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Buildin Information Modeling for Green Buildings

Format On Demand: Article/Print
Offered by Green Building Research Institute (GBRI)
Price $39.00
Category Innovation in design and operations

This article is designed to be an overview of BIM applications and functionality, particularly as it relates to the green building industry. It will begin by looking at the problems that BIM was developed to solve,and then move on to the uses and benefits that BIM can offer a project. It will focus on BIM's applications to LEED projects.


  • Describe BIM's genesis and function.
  • Utilize BIM's potential for:  

    • Conceptual design 
    • Documentation 
    • Operational management 
    • Energy simulation 
    • Daylight simulation 
    • Construction analysis 
    • Simplification of construction process 

  • Identify where BIM can be used to earn/ document LEED credits.
  • Analyze BIM's application in a case study project.

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CE Hours 2.0