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BIM in the news

By Jeanne Brown on November 28, 2006 9:43 AM | Permalink
Federal Computer Week reports in a November 20 article by Michael Hardy that the U.S. "General Services Administration has mandated that new buildings designed through its Public Buildings Service use building information modeling in the design stage." For GSA, even in this initial application, BIM has the advantage of allowing simplified checking of energy efficiencies and other data-based components. The potential power of BIM (Building Information Modelling) beyond the design stage is touched upon in this short article.