Content related to ‘BIM’
Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.
The Facility Ops Challenge, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Total Learning Research Institute (TLRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), empowers students to perform as facility managers responsible for maintaining a virtual base on Mars while learning about building systems and the importance of teamwork.
User interfaces in intelligent buildings are taking the lead from the computer gaming industry.
When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning process?
This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013 issue.
As they pass the emergent stage, BIM and cloud computing will continue to impact project delivery. From the March 2013 issue of Today’s Facility Manager.
Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being proactive.
The development and use of BIM provides value to Architects, Engineers & Contractors (AEC) by reducing project risk, costs, and time while improving the overall quality of the project via improved communication and collaboration of design intent.
If an AEC professional uses BIM for a building project and one of the components fails due to a problem with the software, who is ultimately responsible?
Facility professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in demand at healthcare and higher education institutions.