- GSA is using Energy Plus for energy modeling. It is available from the Government and it IFC compatible. Open standards allow the energy models to be connected to Building Automation Systems to compare designed performance to actual performance so reconciliation can occur.
- Proper use of BIM and COBie data exchanges enables immediate as-builts, immediate inventories and immediate lists of equipment/component/parts/special tools.
- Preparation for work order systems and connections to CMMS is dramatically reduced, allowing for immediate and measurable management benefits. Improvements include better management of warranties in the first year when service is contracted. Commissioning service improvements from having data accessible and actionable.
- Job site staging and material flow issues are resolved more easily according to results a GSA pilot projects.
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