Tag: BIM

Don’t know your BIM levels or your AIM from your PIM? Our essential glossary lets you harness BIM’s fullest potential.

Essential BIM Terminology

Often just considered 3D design, building information modeling (BIM) also acts as a collaborative work platform. It can improve speed and accuracy, increase efficiency, and set up an overall plan for construction phases.

/ September 6, 2017
Use BIM and Viewpoint software to easily track LEED credits and submit for certification.

5 Ways BIM Can Help You Reach LEED Certification

We understand the importance of designing and building with the environment in mind. Our Portland, Oregon, headquarters is a LEED Gold certified building, and we’re committed to helping our customers reach LEED certification on projects as well.

/ August 23, 2017

Half Full Or Half Empty?

A Response to the whitepaper BIM: What Clients Really Think. When you watch re-runs of Dad’s Army do you believe Private Frazer when he informs the platoon that “we’re doomed” or do you laugh? From my perspective, the UK Construction...

/ April 21, 2016

Sydney Build 2016 – Working Together for Australia

Contributed by Monike Oliveira, Viewpoint Lead Development Specialist, Australia Sydney Build Expo 2016 This year’s Sydney Build, held the 10 -11 of March, was held in a beautiful industrial area just a 5-minute walk from Redfern Station in central Sydney –The...

/ April 5, 2016

BIM Level 3 UK Budget Announcement

In case like me at first you missed it, hidden away in the Digital Section[1] of Chancellor George Osborne’s 2016 UK Budget was the following announcement: The Digital Built Britain – Level 3 Building Information Modelling Strategic Plan[2] set out...

/ March 23, 2016

What is COBie?

Last week we looked at why we need COBie. This week I’m going to look at what COBie actually is. COBie is a vehicle for sharing what is predominantly non-graphical data about a facility. It was developed in the US...

/ March 10, 2016