Posts Tagged ‘BIM’

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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,...Read More...

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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...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: SimCity…For Buildings!

User interfaces in intelligent buildings are taking the lead from the computer gaming...Read More...

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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...Read More...

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013...Read More...

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Professional Development: Construction Disruption

As they pass the emergent stage, BIM and cloud computing will continue to impact project delivery. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility...Read More...

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Professional Development: Avoid Construction Rework

Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being...Read More...

IFMA Announces Building Information Modeling Community Of Practice

The development and use of BIM provides value to Architects, Engineers & Contractors (AEC) by reducing project risk, costs, and time while improving the overall quality of the project via improved communication and collaboration of design intent....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Takes Responsibility For BIM Errors?

If an AEC professional uses BIM for a building project and one of the components fails due to a problem with the software, who is ultimately...Read More...

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Professional Development: A Step Above The Rest

Facility professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in demand at healthcare and higher education...Read More...