Posts Tagged ‘BIM’

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buildingSMART alliance Releases NBIMS-US™ Version 3

The National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance® has released the latest edition of the nation’s consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM). The National BIM Standard-United States® (NBIMS-US™) Version 3 (V3) covers the full life cycle of... [...]

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Capture Building Features With Leica Pegasus:Backpack

Leica Geosystems has introduced its Leica Pegasus:Backpack, a wearable sensor platform that combines five high-dynamic cameras (which work in variety of light conditions), and a LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) profiler. This mobile mapping tool creates a 3D view indoors or outdoors for real estate project documentation. Weighing approximately 28 pounds (13 kg), the backpack features an ergonomic carbon fiber chassis, For... [...]

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Three Tips For Leveraging BIM In Facility Management

Facility executives can derive more value from BIM within their facilities management system when employing these... [...]

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Friday Funny: Make Work More Like Play With Emerging Technology

By adding the VR component to BIM, facility management could start to feel more like a game than a... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Benefits Of BIM

What benefits have you gleaned from the use of BIM in your facility projects? What challenges have you... [...]

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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

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,... [...]

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Facility Management In Space!

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... [...]

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FRIDAY FUNNY: SimCity…For Buildings!

User interfaces in intelligent buildings are taking the lead from the computer gaming... [...]

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS And BIM Training

When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning... [...]

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013... [...]