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CIBSE – Elevator PDT ready for review

Recently the British CIBSE organisation has release a BIM "Product Data Template" (PDT)  for elevators. If you fill your project data into the file, the result will become the "Elevator BIM Product Data Sheet" (PDS). The PDS should be sent to the architect or builder...

PAS 1192 bsi.-London Masterclass passed

This week I passed the PAS 1192 masterclass by the bsi. I am currently sitting at Heathrow airport and using the time to collect my impressions. The bsi. infrastructure / destination dispatch elevator Probably not important to anybody else except me. The bsi. Building...

Have you ever heard: “Levels of BIM maturity”

Ouuh, there are some many different "levels" BIM experts are talking about: Level of Detail, Level of development. Today I came across another one from the UK: "Levels of BIM maturity". (For the article click here) There are four levels available; level 0 to 3. Below...

Good example of elevator LOD workflow

From the Autodesk "Business of BIM" Blog Even the article is from 2012, it is still interesting. Bob explains the different LOD stages for elevators. ........ In the matrix of the E202, each Model Element is developed to the level appropriate for the milestone...

Evaluation of Dopplers “easy2PLAN” tool

Recently , Doppler, a well known Greek elevator manufacturer has released its online configuration tool "easy2PLAN". Since I saw the link on LinkedIn, I thought: Ok, give it a try. The tool is comparable easy to use. Unfortunately, even after using the default values...

New LOD specification – 2015 DRAFT

LOD: The Level of Development (LOD) Specification is a reference that enables practitioners in the AEC Industry to specify and articulate with a high level of clarity the content and reliability of Building Information Models (BIMs) at various stages in the design and...

Have you seen “Adsimulo” ?

I recently came across a cool video from Movvéo, formerly Lerch Bates. Interesting tool to simulate and visualize elevators in the building to be designed. I am in contact with the developers, because I would be happy to get a test drive with this software. I will let...

Cibes Platform Lift A5000 available on bimobject.com

Cibes has recently released the A5000 product range as revit BIM familes: http://bimobject.com/de/product?Manufacturer=cibeslift These models are fine for the first planning stages. If you need perfect BIM models for concrete orders, please contact your Cibes sales....

BSI BIM Specifications

The BSI document "PAS 1192-2:2013 Specification for information management for the capital/delivery phase of construction projects using building information modelling" can be freely downloaded from the bsigroup website. A small regsitration is required, but the PDF...

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