modelling (BIM) has been published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). The Role of FM in BIM Projects guide, supported by ...

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BIFM updates FM Professional Standards to include BIM

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has incorporated Building Information Modelling (BIM) into the Facilities Management Professional Standards to reflect the growing impact it has on the working practices of FM professionals. The latest addition follows a survey conducted ...

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EVC system BIM objects announced by UK manufacturer

Baldwin Boxall has announced the availability of BIM objects for their two Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) systems – Omnicare and CARE2. The drawings are freely available from the company to anyone upon request. BIM (Building Information Modelling) increases efficiency, reduces ...

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BSRIA launches revised Building Services Specifications guide

BSRIA has launched its new Model Format for Building Services Specifications (BG56/2016). The guide, revised in 2016, is a joint venture with CIBSE and BESA (previously B&ES). It provides a model format for building services specifications that will aid efficiency and ...

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