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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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Government Construction Strategy Level 2 BIM delivers on four-year deadline

The successful delivery of the Government Construction Strategy (GCS) Level 2 BIM (Building Information Modelling) objectives represents “an internationally unparalleled achievement on the journey towards the digitalisation of the built environment sector” according to BIM Task Group chairman Mark Bew ...

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SWG paper bridges BIM and CAFM gap for FMs

Service Works Group (SWG) has published a white paper to help facilities managers embrace Building Information Technology, following the results of a BIM4FM task group survey which revealed that 62 per cent of the FM community believe that Building Information Modelling ...

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Only one in six firms are ‘fully ready’ for BIM deadline

New research has found that fewer than one in six businesses (16 per cent) in the building services sector are ‘fully ready’ to use Building Information Modelling (BIM) on projects. With the government deadline for mandatory use of ‘BIM Level 2’ ...

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Last few days to complete building services BIM survey

A new survey which explores the readiness of the building services sector to engage with BIM (Building Information Modelling) within the next six to 12 months is set to close in less than a week. The sector-wide BIM readiness survey, being run by the ...

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New survey launched on ‘BIM readiness’ in the building services sector

A new study which will explore the readiness of the building services sector to engage with BIM (Building Information Modelling) within the next six to 12 months has been launched by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) alongside the Chartered Institution of Building Services ...

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Ready for the BIM revolution Knightsbridge Furniture BIM components now available online

A comprehensive series of Building Information Modelling (BIM) components has been developed by Knightsbridge Furniture covering the company’s collections of seating, tables and cabinets across the hospital, care and mental health sectors. The components can be downloaded free of charge ...

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