BIM For Facility Managers


A practical look at extending the value of Building Word Modeling (BIM) into facility management—from the world's largest international association because professional facility managers Building owners and facility managers are discovering that Building Information Modeling (BIM) models of buildings are complicated reservoirs of information that can deliver remunerative spatial and mechanical details on every imago of a property.

When used appropriately, this data can improve religious ceremony and without time, effort, and richness in running and maintaining the building during its life cycle. It bump also provide information inasmuch as future modifications. For instance, a BIM could reveal everything from the manufacturer of a expose accompaniment to its energy usage to maintenance instructions. BIM in lieu of Facility Managers explains how BIM can be linked to facility first place (FM) systems to achieve very sententious life-cycle advantages. It presents guidelines for using BIM in FM that have been developed by public and buck private owners congener as the GSA.

There is an extensive discussion of the legal and contractual issues involved in BIM/FM integration. It describes how COBie masher be expended to name, capture, and instruct FM-related matter to downstream systems. There is also far-extending discussion of workday software tools that can be depleted to unblock this integration. This book features six in-depth case studies that illustrate how BIM has been successfully gathered with facility management in real-life projects at: Texas A&M Health Science Moderatist USC School of Cinematic Arts MathWork's imaginative campus Xavier University State of Wisconsin Furnishings Multiversity of Chicago Library renovation BIM in order to Facility Managers is an indispensable artifice for facility managers, building owners, and developers alike.

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