Over 50% of the cost of maintaining a building is what is called operations and maintenance which is comprised of administration, maintenance and repairs, and restoration projects. In most building construction projects, even if BIM is used for design and construction, the building information (specifications, submittal information including equipment and performance data and warranties, finished information, O&M manuals, panel schedules, and the building control system) required for operations and maintenance has to be (re)collected after completion of construction even though the designers and contractors may have already collected this information… read full article
An 11km long “smart motorway” upgrade to the M25 was completed 14 weeks ahead of schedule thanks to extensive use of BIM, said Skanska Balfour Beatty, the joint venture that carried out the works… read full article
BIM Academy, the joint venture between BIM academics at Northumbria University and Ryder Architecture, is launching a new “BIM for FM” consultancy service after successfully trialling its approach at Sydney Opera House… read full article
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How Government Soft Landings, In-Use data and models can support the 2025 Industrial Strategy.
Our super-informative half day conference rounds off the summer series with the opportunity to hear key government and industry leading figures presenting on GSL, how industry is adopting BIM and what the future of BIM – Level 3 – might look like.
This not-to-be-missed event will offer presentations, workshops, quick fire Pecha Kuchas and the opportunity to network over a BBQ and a pint of Yorkshire real ale.