Are you curious on fire engineering in BIM? If so, we have put together a short checklist for you who are ready to take your first step towards a BIM implementation.
1. Get to know the available tools
To move fire engineering to a BIM environment means that the appropriate tech and software is needed. Revit is a commonly used modular software in which the architects create 3D drawings of their design. Bimfire Tools is a plugin to Revit with which the fire engineer can enter important fire information into the 3D drawing to be kept as live data throughout the project. Read more about Bimfire Tools here or register for a free demo here.
2. Get to know yourself
Apart from finding the tools needed, you also need to know more about your own digital maturity. You must do the proper prework. What skills and knowledge does the organization possess today? Who within your organisation should and need to be involved? Put a shorter workshop together to see where your organisation is standing today. If you need help with this workshop, we can help you out. Get in touch/set up workshop.
3. Get to know the workflow
BIM design differs from traditional design. The most different aspect with BIM is that the fire consultant works more actively with the drawing, creating their own models and layers in relation to the architect model. To get used to the new workflow training might sometimes be needed. Bimfire Tools partner Symetri offers training as a two-day course which can help you to get started. Read more here.
4. Get to know your new offer
Working in BIM offers the possibility to extending your offer to old clients as well as forming new relationship to new ones. To reach full potential, BIM should be included in all customer dialogue. If you need help, we offer training to project managers who work with customer relations. Read more here.
FEWsteps | Bimfire Tools
FEWsteps is the concept that will help your organization to go from traditional fire safety design to becoming fully integrated with the BIM design processes. FEWsteps help your organisation to feel completely comfortable working with Bimfire Tools, and beyond.
With a few steps, FEWsteps takes you through the implementation of a completely new digital way of working. Read more here.