Design for Sustainability: An approach based on the integration of BIM and Building Performance Analysis

Girish Patel Gudumagatte Malleshappa, Abdul-Quayyum Gbadamosi*, Zi Qian, Haibo Feng, Bolakunmi Oluwayemi

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BIM has emerged as a modern method for the design and management of construction throughout the lifecycle of a project. BIM has been widely used in various activities such as architectural and structural design, scheduling, resolving clashes, data sharing, monitoring projects, and various applications during the construction phase of a project. Nowadays, most countries are motivated in building great infrastructures thereby causing increased carbon emissions and energy consumption. This leads to a rise in the greenhouse effect. To overcome this crisis the AEC industry has given more importance to sustainable design and construction. Different private organizations have introduced various advanced technologies which have capable in analyse the building performance for sustainable outcomes. In construction, the industry has followed innovative methods through a collaboration of BIM with the Building performance analysis (BPA)tools to enhance the sustainable design workflow. This research paper brings an overview of the importance of sustainable design in the AEC industry. The importance of the BPA tools which are used along with BIM for the analysis of energy consumption and carbon emission. The hypothetical case study has demonstrated the step-by-step procedure for fully integrating BIM and BPA by using the Revit application and IES VE (Integrated Environment Solution and Virtual environment). This producer can be able to understand the relationship between BIM and BPA tools. Mainly about the challenges faced during the interoperability process which will be affected the sustainable analysis. Through the integration of BIM and BPA tools can be able to understand the current level of limitations and benefits of the sustainable design workflow.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 1 Sept 2022
EventThe Eighth International SEEDS Conference 2022: Sustainable Ecological Engineering and Design for Society - University of West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom
Duration: 31 Aug 20222 Sept 2022
Conference number: Eighth


ConferenceThe Eighth International SEEDS Conference 2022
Abbreviated titleSEEDS
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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