HVAC Information Exchange Out for Public Comment

August 9, 2012 -- A new information exchange focused on heating, ventilating and cooling systems (HVAC) is now available for public review and comment. HVAC experts, architects, engineers, builders, specifiers, facility managers, manufacturers and others involved with HVAC and the construction process are requested to provide input on the HVAC information exchange (HVACie).

The purpose of HVACie is to ensure that products, product assemblies, properties and connections between pipes, ducts and other HVAC equipment are properly represented in the building information model (BIM).

A group of experts from the United States and abroad, including representatives from ASHRAE, completed the technical documentation and examples for this open information exchange. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) published the draft document.

Once finalized, HVACie will be submitted for potential inclusion in the National BIM Standard-United States™. It is just one of a number of active information exchange projects currently being developed in association with the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance .

Learn more about HVACie . Provide comments .


About the National Institute of Building Sciences


The National Institute of Building Sciences , authorized by public law 93-383 in 1974, is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests to identify and resolve building process and facility performance problems. The Institute serves as an authoritative source of advice for both the private and public sectors with respect to the use of building science and technology. For more information, please visit www.nibs.org .



Contact:

Gretchen Hesbacher
Tel.: (202) 289-7800

E-mail: ghesbacher@nibs.org



1 | 



Review Article Be the first to review this article
Bentley: Get Connected


Jobs
Topo/Bathy Sensor Operator for Optech at Kiln, MS
Internet Business Development Manager Internship for TechJobsCafe at Campbell, CA
Upcoming Events
REAL CORP 2015 at Ghent Belgium - May 5 - 7, 2015
AIA Convention 2015 at Atlanta GA - May 14 - 16, 2015
AECOsim Building Designer SIG at United States - May 19, 2015
Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) Regional Session Toronto at Metro Toronto Convention Centre 255 Front Street West, North Bdg Room 206CD Toronto Ontario Canada - Jun 10 - 11, 2015
Bentley: Get Connected
Bentley: Get Connected
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2015 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 210, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408) 850-9202 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy