National Gypsum Introduces Bim Objects
National Gypsum has announced the release of BIM (Building Information Modeling) objects for building, design and construction professionals' use in design, specification and scheduling. The BIM objects are available through Autodesk Seek.
The system families provide Revit users with models that integrate manufacturer specific data into drawings and specifications to streamline workflow and improve accuracy.
"National Gypsum is committed to making the best products in the industry and providing the tools and knowledge to support building and design professionals," said Mundise Mortimer, manager of technical marketing for National Gypsum. "This is the latest step to ensure those professionals are as efficient as possible to reduce costs during the planning and building process."
The features and benefits of BIM objects for National Gypsum wall systems include:
- Ease of navigation of wall options
- Multiple ways to sort/find wall options
- Easy/standard copy/paste technique for users to leverage the content
- Single source access for content
- Only one file to distribute
- Only one file to maintain
- Content details
- Approved wall assemblies
- Standard wall construction/material techniques
- Details associated to each wall type
- Easy detail copy/paste
BIM objects are the latest addition to National Gypsum's web-based tool set, which already includes Submittal Builder and Green Product Score (GPS). The Submittal Builder allows professionals to choose product technical information including submittal pages, guide specifications and MSDS, which can be bundled into a single PDF. Green Product Score is an easy-to-use online resource designed to create customized sustainable materials data sheets.
The BIM objects are available at seek.autoseek.com or you can call 1-800-NATIONAL for technical information.
About National Gypsum
National Gypsum is a fully integrated manufacturer and supplier of building products used worldwide. Primary emphasis is on Gold Bond® BRAND gypsum board; ProForm® BRAND drywall finishing products; PermaBase® BRAND cement board products; e2XP® Extended Exposure fiberglass mat products; an XP® family of abuse, impact, mold and moisture resistant products; SoundBreak® XP®, an acoustically enhanced gypsum board; and the High Strength LITE family of lightweight gypsum board products. For more information, visit nationalgypsum.com.
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