Energy Efficiency

BIM News

ecobuild Day Two: Driving Change

A central aim of this year’s ecobuild is to drive real change across the built environment and this was a key theme throughout day two of the event (7th March 2018).

BIM News

ecobuild 2018: The news from day one

ecobuild 2018 kicked off with a bang and a demonstration that it is refusing to shy away from tackling the biggest global issues facing the built environment.

Analysis

BIM for Facility Management

The merging of information technology and facilities management is an inevitable trend nowadays. Making more energy efficient, more productive and more comfortable buildings for tenants and operators are the main goal of facilities managers.

BIM News

World Green Building Trends 2016 report released

It was a pleasure to support the formulation of the World Green Building Trends 2016 SmartMarket Report issued this week, thanks again to members of The BIM Hub for taking part. It really did touch ...

Market Research

World Green Building Trends 2016 SmartMarket Report

Focused on global green building growth, the report features the results of more than 1,000 survey participants from 69 countries and includes 13 country-specific profiles, as compared to nine in 2013.

Crews in Manhattanville, pictured above in an early phase of construction, are integrating sustainable practices into their work on Columbia's new campus.
Analysis

Columbia University Strives for Sustainable Construction

Columbia has long been working to integrate sustainable measures into construction practices at the Manhattanville campus, the first buildings of which will open in the fall.

Videos

Project Aquila: Combining BIM and IoT

Project Aquila aspires to solve the issue of power consumption (and maybe save a bit of energy and money) with a smart monitoring system for factories and commercial buildings that combines BIM and IoT.

Opinion

The Future of Building Technology

Our world is going through changes that have a substantial impact on our environment, dramatic population growth, urbanisation, global warming and resource shortages. These ongoing changes are forcing us to think in new ways.

Spacehus Homes, Blyth, Northumberland
Analysis

Zero Carbon Standards at Spacehus Homes

The need to build more energy efficient homes is becoming more apparent. Whilst alleviating the damage to our environment is a well-documented reason for doing so, the social and economic benefits of sustainability cannot be ...

Opinion

Applications of BIM in Construction Projects

BIM adoption rates are high. Governments are making BIM mandatory for construction projects; however this consciousness still has to reach up to the private sector clients.