Facility owners should have a different outlook on the value of BIM for their projects. The value of BIM tools and processes for owners can be very much attuned to the tools and enabled processes within a given project, or it can differ with a focus on the facility operations and related data after complete.
A contract protocol establishes the terms for a successful BIM project completion, defining Employer BIM Objectives, Project Milestones, Delivery Strategy, Levels of Development and Stages, Use of Models, Responsibilities Matrix, obligations, priorities, licenses and liability, Project Information Structure, Collaboration Strategy and Electronic Data Exchange.
- Lead and contribute to the creation of a specific BIM Execution Plan (BEP) for the project where all agreed terms are covered, as described in PAS 1192-2:2013.
- Assist Employer to define main objectives and reasons to pursue a BIM program in the project, and develop the Employer Information Requirements draft.
- Support the creation of project specific contract language, documents, processes and procedures in order to help stakeholders work together using BIM in a smooth and efficient way in the context of the project.