Category: CodeBook

CodeBook Pro Releases New Room Finishes Module

News release   October 1, 2014   CodeBook Pro Releases New Room Finishes Module    Helping architects, designers and engineers to streamline information workflow and increase productivity October 1, 2014, London, UK: CodeBook Pro releases Room Finishes Module for ceilings, floors and walls, underlining CodeBook’s commitment to developing functionality users need to improve workflow and …

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Introduction to Building Data Management (BDM) Concept and Workflow

Introduction to Building Data Management (BDM) Concept and Workflow   Introduction This document looks to discuss what professionals are using today to manage data then offer an alternative which will revolutionise workflow from inception through construction to operation. Data                              What are we specifically talking about? Scale                             How much and what are the volumes? Capture                         …

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CodeBook’s Andy Hamer discussing BIM Data Management

Andy will be discussion BIM Data management at the Construction Industry Council on the 16th of September: We welcome all Codebook users and none CodeBook users top pop in and say hello.  

Is technology available to deliver BIM Level 2 or Level 3 today?

A few weeks ago I attended a presentation where the speaker representing the UK BIM TASK Group suggested technology wasn’t available today to delivery BIM Level 3 because the Task Group hasn’t yet defined its requirements; therefore products with this capability don’t exist.   BIM Organisation Struggles Many organisations will struggle to implement Level 2 …

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Time Saving Tips & Feature Updates

Time Saving Tips & Feature Update Today’s blog covers a selection of really useful time saving functions and some new ones we have added Rebuilding thumbnails As the library develops it’s a fact that graphics are going to change, CodeBook Pro stores graphics against textual information in the CodeBook library for easy identification. When items …

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The Importance of Validation

You see BIM software vendors using the terms validation and checking interchangeably.  When in fact they are really don’t complete the same function.  There is a great difference in the actual level of accuracy between the two methodologies with validation the only way to ensure your data is truly accurate and really correct. Validation goes …

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Key to BIM’s success is shared data in a collaborative workflow

Key to BIM’s success is shared data in a collaborative workflow I read the intriguing titled “BIM for the terrified” guide from the NBS today. It gives a potted history of development of BIM, a clear rationale why it’s essential in the design, construction and operations and its key features: Collaboration across the industry Engagement …

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CodeBook International Promotes Sam Oliver to VP Global Operations

June 25, 2014, London, UK: CodeBook International promoted Sam Oliver to VP Global Operations with immediate effect. Sam will now manage all support, training, implementation staff, leading CodeBook implementation teams and overseeing all CodeBook desktop client, Access and SQL database,  Hosted and Cloud support activities. Sam started working for CodeBook in 2007 starting on the …

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Revit COBie interoperability – That’s the easy bit!

Revit COBie interoperability – That’s the easy bit! Over the past few days I have been watching the praise heaped on Autodesk with its recent announcement on its progress improving COBie interoperability and its truly good news. There’s a really big step for COBie to work being missed COBie is data! – the data needs …

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BIM – “It’s all about the data”!

BIM – “It’s all about the data”! Attending conferences is always a good way to check out the mood of the market, gather first hand user insights and, of course, meet potential clients.  So last week I travelled half away across England to attend The BIM Conference held in a former 12th Century Cistercian Abbey. …

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