Subcommittees Currently Reviewing 40 Ballot
The Ballot Submission Period to comment on the
nation’s building information modeling (BIM) standard has officially closed. The
Submission Period to develop the National BIM Standard – United States™
Version 3 (NBIMS-US™ V3) closed September 19 after a 30-day extension.
The NBIMS-US™ Subcommittees now have until
October 29 to complete the review of the 40 ballots received during the Ballot
Submission Period. At that time, the Subcommittees will then submit their
recommendations, along with the ballots, to the full NBIMS-US™ Project Committee
membership for review and comment.
NBIMS-US™ V2 is a consensus-based standard and
includes reference standards, information exchange standards (which are built
upon the reference standards), standard practices, best practice guidelines and
terminology to support users in their implementation of open BIM standards-based
Highlights of the various ballot submissions
- Level of
- OmniClass Tables
(6 previously included, adds remaining 7)
- United States
National CAD Standard®;
- Penn State uses
- Virtual Design
& Construction Scorecard;
- and other topics.
The full membership of the NBIMS-US™ Project
Committee will then have until December 11 to provide comments on the ballots.
Final content is expected to be ready by early spring 2014, with the publication
of the NBIMS-US™ V3 ready in summer 2014.
View the adjusted schedule.
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Only National Institute of Building Sciences
buildingSMART alliance™ NBIMS-US™ Project Committee members can submit comments
and vote on NBIMS-US™ ballots. Individuals serving on the Project Committee must
be members in good standing for 84 days (with their membership current as of
midnight, November 10, 2013, Hawaii Time), to be eligible to vote in the Ballot
Voting Period February 3 –March 13, 2014. Check your eligibility now.
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