Healthcare construction boom highlights BIM advancements

July 2, 2014
Business Solutions

A healthcare construction boom has highlighted Building Information Modeling (BIM) advancements, according to an article on the Business Solutions website.

With BIM, a facility can be designed, built and tested in a virtual environment, where real-time simulations can be conducted before construction even starts, the article said. This allows a project team to find errors, omissions and conflicts before the construction phase begins.

BIM also creates a working database of information around the facility that is useful throughout the building’s life. Any future upgrades, operational procedures or scenario planning can be done using BIM technology and the information gathered from the beginning of the project.

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