Canadian BIM Community Acknowledges Development of US National BIM Standard

New standard showcases the important role of consensus-based standards in building information modelling industry

OTTAWA, Thursday July 23, 2015 – The Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC), and its program delivery arm buildingSMART Canada, are pleased with the release of the latest National BIM Standard – United States, under the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance.

The Standard, which is in its third iteration, was developed through a consensus based approach—including contributions from buildingSMART Canada—and has doubled the amount of content from its previous version. With more than 3,100 pages of content, the standard marks a major contribution to the development of BIM standards and best practices.