BIM Information Exchange Demonstration
JULY 23-25, 2008
COBIE Implementation Testing: Project Blueprint
RoomData and CodeBook direct export to XML spreadsheet
by Nicholas Nisbet MA (Cantab) DipArch (UNL) - AEC3 and William East, PE, PhD - Engineer Research and Development Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The following table provides the analysis conducted to evaluate software manufacturer compliance with the Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBIE) conducted for the Building Information Modeling Information Exchange Demonstration.
The COBIE file was submitted in the MS Excel 2003 XML spreadsheet format. This format can be translated to an equivalent IFC model using the ifcCOBIE program. The XML spreadsheet can also be opened directly by MS Excel for use during construction and commissioning.
Project Blueprint COBIE File via direct submission to COBIE Spreadsheet
||RoomData and CodeBook
||Roomdata (North American Version)
Codebook (Version 9 Beta Version)
|IFC file submitted
|COBIE XLS spreadsheet
|Checker file results
| 05-System Worksheet
| 06-Register Worksheet
- Optional replacement cost and expected life not provided
- CT ratio = 4.297 = 159 components / 37 register types (good)
| 07-Component Worksheet
| Other sheets provided
- 08-Attribute (includes some cost information)
||The sample file submitted included architecture spaces, equipment and serviced terminals.
Software support for the Project Blueprint products in North America may be obtained from:
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