With use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) increasing across the UK’s construction sectors, Eurocell has introduced its BIM Centre, an online tool dedicated to quick and easy BIM model specification.
An industry-wide investment in BIM has been encouraged by the UK Government. In 2011, it stated that central government departments should require BIM Level 2 on all of its products, from April 2017 onwards. Funding to push onto Level 3 is currently ongoing.
A BIM model is a 3D replica of a building product, with information attached to its various parts. By implementing it in building design processes, organisations can develop a better understanding of the lifetime cost and performance of the asset, and its different elements.
Therefore, BIM can enable better decision-making, and deliver better long-term value.
Developed to make BIM model specification as simple as possible, the BIM Centre offers a growing number of models, covering Eurocell’s Modus and Eurologik ranges, in RFA and Revit Family format. Autodesk Revit software is required.
After signing up, users can use Eurocell’s new search and filter tool to browse its BIM model library and source the product that they need. All models can be downloaded as the end of the session, eliminating the time-consuming process of downloading one at a time.
Once downloaded, the models will be stored in the user’s personalised BIM Library for easy access at a later date.
Updates are delivered automatically via email, to ensure that users have access to the latest information: for example, they are informed when models have been updated or amended.
Eurocell’s ‘Request a BIM’ function enables users to submit queries to the company’s support team, who are equipped to provide technical advice, and help users to search for the models they need.
Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes specialist, has expanded its range of wood adhesives, as a new durable product developed for use in the home joins the range.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Innovations & New Products, Interiors, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Wooden products
Delta’s Directors, Christopher Burbridge, David Symes and Kevin Dodds, were delighted to attend The Worshipful Company of Constructors Installation Dinner on Wednesday 10 October.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Posts
The mild, wet autumnal weather can provide ideal conditions for mould and mildew to thrive, but the outlook has gotten brighter, thanks to Crown Trade’s range of Clean Extreme Mould Inhibiting paints.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Innovations & New Products, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts
Sadolin is helping tradespeople get ready for the colder months, with the launch of a new winter promotion, available exclusively through Sadolin’s merchant stockists.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Garden, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Timber Buildings and Timber Products