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Sustainability lies in the product

Professionals working in the construction industry are faced with numerous product choices and are getting more and more conscious about their impact on the environment and society. Going even further, when choosing a material they have to know that the selection of each material has a significant role to play for the creation (...)

September 14th, 2015|

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 (...)

September 14th, 2015|

Cobuilder’s mission: digitising the UK construction industry

The introduction of Cobuilder’s goBIM (for product manufacturers) and ProductXchange (for contractors, clients and facilities managers) is just what the doctor ordered for the UK construction industry. This bold move by the UK Government has indicated that, in terms of the once futuristic “bimification” (...)

September 14th, 2015|

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 (...)

September 14th, 2015|