Hamworthy Heating has become one of the first boiler manufacturers to offer 3D BIM (Building Information Modelling) objects to its customers, recognising the benefits these models bring to major projects. BIM offers 3D digital representations of buildings and infrastructure where, eventually, information covering every element of its lifecycle, including costs, carbon emissions and maintenance schedules, can be shared between clients, construction teams and facility managers.
Identifying the need for collaboration from manufacturers, Hamworthy Heating is providing BIM objects across its entire Fleet range, which includes all associated metadata, size configurations and pipe kit options.
BIM will allow data exchange between all parties working on a project, clients, consultants, architects, contractors and maintenance organisations, and could include all details of individual components, costs and health and safety information within a single model. This is invaluable for trouble-shooting, clash detection, room layouts and scheduling before work starts on a site.
The unique space saving ability of Hamworthy’s vertical stacking boilers such as the Fleet V can now be shown digitally, via BIM objects, to offer the highest output, on the smallest footprint in the market today.