Marley Eternit, the leading UK based roofing manufacturer, is introducing BIM objects for its most popular series of clay plain tiles. The company launched their online BIM space in 2013 with Autodesk Revit. These BIM objects will be included to the accessible fibre cement slates and façade models which can be obtained through manufacturer’s own online BIM Space.
The BIM users can avail these new BIM objects for the Acme single and double camber, Ashdowne Handcrafted and Hawkins clay plain tiles. Each model comprises of comprehensive dimensions, product specifications, material performance data and the environmental documentations of each product as well as image files for generating high-class 3D renderings of the roof.
Besides these BIM objects provide support for taking informative roof design, allows architects, contractors and their clients to eliminate wastage, decrease build times and ecological impact which result in huge cost savings.
The specifiers will be able to directly order for any samples which are essential for their project through these BIM objects devoid of departing the software.
With BIM the roofing contractors can create a virtual model of the roof prior to actual commencement of the physical construction on the jobsite. BIM facilitates the architects, contractors and clients to perform intimately involving all parts of the supply chain to enhance the effectiveness as well as lessen the cost and ecological impact of construction.
These BIM objects provide great benefits to Architect as they can choose products based on BIM objects over identical substitutes. Marley Eternit in its UK headquarters situated at Burton-on-Trent, has developed the BIM models with the help of the in-house technical team and specialists BIM experts.
BIM can play a significant role for recognizing the sustainability properties of the materials and components utilized in the building construction. Marley Eternit’s new range of BIM objects includes details of their notable ecological credentials, as well as the capability to attain an A+ rating in the BRE Green Guide to Specification, BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing certification and personage carbon footprint data at product level.