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Investigation on the potential of integrating BIM into green building assessment tools

Mohmed Solla, Mohmed Solla and Ismail, Lokman Hakim and Yunus, Riduan (2016) Investigation on the potential of integrating BIM into green building assessment tools. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (4). ISSN 18196608

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In recent years, there has been increasing awareness of the importance of using information technology in improving “green building” performance in terms of design, construction, and operation. Assessment tools help industry stakeholders evaluate the performance of green buildings. Building information modeling (BIM) enables architecture, engineering, and construction managers to evaluate the performance of green buildings during preconstruction. BIM-based sustainable analysis extracts the data from a building model, which supports the assessment for green building certification. This paper explores the use of BIM with other assessment tools, such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, BEAM Plus and Green Star. The study also examines the potential use of BIM in green building rating systems and the possibility of achieving credit via BIM tools and analysis software. In a case study of a construction project, using green building assessment tools integrated with BIM has led to an improved green building and facilitated the performance assessment of this building during the certification process.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green building assessment building information modeling; leadership in energy and environmental design; beam plus green star green building rating system
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1000-1727 Systems of building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 03:44
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017 03:44
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8534
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