BIM-BAM-BOOM! Taking BIM from Design to Operations on Design-Build Projects

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The use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D drawings have become a de facto standard for the design of water and wastewater treatment facilities. These BIM models have proven to be very effective in communicating ideas early in the design process to optimize a facility’s performance and achieve consensus with an owner. However, there are few examples and limited standards for design-build projects, particularly for progressive design-build, on how contractors should best apply BIM during construction, and establish requirements for final BIM delivery to owners, that will provide efficiencies and cost savings for ongoing operations and maintenance.

This webinar will discuss the practical applications for BIM through the design-build process, and considerations for contract documents, owner’s requirements, and final submittals that will support long term facility maintenance and asset management systems. The promise of BIM is for information developed during design to aid in building assembly modeling, or BAM, through the construction phase to enable efficient scheduling, contractor coordination, and cost control. Ultimately, if design-build is done right, the owner can leverage BIM and BAM for building operations optimization modeling, or BOOM, to support enterprise asset management that minimizes energy consumption, optimizes maintenance, and guides overall facility operations.

Dan Baker

Vice President

Carollo Engineers

Mr. Baker is a Vice President with Carollo Engineers and a leader in the Program Management Group of the Utility Advisory Services Technical Practice. He has over 25 years of consulting experience in the water/wastewater industry with broad expertise in program controls, organizational development, business intelligence, asset management, and information technology. He holds a Masters in Engineering from M.I.T. and is a registered professional engineer in California and Arizona.

Vinnie Hart

Senior Project Manager

Carollo Engineers

Vinnie Hart is a senior project manager with Carollo and has 28 years of experience. He is the Director of Design-Build for Carollo and has focused on delivery of large design-build projects for private and public agencies throughout the United States.

Ivan Thorne

National Project Technology Lead

Carollo Engineers

Ivan Thorne has more than 30 years of combined professional design experience with emphases in BIM modeling and implementation including visualization using AR/VR for BIM and VDC integration. Ivan’s focus is working with BIM groups, project managers and IT groups across the company footprint on a wide range of design, pursuits and BIM focused projects and client initiatives.


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