Integrated Building Design
Scope of TC 7.1
TC 7.1 is concerned with facilitating interaction among all building disciplines, from earliest concept development throughout the building lifecycle, in order to achieve integration of design efforts and operation of the total building.
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Integrated Project Delivery and Building Design Integrated building design (IBD) promotes holistic collaboration by project team members during all phases of project delivery. It emphasizes optimizing system solutions based on the project’s objectives, in the context of whole-building performance. Optimizing system solutions requires the participation of all team members. For IBD to succeed and be beneficial, the entire project delivery team must be committed to, understand, and remain engaged in the process, from setting the owner’s program requirements through the completion of construction, commissioning, handover and start-up, and operations and facility management. This chapter provides a working knowledge of IBD, highlights activities that support collaboration, and helps the HVAC design professional develop a structured and integrated approach to project delivery.
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TC 7.1 is a co-sponsor for: 1609-RP: DEFINING THE CAPABILITIES, NEEDS AND CURRENT LIMITATIONS OF BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM) IN OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FOR HVAC&R TC 7.3 Operation and Maintenance Management. Co-sponsored by: SGPC20 - XML Definitions for HVAC&R
As the use of BIM technologies gains momentum across the industry, ASHRAE members, including mechanical system design engineers, product vendors, software developers, controls engineers, commissioning authorities, facility managers, researchers and academic instructors will all be impacted by BIM.
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This TC is involved in the following Multidisciplinary Task Groups (MTG).
Building Information Modeling MTG.BIM will coordinate the activities of multiple TC/TG in the area of standards and approaches to support the implementation of BIM within ASHRAE products and within the industry workplace. MTG-BIM will also represent ASHRAE interests within the BIM marketplace outside of ASHRAE and provide a conduit for funneling information about the BIM industry to ASHRAE members.
Operations and Maintenance Activities That Impact Energy Efficiency MTG.O&MEE will coordinate TC/TG/TRG activities to help support the application of ASHRAE guidelines, Standards and other technical resources to support regulatory bodies, utilities, building owners and others who are attempting to enhance efficiency of existing buildings. Responsibilities include suggestions for research, development and presentation of technical programs of all types on maintenance and its impact on energy consumption and efficiency. It will be especially involved with interactions with those who are introducing and evaluating strategies for building efficiency enhancements.
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