Building Information Modelling (BIM)

What is BIM?

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is an integrated and collaborative approach to construction. A process that involves creating and using an intelligent 3D model to inform and communicate project decisions and streamline facilities management.

Benefits of BIM

  • Fewer errors and omissions - BIM allows construction projects to be digitally modelled from start to finish. This allows architects to simulate processes to check for hazard

  • Collaborating with owners and design firms - Communication in construction just got so much simpler. A picture says a thousand words...

  • A complete, accurate, 3D interactive digital model says even more! Leading to smoother, easier delivery.

  • Reducing rework - The positive impact of reduced rework (mainly due to mistakes or miscalculations) is possibly the biggest factor on the project’s cost.

  • Reduced construction cost - The reduced costs come from a whole array of factors; Greater accuracy of project phasing, Greater accuracy of material orders, Reduced project duration, Improved safety, and Reduced rework.

  • Government legislation - BIM Level2 becomes a legal requirement for any public project tendered from April 4th 2016. will then validate BIM data (COBie UK) from October 2016.

How we can help?

  • BIM files for the majority of our products can be downloaded directly from the individual product pages of this website via the download resources button.

  • Authoring BIM - We work with the industry leading Revit® software, Vectorworks® and ArchiCAD® to create all our BIM objects. Autodesk Revit® the largest BIM software provider in the UK; Compatible with majority of the UK market, also offering the ability to author out in .IFC OpenBIM.

  • BIM Objects created from our original manufacturing drawings - Intricate detail, Realism and definition, Up to date, On average each model is less than 0.8mb, and Parametric objects.

  • In House Creation - In house architecturally trained BIM Manager, Our team author all our models, Greater accuracy, Faster, Up to date, and Unrivalled technical support.

  • High level of information - Over 100 pieces of data attached to each model, COBie (Construction Operations& Building Information Exchange), IFC – Upper tier data, NBS Create – New building spec data, British Standard (BS1192:4), Future proofing, Keeping up to date.

  • Collaborative - Aid Level2 Compliance, Easier to use, Pre-Assembled models, Tailor made options, Dynamic market, Commercial &Residential Product.8. Realistic Renders.
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