Thousands download A&G’s BIM objects

Published:  10 June, 2014

More than six months after going ‘live’ on the National Building Information Modelling (BIM) Library, Acheson & Glover (A&G) has received a significantly high proportion of downloads of its BIM objects.

A&G’s concrete products were first showcased on the National BIM Library – a free online resource for construction professionals – in November 2013. Since being listed, A&G has achieved more than 3,000 downloads to date.

“A&G is leading the way in offering specifiers concrete products in various formats,” said Hayley Charlton, product manager at RIBA Enterprises.

“In recent months there has been a surge in demand for construction products to be available in a BIM format. A&G has taken advantage of this demand and offers its products in the exact formats specifiers want at the very time they need them – when producing building project specifications.”

Brian McConnell, marketing manager at A&G, said: “We were aware for some time that BIM was going to dramatically alter the way professional designers and specifiers created their projects. Being the first hard landscaping concrete manufacturer to go live on BIM has put us at the forefront of dynamic building modelling software.

“Building on this success, we are currently in the process of creating more BIM models to be uploaded to the NBS National BIM Library.”

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