An Introduction to BIM & Automated Specifications
In this one hour course, we will discuss Building Information Modeling and how this technology has optimized the building design process. We will take a more in depth look at how current specification management works and discuss an idea for improving the currently disjointed method. We will introduce automated specification management systems and present a tutorial to detail the features and functions of this new specification system. Finally, we will discuss best practices for introduciing automated specification management into you firm's workflow.
- Define Building Information Modeling (BIM) and discuss the challenges associated with utilizing BIM for project specification.
- Compare and contrast UniFormat and MasterFormat and explain how these systems can improve the workflow processes in a design firm, from estimation through construction.
- Describe automated specification management systems and explain how these systems can improve the workflow processes in a design frim. from estimation through construction.
- List best practices for employing an automated specification management system in your firm's workflow.
10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion