— Your participation is very important —
BIM is revolutionizing the construction sector world-wide. Key strengths of this approach to modeling include:
- BIM technology is a tool for enhancing both productivity and quality of work.
- Three-dimensional representations of functional and physical characteristics of projects that form a shared source of information throughout the project’s life cycle.
- A single source of all building information for planning and implementing renovations, servicing key operational systems and even providing informational needs for emergency response providers.
Alberta Finance and Enterprise together with four of Alberta’s educational institutions (University of Alberta, University of Calgary, NAIT and SAIT) are preparing to put Alberta’s construction sector at the forefront of this developing technology by establishing an Alberta Centre of Excellence in Building Information Modeling (ACE-BIM). The Centre will promote the use of BIM, educate businesses and individuals in its use, assist them with the implementation of BIM and play a research and development role in the advancement of the technology and the accompanying infrastructure and industry changes that it might require.
Representatives of organizations and employees that will be impacted by the adoption of BIM are being invited to complete an online survey to inform the ACE-BIM task team about their current awareness, perceptions and participation in BIM. This information will assist the team to develop effective marketing strategies to ensure Alberta remains an innovative leader of the construction sector. Results of this survey will be presented at a BIM symposium in the fall of 2011.
How to Participate:
The ACE-BIM task team has contracted Nichols Applied Management, an independent consulting firm, to conduct the online survey. The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete. The web address for the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Implementation Survey is:
Please complete this online survey by August 22, 2011.
Thank you for your participation.
The information you provide is being collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only for this research project. Should you have any questions about the ACE-BIM or the survey, please contact:
Catherine Wirt [mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org]
Allison Mones [mailto: email@example.com]