The Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 1192 part two was published in February 2013; the specification was based on existing Code of practice BS 1192 dated 2007 amended in October 2015 and again in April 2016. The code of practice included recommendations for the delivery phase of an asset lifetime  – Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) phase, the […]

Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR)

The PAS 1192 term Employer Information Requirements (EIR) has been replaced by Exchange Information Requirements (EIR) on projects where ISO 19650 standards are applicable. Employer’s information requirements (EIR) also use the acronym (EIR), which defines the information that will be required by the employer (the organisation that will let the contract) to develop and operate […]

Construction Operation Building information exchange (COBie)

COBie is a non-proprietary data format for the publication of a subset of building information models (BIM) that focuses on delivering asset data rather than geometric information. It is formally defined as a subset of the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC – the international standard for sharing and exchanging BIM data across various software applications), but […]

BIM collaboration format (BCF)

BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) is an open file format that allows the addition of textual comments, screenshots, and other information on top of the IFC model layer for improved communication among coordinating parties. It decouples communication from the model itself.

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Technical Committee – Buildings and civil engineering works

Technical Committee (TC)

a Technical Committee (TC), which develops standards in a certain sector or industry;

Subcommittee (SC)

a Subcommittee (SC), which addresses a specialized area within a TC;

Project Committee (PC)

a Project Committee (PC), which is created to develop one standard, after which it is disbanded.

AD Hoc Group (AHG)

AD HOC GROUP (AHG) Group set up within a committee to look into a particular problem and report back to the parent committee at a meeting. The group is disbanded after the meeting at which it presents its report.

Conformity Assessment Committee (CASCO)

Committee whose secretariat is provided by ISO/CS that deals with conformity assessment and is responsible for the development of conformity assessment standards.