CIC BIM Standards for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (August 2019)

(The zip file contains the BIM Standards and the LOD Responsibility Matrix)

 

This document sets out the BIM Standards for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) and it should also be read in conjunction with the CIC BIM Standards – General.

 

The appropriate Level of Development (LOD) for adoption of a BIM Standards is a controversial topic, especially in the MEP discipline. It is necessary to define a standard and align the industry with a consistent and mutual understanding, to avoid causing misunderstanding and ambiguities among clients and project teams that may lead to additional effort, time and cost.

 

This BIM Standards is focused on LOD which is software neutral. The LOD framework and approach set out in this BIM Standards apply to the MEP discipline.