Validating BIM & Construction with point-clouds

Validating the BIM coordination model throughout construction, using laser scanning, is a progressive approach to ensure the model is within tolerance of the as-constructed conditions of a project. If any out-of-tolerance installation errors are discovered, the BIM model can be updated to reflect the accurate as-built conditions. This process will help prevent costly on-site changes and prefabrication errors, as well as enable the delivery of an accurate BIM model to the owner.

Validating mechanical sleeves, hangers and radiant tubing installation position with point-clouds vs. the BIM coordination model.

Validating mechanical sleeves, hangers and radiant tubing installation position with point-clouds vs. the BIM coordination model.


Construction Point Layout

bim & Construction point layout

Through BIM Point Layout, it is possible to minimize the disconnect between the coordinated BIM model and trade contractors in field. Manual layout is vastly prone to human error, which deteriorates the accuracy of the BIM model over the duration of a construction schedule. By incorporating survey point layout in the BIM coordination process, owners and contractors will see increased efficiency, smarter ways to accomplish tasks, better control of cost and time variance and higher value at a similar or decreased overall cost.


EXAMPLE SOLUTIONS

  • Underground Piping
  • Ductwork Hangers
  • Pipe Hangers
  • Electrical Hangers
  • Wall, Roof & Floor Penetrations
  • Equipment 
  • More

AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Architectural & Engineering
  • Construction Managers
  • General Contractors
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Contractors
  • Concrete & Precast
  • More

BIM Point Layout "Pays For Itself"

In this video, Andy J. Egan Co, Inc. foreman Terry Patterson shares how his team saved two weeks on one project site with help from 3D Imaging Services. With nowhere to pull strings from -- the traditional layout method -- 3DIS used BIM Point Layout to quickly and accurately identify plumbing installation points.