6.2. USGBC and LEED

To begin, the strategies of a BIM process directly correlate into that of a sustainable design strategy. Strategies such as early goal setting, team coordination, responsibility matrices, construction efficiency coordination, and technology to provide better answers are included in both. So, how do you integrate a sustainable modeling strategy into the proposed development of a BIM process? To start, we need more integration between the contracting team and the design team; more specifically, identifying what purposes the contractor can use the BIM file for. These may include a number of tools throughout the course of a sustainable construction project that are analyzed in tandem to model development. Prior to beginning any ...

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