Green BIM
Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling
By Eddy Krygiel, Brad Nies
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: April 2008
Pages: 241

Practice Integrated Sustainable Design with BIM

Meet the challenge of integrating Building Information Modelingand sustainability with this in-depth guide, which pairs these tworevolutionary movements to create environmentally friendly designthrough a streamlined process. Written by an award-winning teamthat has gone beyond theory to lead the implementation of Green BIMprojects, this comprehensive reference features practicalstrategies, techniques, and real-world expertise so that you cancreate sustainable BIM projects, no matter what their scale. Frombasic concepts, to sophisticated test methodologies, to improvedworkflows, this timely book offers a wealth of information you canimplement right away.

  • Learn why BIM is an important tool for sustainability

  • Understand when and how to evaluate the effect of greenresources on your projects

  • Understand Building Information Modeling, from concept toconstruction

  • See how to best use 3D geometric models instead of 2D CADdesigns

  • Factor sustainability into the design process, leveraging freeenvironmental resources

  • Set up a BIM model and identify material quantities to figureupstream impact and downstream consequences

  • Transform traditional processes into new workflows thatintegrate the entire design team and emphasize green solutions fromthe start

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