What is a Product Type?

Similarities for efficient Information Management Most manufacturing businesses manage their products by grouping them according to functional, design and market similarities. These groupings are normally called ‘product lines’ or ‘product ranges’. [...]

Wanted: standard-based properties in BIM software

Wanted: Standard-based properties in BIM software The AEC industry has finally woken up to the benefits of data-driven analytics and performance. Construction product manufacturers are ‘setting their data free’ from PDFs and the [...]

Delivering as built data and collaboration

Delivering as built data for BIM Level 2 How about delivering as built data? It is a well-known fact that most major UK contractors have become early adopters of BIM in their processes. [...]

Skanska and coBuilder are paving the road to construction product data exploitation

Skanska and coBuilder are paving the road to construction product data exploitation coBuilder is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with one of the world’s leading project development [...]

What is the difference between product and technical documentaton according to the CPR?

What is the difference between product and technical documentaton according to the CPR? If you are a manufacturer of construction products, you will be expected to provide information about your product [...]

Types of performance for construction products in your DoP

Types of performance for construction products in your DoP From businesses, employees, social media campaigns, medicines to construction products - measuring performance is a hard task. It is often so multicomponented that simple [...]

What is an EPD?

The environmental product declaration or EPD is a document that provides information on the life-cycle environmental impact of a product. The EPD contains information about different types of environmental impacts such as ozone depletion, acidification of soil and water, depletion of natural resources and energy consumption for (...)

What is CObie? A simple outline

COBie is the abbreviation for Construction Operations Building Information Exchange and although it may sound strange and unfamiliar, COBie is actually a very simple and clear format for delivering building assets data. It is just an XML spreadsheet file with some rules on the structuring and content of the provided data. The COBie (...)