Commissioning BIM

Dec. 5, 2011

With building information modeling (BIM) gaining steam as a facilities management tool, many owners are excited to commission this game-changing technology for their buildings.

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The State of Smart Technology in Commercial Buildings

Things are changing fast in the world of facility management with smart technology accessibility and availability.

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How Effective Are LCA Studies in Building Code Evaluation?
There is no actual “correct” answer with an LCA study, only relative points of comparison. This is one of many reasons why the scope of ISO 14400 warns against the use of LCAs for regulatory purposes. Click here for complete article …
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Thought Leaders of Our Energy Future
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Using BIM to Accommodate Tight Budgets and Schedules
While KAI has designed many of the university's buildings; this facility is KAI's second project on the campus to utilize Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology.
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