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ASSA ABLOY Cautions Over New UK Building Safety Act

New provisions of the 2022 Building Safety Act came into force in the United Kingdom on 1st April, including a duty for owners of high-rise buildings to keep the safety and standard of buildings under review and a duty to establish a system for sharing building safety information[1]. Full implementation of the Act is due…


Extending BIM to Doors

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions have launced an app-based custom configuration tool for creating, visualising, modifying and managing door openings. The Openings Studio™ BIM application provides access to complete doorset information at all stages from product concept to product care, helping builders and architects to design and specify doors and hardware with live BIM connectivity –…


UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation Launches Asset Information Management Common Data Environment

The United Kingdom Defence Infrastructure Organisation has launched the next phase of its Asset Information Management Common Data Environment (AIM CDE), using the intelligent data management platform, gliderbim®. The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has successfully led a phased deployment of a new AIM CDE, using the gliderbim platform and with the support of Glider’s information…


Firestone Roofing Systems Listed on NBS Source

Holcim brand Firestone Building Products has listed product data for its EPDM and TPO roofing and lining systems with NBS Source to make it easier for specifiers to embed its systems in building information modelling (BIM) models. The listings means specifiers can now access the Firestone product data they need during the early design stages…

Net Zero

Schneider Electric and RIB back Industry-leading Carbon Calculator Technology

Schneider Electric- and RIB have partnered with Building Transparency, a non-profit organization that has developed a free and open access tool targeted at reducing the impact of embodied carbon and making the AEC industry more efficient and sustainable.Following its recent acquisition of RIB, the partnership further strengthens Schneider Electric’s expertise in smart and carbon-free buildings. …

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