In the ever-evolving world of building information modeling, putting process before technology solves fundamental issues. Read on as the authors touch on Agile, common roles, and BIM’s fate over the course of a project.
In just over two weeks, the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance® will release the latest edition of the nation’s consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM).
How many energy-efficient or certified buildings are not living up to the label? Very, very many, if this Ohio commissioning/auditing firm’s experience is close to typical. They report on common weaknesses in efficiency strategies and on real-life patterns of upgrades gone wrong across an array of equipment types. While flaws in well-intentioned processes remain, a more careful investment of human energy can still yield the desired reduction in building energy.