Monday, June 29, 2009

State of WI (DSF) - Requires BIM

The Department of State Facilies (DSF) for Wisconsin will start requiring Building information models for certain projects starting July, 2009. Here is a short snipit:


This BIM Guideline and Standard applies to DSF A/E selections advertised on or after
July 1, 2009 for the following projects:

  • Required on all construction (new and addition/alteration) with total project
    funding of $5M or greater
  • Required on all new construction with total project funding of $2.5M or greater
  • Required on all addition/alteration construction with total project funding of $2.5M
    or greater that includes new addition costs of 50% or more of total
  • Encouraged but not required on all other projects.

Follow the links below to the DSF site where you can download specific articles on the subject:

http://www.doa.state.wi.us/dsf/masterspec_view_new.asp?catid=61&locid=4

http://dsfbimstandards.forumco.com/default.asp