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The 5 BIMandments of COBie

For ten years, Summit BIM Consulting has been working with owners to achieve a fully digital handover, including data collection and transfer to CMMS. Moving into the world of COBie, and digital project delivery it’s easy for even the smartest of project teams to lose sight of the basic principles that guide the process of…

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Summit BIM working with Lark Group on the Aldergrove Canada Border crossing

Summit BIM is facilitating the extraction of data from the information-rich Revit models to enable the digital transfer of data for Facilities Maintenance and Operations. In addition, Summit is working with the Lark Group and sub-trades to collect and collate all the additional documentation and data, typically assembled as paper in binders, in a digital…

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Top 3 Trends for BIM in 2015

As 2015 starts, people like to pull out and dust their crystal balls to identify what will be the biggest trends for BIM. On our end, we see the convergence of many exciting technologies. We can expect that many of these will improve productivity. The following are my best guesses (Edwin’s) for the coming year…

Dynamo for the 99% – Selecting objects a different way

Dynamo for the 99% – Selecting objects a different way

In the last post I showed how to create a simple Dynamo definition to select all rooms in a model to change their properties in one go. Selecting objects is the first step to do other interesting and useful things like filtering elements to later manipulate them. This post describes a different way of selecting…

Dynamo for the 99% – Select Rooms and Modify Parameters

Dynamo for the 99% – Select Rooms and Modify Parameters

Dynamo for the 99% will be a series of posts highlighting the use of Dynamo for practical data manipulation or time-saving tasks that could apply to most Revit users. I recently received an email asking how I had manipulated some room information in my webinar earlier this year. At the time I was living on…

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Evolving technology and project management will be explored

This article was authored by Shannon Moneo. It originally appeared in the Journal of Commerce on February 19, 2014. You can view the original here. While some construction companies may not realize it, harnessing digital data will become crucial to their productivity and success. At Buildex Vancouver, two experts in the use of digital data,…

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