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

Practice Integrated Sustainable Design with BIM

Meet the challenge of integrating Building Information Modeling and sustainability with this in-depth guide, which pairs these two revolutionary movements to create environmentally friendly design through a streamlined process. Written by an award-winning team that has gone beyond theory to lead the implementation of Green BIM projects, this comprehensive reference features practical strategies, techniques, and real-world expertise so that you can create sustainable BIM projects, no matter what their scale. From basic concepts, to sophisticated test methodologies, to improved workflows, this timely book offers a wealth of information you can implement right away.

  • Learn why BIM is an important tool for sustainability

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

  • Understand Building Information Modeling, from concept to construction

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

  • Factor sustainability into the design process, leveraging free environmental resources

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

  • Transform traditional processes into new workflows that integrate the entire design team and emphasize green solutions from the start

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