BIM-R Conference Schedule

Residential BIM Manager (BIM-R™) Training Schedule


Session 1

Part 1

What is BIM

1. What is Building Information Modeling?
a. Lack of knowledge of BIM
2. BIM Terminology
a. Not just a catchphrase
3. 2D Traditional Method vs. BIM
4. Using BIM in building design, construction, sales, and facility management
a. More than just a rendering/marketing tool
b. Clash detection and model coordination

Part 2

BIM Evolution

1. Who started? Who’s to continue? How?
2. Comparing BIM-R to typical 2D CAD
3. Level of development/detail (LOD)
4. Trading information and collaboration between trades
5. ISM’s – IFC, compliance level, IDM, IFD (Standards)
6. Knowledge of the different formats
7. The future of BIM-R

Part 3

BIM-R for All Residential Partners

1. Schematic design and design development
2. Construction documents
3. Design options
4. Digital manufacturing
5. The truss, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing engineer, collaboration efforts
6. Phases of model coordination
7. BIM-R for the builder’s back office
8. Construction managers, building partners, and sales staff’s uses of file sharing with the eventual end user: the homeowner

Session 2

Part 1

Time & Simulation

1. Model + time = types of activities
2. Project phasing
3. Site phasing
4. See what’s approaching before it is built

Part 2

Material & Labor Data (Cost)

1. Model + (material quantitites + time + cost)
2. Importance of knowing before you model: what to model and why
3. Characteristics of a good estimating model
4. Cost analysis, feasibility studies and budget tracking in schematic design
5. Critical Path Method vs. PERT, who’s on top?

Part 3

Life Cycle, Sustainability

1. Scheduling material and equipment analysis and lifecycle properties
2. Energy analysis of material and component assemblies, the best performance
3. Homeowner’s model and continuing responsibilities

Session 3

Part 1

Building Management

1. Existing residential building management vs. BIM-R building management and maintenance
2. Managing manufacturer and component data
a. Importance of avoiding warranty issues
b. Success at the component level

Part 2

Maintaining the Business End

1. 100% Buy-in from stakeholders
a. Cost
b. Training
c. Uneducated management
2. Resistance to change
a. Not everyone will get on board right away, or at all
3. The BIM-R execution plan
4. Contracts liability and negotiation
5. Fair risk allocation and responsibility provisions
6. BIM coverage limitations for insurance
7. Intellectual property rights and licensing related to design, model use, and maintenance
a. Model control (who owns it?)
8. BIM execution plan for your business
9. Data storage and management
a. Underestimating time required (transition should be measured in years, not weeks
b. Software experience/training
c. Upgraded technology/computers
d. More RAM, hard drive space, faster computers
10. Multi-office issues with models
11. Marketing tool

Part 3

BIM-R Route for Success

1. What are the differences between BIM and BIM-R?
2. Where are we now and where do we want to be?
3. How do you see everyone in residential construction moving to BIM-R?
4. How does what you’ve just learned apply to your bottom line?
5. What do you need to do in order to transition to BIM-R?

Closing Remarks

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